37th year  -  N° 145                 Wednesday, 25 May 2022         Antwerpen		
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Saturday 30th of July 1977

45 years ago

Director of the Dresdner bank Jürgen Ponto is shot dead by Director of the Dresdner bank die Rote Armee Fraktion aka Baader-Meinhof Gruppe at the age of 54 in Oberhöchstadter Straße 69, Oberursel, Hessen, Germany.

RAF members Susanne Albrecht, Brigitte Mohnhaupt and Christian Klar attempted to kidnap Ponto but shot him when he resisted.