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member of the European Parliament , politician , university professor , member of the Volkskammer , President of the Bundesrat of Germany , Member of the Landtag of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Alfred Gomolka is a German politician and Member of the European Parliament for Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Background

Gomolka, Alfred was born on July 21, 1942 in Breslau, Germany.

Education

University of Greifswald.

Career

He is now retired and lives in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. He was the 1st Minister President of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and served as the 44th President of the Bundesrat from 1 November 1991 to 19 March 1992, beeing the first head of an east-german state to do so. Gomolka tried to avoid the takeover of the East-German shipyards by the West-German Bremer Vulkan AG, which was proposed during the post-communistic privatizations.

After he was forced to leave office in 1992, the East German shipyards were sold to the Bremen shipbuilder by his predecessor. In the following years the Bremer Vulkan illegally transferred subsidies of 350 Million Euros to keep jobs at the Shipyards in Bremen running.

Politics

Christian Democratic Union, Christian Democratic Union.

Membership

He was a member of the conservative Christian Democratic Union of Germany, part of the European People's Party from 1994 to 2008.