- Category : 1901-births
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Penetration 4
German politician of the Christian Democratic Union who was Federal Minister of Health in the German Cabinet from 1961 to 1966, the first woman to hold a Ministerial position in Germany.
On 10 December 1965 she was the first woman to be awarded the Großkreuz des Bundesverdienstkreuzes (loosely, "Grand Cross of the German Federal Cross of Merit"). From 1970 to 1972 she was the First Chairman of the German Women's Council.
Elisabeth Schwarzhaupt died on 30 October 1986, aged 85. In 1997 the German government issued a postage stamp with her image.