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Harald OFNER

Member of the Nationalrat

Harald OFNER, Austrian politician. Nationalrat since 1979.

Background

OFNER, Harald was born on October 25, 1932 in Vienna, Austria.

Education

Private tuition, matriculation, 1953. University of Vienna, Doctor of Law, 1958.

Career

Provincial Party Vice-Chairman, Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs (Freedom Party of Austria), 1974-1976 and provincial Party Chairman, Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs (Freedom Party of Austria) Lower Austria, since 1976. Vice-Chairman Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs (Freedom Party of Austria) Club, 1980-1983. First deputy Mayor, Mödling, 1975-1979.

Member of Nationalrat, for Lower Austria, 1979-1983, and since 1986. Minister of Justice, 1983-1987. Electrical engineer’s apprentice and electrical engineer, Siemens-Schuckert, Vienna, 1947-1957, (proficiency examination, 1951).

Trainee laywer, Vienna, 1958-1959. Articled clerk, Langenlois, Krems. Vienna, 1959-1965: lawyer, since 1965.

Membership

Nationalrat since 1979.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mountaineering, skiing, hiking, travel.