Sieveking, Kurt

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Sieveking, Kurt Gender: M
born on 21 February 1897 at 06:30 (= 06:30 AM )
Place Hamburg, Germany, 53n33, 9e59
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 02°53' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 23°53 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 02°54'

Kurt Sieveking (1957)
photo: Own work, license cc-by-sa-3.0-de


German politician (CDU) and First Mayor of Hamburg. In his position as the head of a German state, he was serving as President of the Bundesrat in 1956–1957.

Sieveking was from a well known Hamburg family, his great-granduncle Friedrich Sieveking preceded him in office as First Mayor in the 1860s. Many streets and places in Hamburg were named after them: e.g. Sievekingsallee, Sievekingdamm and Sievekingsplatz.

In 1951, Sieveking was appointed as the consul in Stockholm and later ambassador in Sweden. In 1953, Sieveking was the canditate of the conservative parties for the office of the First Mayor. He won the election, in his office term he reformed the school system and initiated the town twinning with Saint Petersburg (then Leningrad) in 1957. After the election defeat he remained a member of the Hamburg Parliament.

He died on 16 March 1986, aged 88, in Hamburg.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hamburg Archives.


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 88)
  • Vocation : Politics : Diplomat
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (CDU)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (First Mayor of Hamburg, 1953-1957)