Dr. Dorothea Frandsen

Title: Dr.
Prename: Dorothea
Surname: Frandsen
Name of birth: Lange
Profession: Senior civil servant
Birthday: 10/14/1909
Place of birth: Dortmund
Date of death: 09/11/2001
Place of death: Bonn
Children: 2
Education: 1929 final high school examinations (*Abitur*); university studies (law) in Munich, Berlin, and Königsberg; 1935 doctorate; 1937 state examination in Düsseldorf
Career: 1935 briefly, research associate in the Dortmund section of the Trade Association of Smelteries and Steel Mills; subsequently law firm in Dortmund; 1942–44 legal work in Poznań; 1951–63 consultant, 1963–75 director of the women’s affairs department, Federal German Ministry of the Interior
Memberships: 1976–82 president, German Federation of University Women (DAB); 1980–83 board member, National Council of German Women’s Organizations (Deutscher Frauenrat)
Major works: *Das Recht des Segelfliegers* (diss.; Allenstein: Harich, 1935); *Frauenfragen in internationalen Organisationen* (with Ursula Daldrup; Hannover: Niedersächsische Landeszentrale für politische Bildung, 1970); *Frauen in Wissenschaft und Politik* (with Ursula Huffmann; Düsseldorf: Schwann, 1986); *Helene Lange: Ein Leben für das volle Bürgerrecht der Frau* (Oldenburg: Isensee, 1999)