State Council of East Germany

The State Council of East Germany (German: Staatsrat der DDR) was the collective head of state of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) from 1960 to 1990.[1]

State Council of the German Democratic Republic
Staatsrat der DDR
Flag of the Chairman of the State Council
TypeCollective head of state
StatusDissolved
AppointerVolkskammer
Term length5 years
Constituting instrumentConstitution of East Germany
PrecursorPresident of the German Democratic Republic
Formation12 September 1960
Abolished5 April 1990

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