In the most serious hours of his life Klaus Wowereit (66) is alone. Friends can comfort him only by phone. The former mayor is under quarantine! On Saturday, his husband, Jörn Kubicki, is a Corona-infection died, with only 54 years.

Kubicki suffered for years from a severe lung disease: “I have COPD, can hardly put one foot in front of the other,” he said recently.

A significant pre-existing condition – and with Covid-19 in this case, fatal. According to IMAGE-information Kubicki, even neurologist has been treated in the Charité.

Kubicki on a photo of 2016Foto: Soeren Stache / dpa

The politician and the doctor – it was the big love. On Sunday, a day after his death, would have celebrated both the anniversary of their acquaintance.

29. March 1993 Wowereit Kubicki met in the Bar Centrale in Berlin-Kreuzberg. “The guy proved to be a very pleasant guy,” writes Wowi in his book, “…and that is a good thing”.

his parents in the South of Germany visited Kubicki a few days, it is clear – the two cannot without each other: “We missed us terribly. I suffered as a Teenager.“

On the SPD land party Congress on 10. June 2001, the whole world of your love. At 16.35 Wowereit gets inside his legendary sentence into the microphone: “love is enjoyed, and Enjoyed; I’ll tell you, and who has not yet to be known: I’m gay – and that is a good thing!”