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Heiner Geissler

Heiner GEISSLER, German politician. Bundestag 1965-1967, since 1980; Pari, of RheinlandPfalz 1971; Television Council, Second German Television 1970-1982, Fernsehratesder ZDF since 1987.

Background

  • Geissler, Heiner was born on March 3, 1930 in Oberndorf/Neckar, B.-W., Germany.

  • Education

    • Abitur (advanced matriculation examination), 1949. Universities of München and Tubingen, philosophy, law. First state examination in law, 1957.

      Doctorate. University of Tubingen, 1960. Great state examination in law, Stuttgart, 1962.

    Career

    • Chairman, Ring Christlich Demokratischer Studenten (RCDS, Union of Christian Democratic Students). Head of Ministerial Office, Minister of Employment and Social Affairs, Baden-Württemberg, 1962-1965. Senior Executive Officer (Regierungsrat), 1962-1965.

      Minister of Social Affairs, Health and Sport, Rheinland-Pfalz, 1967-1977. Member of Federal Council (Bundesrat), 1967-1977. Member of Exec, board.

      Konrad Adenauer Foundation. Member of county Exec, board, Christian Democratic Union in Rheinland-Pfalz. Member of federal Exec, board.

      Social committees of the Christlich Demokratische Arbeitnehmerschaft (CDA, Christian Democratic Workers). General secretary. Christian Democratic Union, 1977-1989. Federal Minister of Youth, Family and Health, October 1982-Sept.

      1985; member of supervisory board. Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF, Second German Television Channel), 1986-1992. Member of Bundestag, Südpfalz.

      Vice pres., Christlich Demokratischen Internationale (CDI, Christian Democratic International), since 1986. Vice-Chairman, Christian Democratic Union, 1989-1990. Member. Presiding Board, Christian Democratic Union, since 1990.

      Vice-Chairman, CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group, since 1991. Judge; member of Gewerkschaft Öffentliche Dienste, Transport und Verkehr (ÖTV, Trade Union for Public and Transport Services). Member of advisory board, Barmenia Insurances, since 1986.

    Works

    • Author: Die Neuer Soziale Frage, 1976, Abschied von der Männergesellschaft, 1986, Zugluft-Politik in stürmischer Zeit, 1990, Heiner Geissler im Gespräch mit Gunter Hofmann and Werner A. Perger, 1993, Gefährlicher Sieg-Die Bundestagswahl 1994 und ihe Folgen, 1995, Der Irrweg des Nationalismus, 1995.

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    Religion

    Catholic.

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Bundestag 1965-1967, since 1980. Pari, of RheinlandPfalz 1971. Television Council, Second German Television 1970-1982, Fernsehratesder ZDF since 1987.

    Personality

    Interests

    Paragliding, mountaineering and climbing.

    Connections

    • Married Susanne Thunack, 1962. Children: Dominik, Michael, Nikolai.
    • spouse: Susanne Thunack
    • children: Dominik Geissler
    • Michael Geissler
    • Nikolai Geissler
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    • 1957
      University Munich and University Tübingen
    • 1960
      Stuttgart
    • 1961 - 1965
      head, office Minstry Labor and Social Affairs
      Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
    • 1965 - 1967
      member, Bundestag (German parliament)
      Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

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