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Edelgard Bulmahn

German government official

Edelgard Bulmahn, German government official. Chairperson European Space Agency Council at Ministerial Level, since 2001; member presidium Social Democratic Party of Germany Party.

Background

BULMAHN, Edelgard was born on March 4, 1951 in Minden/Westfalen.

Education

Petershagen secondary school, Abitur (advanced matriculation examination), 1972. University of Hannover, political science, English studies. First state examination, 1978.

Second state examination, 1980. Long periods abroad in Israel and the United Kingdom. Par/y: Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (SPD, Social Democratic Party of Germany), 1969.

Career

District councillor Hanover-Linden, 1981—1986. Member Bundestag, Germany, since 1987, Social Democratic Party of Germany Deputy Spokesperson on research & technical policy, 1990-1994. Member Social Democratic Party of Germany caucus parliamentary executive committee, 1991-1998, Social Democratic Party of Germany national executive committee, since 1993.

Chairman Bundestag Committee on Education, Science, Research & Technology, 1995-1996. Parliamentary spokesperson on education & research, 1996-1998. Chairman Social Democratic Party of Germany, Lower Saxony, 1998—2003.

Federal minister of education and research Government of Germany, 1998—2005. Chairman Science Forum for Social Democracy, 1995.

Politics

sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (SPD, Social Democratic Party of Germany), 1969

Membership

Chairperson European Space Agency Council at Ministerial Level, since 2001. Member presidium Social Democratic Party of Germany Party.

  • Clubs: Naturfreunde (Friends of Nature). Association for the Promotion of the Rambaff Theatre (Chmn.).

Connections

Married.