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Carl-Dieter Spranger

Federal Minister of Economic Co-operation

Carl-Dieter SPRANGER, German Federal Minister of Economic Co-operation.


Spranger, Carl-Dieter was born on March 28, 1939 in Leipzig, Germany. Son of Rudolf and Hertha (Hürner) Spranger.


Abitur (advanced matriculation examination), 1957. Study of law and economics. First state examination in law, 1962.

Second state examination, 1966.


Chairman, Christlich Soziale Union (Christian Social Union) district association, Ansbach town, 1969-1973. Town councillor, Ansbach, 197276. Deputy chairman, Christlich Soziale Union (Christian Social Union) regional association, Mittelfranken, since 1973.

Member of county Executive Committee, Christlich Soziale Union (Christian Social Union), since 1977. Various functions in Working Groups and Christlich Soziale Union (Christian Social Union) Executive Committee of parly, group, 7th, 8th and 9th legislative period. Parliamentary Secretary of State, Ministry of the Interior, October since 1982.

Member of Bundestag for Ansbach. Leader. Mittelfranken regional Christlich Soziale Union (Christian Social Union) group, since 1989. Federal Minister of Economics Co-operation, 1991.

Lawyer; part-time assistant, for administrative law, 1964-1965. Full-time assistant, for civil law. University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, 1966-1967.

Junior lawyer at court of law, 1967. Public prosecutor, 1968. Associate judge at regional superior court (Landgerichtsrat), Ansbach, 1969.

Lawyer, since 1977; member of governing board. Deutsche Welle.


  • Bar: Germany 1977.




Married Gudrun Krapf. Children: Karin, Jürgen, Christiane.

Rudolf Spranger

Hertha (Hürner) Spranger

Gudrun Krapf

Karin Spranger

Jürgen Spranger

Christiane Spranger