German Unity Day

Germany Celebrates 27 Years of Unity as Nation Grows Divided

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When East and West Germany came together as one nation on October 3, 1990, it ushered in a new era of peace in a country so divided, and Germans across the world continue to celebrate the achievements of the historic moment every year as German Unity Day. The country’s top leaders turned …

Photo: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-1990-1003-400 / Grimm, Peer

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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John Kerry Issues Personalized Statement Touching On German Past For German Unity Day

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Every October 3rd, Germany celebrates Unity Day, marking the peaceful unification that took place in Germany back in 1990 when the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) acceded to the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).  It was an emotional time for people all around the world, but especially for those …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Germany Celebrates 22 Years of German Unity Day Today

By Darlene Fuchs on Email

German Unity Day is a national holiday in Germany, celebrated October 3rd, to commemorate the nation’s unification, when the Federal Republic of Germany and the Democratic Republic of Germany united to create one single federal Germany in 1990. German reunification (Deutsche Wiedervereinigung) took place twice after 1945: first in 1957, …

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