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					HUBERT BURDA MEDIA - MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS GMBH
Arabellastraße 23, 81925 München . Telefon 0 89/92 50-25 75 . Telefax 0 89/92 50-27 45




Curriculum Vitae

 1909           On 28 July, Anna Magdalene (Aenne) Lemminger was born the daughter of
                engine driver Franz Lemminger and his wife Maria in Offenburg.

                She visited a convent school for her primary and secondary education, and
                later the commercial college in Offenburg. Following graduation, she com-
                pleted a commercial apprenticeship at the local electric power company.

 1930           Engagement to the publisher and typographer Dr. Franz Burda.

 1931           Wedding on 9 July.

 1932           Birth of first son Franz on 24 May.

 1936           Birth of second son Frieder on 29 April.

 1940           Birth of third son Hubert on 9 February.

 1949           Formation of the fashion publishing house Aenne Burda.

 1950           First issue of BURDA MODEN published, with a circulation of 100,000
                (in January).

 1952           Initial production of individual sewing patterns.


 1953           Construction of a new building for the publishing house in Offenburg.
                Architect: Egon Eiermann

                BURDA INTERNATIONAL is launched.

 1965           Circulation of BURDA MODEN reaches one million.

 1974           Recipient of the Great Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

 1977           CARINA is launched.

 1979           Recipient of the Ring of Honour of the City of Offenburg

 1984           Recipient of the Bavarian Order of Merit

 1986           Senator Dr. Franz Burda dies on 30 September.

                First issue of VERENA.

 1987           Aenne Burda launches “Burda Moden" in the Soviet Union. It is the first Western
                magazine published in Russian. Fashion show in Moscow under the
                patronage of Raissa Gorbatschowa. By going to Russia, Aenne Burda
                establishes the international character of the Burda publishing house.




HUBERT BURDA MEDIA - Marketing & Communications GmbH - Geschäftsführer: Dr. Marcel Reichart, Stephanie Czerny
HUBERT BURDA MEDIA - MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS GMBH
Arabellastraße 23, 81925 München . Telefon 0 89/92 50-25 75 . Telefax 0 89/92 50-27 45




 1989           In cooperation with Burda GmbH, publishing house Aenne Burda takes up
                global sales of advertising space for the Soviet government publication “Isves-
                tija“.

                Recipient of the Jakob Fugger Medal of the Bavarian publishers association

                Aenne Burda is made an honorary citizen of her hometown Offenburg

 1991           Formation of the Aenne Burda Foundation, with the goal of supporting senior
                citizens and people in need. The foundation remodels the historic Vinzentius
                House in Offenburg; an additional 50 apartments for “assisted living“ are cre-
                ated. Opening in July 1999.

 1994           The publishing house Aenne Burda is incorporated into Hubert Burda Media.

                Gold Medal of Honour by the State of Salzburg, Austria

 1995           BURDA MODEN is launched in China

 1999           On 28 July, Aenne Burda celebrates her 90th birthday and donates the 20-
                metre high sculpture “Freedom (Male/Female)“ by the American artist Jona-
                than Borofsky to the City of Offenbach.

 2001           Recipient of the Great Cross of Merit with Star of the Federal Republic of Ger-
                many
                “As a publisher, editor-in-chief and columnist, she has made a valuable con-
                tribution to developing a sense of fashion,“ says Johannes Rau, President of
                the Federal Republic of Germany.

 2004           On the occasion of her 95th birthday, Aenne Burda’s hometown Offenburg
                names an avenue for the honorary citizen.

 2004           BURDA MODEN is published in 16 languages and in 89 countries around the
                world.



For further information, please contact:
Nikolaus von der Decken
Hubert Burda Media
Spokesperson
Phone: 0049-89-9250 –3422
Nikolaus.decken@burda.com
www.hubert-burda-media.com



Offenburg, November 2005




HUBERT BURDA MEDIA - Marketing & Communications GmbH - Geschäftsführer: Dr. Marcel Reichart, Stephanie Czerny