Wolfgang Thonke

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Birthday
28, 1938
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jan 22, 2019 (80)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1938
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jan 22, 2019 (80)

About

German journalist who was the last Deputy Commanding General for Germany in the National People's Army Air Force.

Before Fame

He was forced to move to Bautzen with relatives during World War II, and joined the National People's Army as a volunteer in 1957.

Trivia

He was awarded with numerous honors, including the bronze Patriotic Order of Merit and the Medal 30th Anniversary of the Foundation of the GDR.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Karen.

Associated With

Both he and Matt Lauer have had successful careers in Journalism.