A republic in north central Europe on the Baltic; established by the Soviet Union in 1954; reunified with Germany in 1990.
See Germany, East.(German Democratic Republic, GDR)
Country 1949–90, formed from the Soviet zone of occupation in the partition of Germany following World War II. East Germany became a sovereign state 1954, and was reunified with West Germany Oct 1990. For history before 1949, see Germany: history; for history after 1949, see Germany, Federal Republic of.
Nemačka Demokratska Republika.