Honorary citizen

The City Council may grant honorary citizenship to persons who have influenced the development of the City of Zwickau in an outstanding manner and over a long period of time and who have earned special merits in doing so, as well as to persons who have contributed to a noticeable improvement in living conditions over many years through their commitment and outstanding work for the City of Zwickau and its citizens and/or have contributed to the enhancement of the reputation of the City of Zwickau at home and/or abroad.

Honorary Citizen of Zwickau

  • Rainer Eichhorn (born in 1950)
    Award of honorary citizenship on January 11, 2003
  • Erwin Killat (born in 1933)
    Award of honorary citizenship on January 11, 2002
  • Dr. Ferdinand Piëch (born in 1937)
    Award of honorary citizenship on January 8, 1999
  • Prof. Dr. Carl H. Hahn (born in 1926)
    Award of honorary citizenship on January 9, 1998
  • Jürgen Croy (born in 1946)
    Award of honorary citizenship on August 26, 1976
Presentation of the certificate of honor by Dietmar Vettermann to honorary citizen Rainer Eichhorn
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