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Andreas GROSS

Andreas GROSS, Swiss Member of the Nationalrat. political science award, University of Lausanne, 1983. founder. Group for a Switzerland without an army, 1982; founder, Eurotopia, since 1991; member, Swiss, US, United Kingdom and World Associations of Political Scientists; Director, Scientific Institut, for Direct Democracy, Zurich.

Background

  • GROSS, Andreas was born on August 21, 1952 in Kobe, Japan. Parents: Rolf Gross and Margaratha Gross (née Meyer).

  • Education

    • Graduate in history, University of Zurich, 1972-1976. Master of Arts in Political Science, University of Lausanne, 1978-1983. Research fellowships, Berlin and Stanford (USA), 1987/88/90.

      Spoken languages: German, French, English.

    Career

    • President, Swiss Young Socialists. 1979-1983; member, Zurich City Parliament, 1986-1991. Member, National Parliament, since 1991.

    Works

    • Eurotopia newsletter, 1992.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party

    Religion

    Protestant.

    Membership

    Founder. Group for a Switzerland without an army, 1982. Founder, Eurotopia, since 1991. Member, Swiss, US, United Kingdom and World Associations of Political Scientists.

    Director, Scientific Institut, for Direct Democracy, Zurich.

    Personality

    Interests

    Europe, peace politics.

    Connections

    • Spouse Katharina Gross (née Meier), 1977. Children: Dominik, Anina.
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    Born August 21, 1952
    (age 65)
    Nationality

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