Socialist Unity Party of Germany

related topics
{government, party, election}
{war, force, army}
{theory, work, human}
{company, market, business}
{area, part, region}
{son, year, death}
{country, population, people}
{line, north, south}
{album, band, music}
{style, bgcolor, rowspan}

The Socialist Unity Party of Germany (German: Sozialistische Einheitspartei Deutschlands, SED) was the governing party of the German Democratic Republic from its formation on 7 October 1949 until the elections of March 1990. The SED was a Communist political party with a Marxist-Leninist ideology. In the 1980s, the SED rejected the restoration of capitalism emanating from the social-democrat revisionist Gorbachev, such as perestroika and glasnost, and also failed to react to the growing discontent among the population of the GDR concerning its policies, particularly those in the areas of economics, personal liberty and the freedom to travel.[citation needed]


Early history

Full article ▸

related documents
History of Togo
One Nation (Australia)
Shimon Peres
United States presidential election, 1912
Louis St. Laurent
W. T. Cosgrave
John Turner
Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Jiang Zemin
Canadian Alliance
United States presidential election, 1988
Green party
Whig (British political faction)
Bloc Québécois
William Howard Taft
One-China policy
Lee Teng-hui
Gough Whitlam
Salvador Allende
Politics of Poland
Harold Washington
Pedro Rosselló
United States presidential election, 1860
Politics of Mauritania
Politics of Denmark
James K. Polk
Tactical voting
Irish Free State