Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party of Germany
Member of Volkskammer, 1990. Parliamentary State Secretary, Ministry of Employment and Welfare, 1990. Minister of the Interior, Brandenburg Region, since 1990.
Deputy Member of Bundesrat. Teacher, 1961-1972; speech therapist, Dessau, 77. Teacher. Technical College for Economy, Rodewisch, 197788.
Scientific assistant, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1989-1990.