Christian Fuhrer

 

 

 

Age: 71

 

Summary: German Lutheran pastor and political activist whose prayer meetings for peace grew into mass demonstrations in 1989 that inspired East Germans to take to the streets to demand their right to freedom.

 

 

Cause of Death: Pulmonary fibrosis

 

Born: March 5, 1943

 

Died: June 30, 2014

 

Location: Leipzig, Germany