b. Vienna, March 12, 1916, d. Vienna, Feb. 1, 1987, lawyer and politician (Austrian Social Democratic Party, SPOe); brother of Engelbert Broda. 1957-1959 member of the Bundesrat; 1962-1983 member of the Nationalrat, as Minister of Justice (1960-1966, 1970-1983) introduced important reforms in family and social law; 1987 received the Human Rights Award of the European Council.
Works#Die oesterreichische Strafrechtsreform, 1965; Rechtspolitik, Rechtsreform, 1986.
Literature#M. Neider (ed.), C. B., Festschrift zum 70. Geburtstag, 1986.