Hubert Burda

Mass Media Owner
Born Feb 9, 1940

Hubert Burda is a German art historian and publisher. Burda is CEO and owner of Hubert Burda Media, publishing more than 250 magazines inside and outside Germany, including Focus and Bunte.

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1940 Birth Born on February 9, 1940.


1975 35 Years Old He is President of the Association of German Magazine Publishers (VDZ) and cofounder of the European Publishers Council (EPC) as well as Council Member of the World Economic Forum (WEF). His commitment to cultural endeavours includes the Hermann Lenz Award for German lyrics, formerly the Petrarca Prize, which was first awarded in 1975. … Read More


1999 59 Years Old Through his active involvement in Partners in Tolerance, Hubert Burda supports Steven Spielberg's Shoah Foundation. In October 1999 he received the Interfaith Gold Medallion from the International Council of Christians and Jews for his services to German-Jewish reconciliation. … Read More


2002 62 Years Old In 2002 the title of Honorary Professor was bestowed on him by the Minister-President of Baden-Württemberg and he received the Great Cross of Merit (Bundesverdienstkreuz) of the Federal Republic of Germany.
2006 66 Years Old In 2006 the Zentralrat der Juden in Deutschland ("Central Council of Jews in Germany") has awarded Burda its Leo Baeck Prize.
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