National Front (East Germany)

National Front
Nationale Front der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik
ChairmanErich Correns (1950-81)
Lothar Kolditz (1981-90)
Founded30 March 1950
Dissolved20 February 1990
HeadquartersEast Berlin, German Democratic Republic
IdeologyCommunism
Marxism-Leninism

The National Front of the German Democratic Republic (German: Nationale Front der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik, NF), until 1973 the National Front of Democratic Germany German: Nationale Front des Demokratischen Deutschlands), was an alliance (Popular Front) of political parties and mass organisations in East Germany (also known as a Blockpartei). The NF was controlled by the Socialist Unity Party of Germany and was formed to stand in elections to the East German parliament, the Volkskammer ("People's Chamber").