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Honecker, Erich Line breaks: Erich Hon|ecker
Pronunciation: /ˈhɒnɪkə/

Definition of Honecker, Erich in English:

( 1912–94), East German communist statesman, head of state 1976–89. His repressive regime was marked by a close allegiance to the Soviet Union. He was ousted in 1989 as communism collapsed throughout eastern Europe.

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