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Gunter VERHEUGEN

Member of the Bundestag

Gunter VERHEUGEN, German Member of the Bundestag.

Background

VERHEUGEN, Gunter was born on April 28, 1944 in Bad Kreuznach, West Germany.

Education

Abitur (advanced matriculation examination). Universities of Köln and Bonn, history, sociology, political science, 1965-1969.

Career

Federal party secretary, Freie Demokratische Partei (Free Democratic Party), 1977-1978. Secretary-general, Freie Demokratische Partei (Free Democratic Party), 1978-1982. Chairman, sub-district, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany) Kulmbach.

Member of regional Executive Committee, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany) Franken. Member of State Executive Committee, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany) Bayern. Member of party Council, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany).

Spokesman of Executive Committee, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany), 1986-1987. Member Commission for International Relations. Member of Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany) Exec, committee.

Member of Bundestag, party list of Bayern, since 1983. Practical traineeship in journalism, Köln and Essen, 1963-1965. Head of Division Federal Ministry of the Interior, 1969-1974.

Head of Department, Foreign Office, 1974-1976. Journalist; senior editor, Vorwärtsverlag GmbH (Forward Publishing Company), Bonn.

Religion

Protestant.

Membership

Clubs: IGDP, Trade Union for Paper and Printing Industries, Humanist Union. Arbeiterwohlfahrt (AWO, Labour Welfare Organisation). Member Supervisory Board, Deutsche Welle (Voice of Germany).