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Jens Böhrnsen

Jens Böhrnsen, German legislator, mayor. Bar: Germany 1977. Member of Union of Service Industries, Workers Welfare Organization, German-Israeli Society, Bremen section.

Background

  • Böhrnsen, Jens was born on July 12, 1949 in Bremen, Germany.

  • Education

    • Student in law, University Kiel, Germany, 1968—1973.

    Career

    • Civil servant, 1974—1975. Civil servant in public administration Bremen, Germany, 1977. Probationary judge Administrative Court of Bremen, 1978—1980, judge, 1980—1990, chief judge, 1991—1995.

      Member Bremen State Parliament, 1995—2005. Mayor, president, senator of culture & ecclesiastical affairs Senate of Free Hanseatic City Bremen, since 2005. President Federal Council (Upper House of Parliament), Germany, since 2009.

      Interim president Federal Republic of Germany, 2010. Member German Social Democratic Party, since 1967, head parliamentary party, 1999—2005.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Germany 1977.

    Membership

    Member of Union of Service Industries, Workers Welfare Organization, German-Israeli Society, Bremen section.
    Jens Böhrnsen
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    Born July 12, 1949
    (age 68)
    Nationality
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    • 1974 - 1975
      Civil servant
    • 1977
      civil servant in public administration Bremen
      Germany
    • 1978 - 1980
      probationary judge Administrative Court of Bremen
    • 1980 - 1990
      probationary judge Administrative Court of Bremen
    • 1991 - 1995
      probationary judge Administrative Court of Bremen
    • 1995 - 2005
      member, Bremen State Parliament
    • 2009
      president, Federal Council (Upper House of Parliament)
      Germany
    • 2010
      interim president, Federal Republic of Germany
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