Herbert Mies was born on February 23, 1929, and died on January 14, 2017.
He was a German politician.
Mies joined the Communist Party of Germany in 1945.
He was elected chairman of the (West) German Communist Party in 1973.
Mies was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize in 1985/1986.
He resigned from his position as party chairman in October 1989.
He died in his hometown of Mannheim.
Herbert Mies passed away at 87 years old.