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Hans STERCKEN

Member of the Bundestag

Hans STERCKEN, German Member of the Bundestag. Knight Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany; Officer’s Cross of the Honorary Legion of France; Order of the Knights of Malta; honours from, Belgium. France, Austria, Greece. Portugal, Italy, Guinea. Spain. Cameroon.

Background

STERCKEN, Hans was born on September 2, 1923 in Aachen. Son of Josef Stercken and Johanna Jeuckens.

Education

University of Bonn, philosophy, classical philology, history, archeology. Ph D. 1952; spoken languages: English, French, Italian.

Career

Adviser to Government, of Turkey 1957-1958, to Govts, of Cameroon, Guinea, Mauritania and Senegal 1965. Manager Director Federation Centre for Political Education 1969-1976. Chairman Committee on Foreign Affairs since 1985.

President German Africa Foundation 86, German-Turkish Association since 1983, German-Greek Association since 1985, German Atlantic Association since 1990, Swiss-German Association since 1990. Leader German Delegate IPU 1982-1985. Executive Committee IPU 1983-1988, President Inter-Parl.

Council of IPU 1985-1988, Honorary President since 1990. Decorations from Federation Republic of Germany, Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Finland, France, Greece, Guinea, Italy, Portugal, Spain.

Works

  • Several books.

  • De Gaulle hat gesagt 1968, Vive l’Europe 1969, Zuriick zum Leben 1980.

Religion

Roman Catholic.

Membership

Bundestag (for Aachen) since 1976.

  • Clubs: rotary club.

Connections

Married Annemarie Wittelsberger in 1953.

father:
Josef Stercken

mother:
Johanna Jeuckens

spouse:
Annemarie Wittelsberger