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Karsten VOIGT

Member of the Bundestag

Karsten VOIGT, German Member of the Bundestag. Bundesverdienstkreuz, First Class.

Background

VOIGT, Karsten was born on April 11, 1941 in Elmshorn. Parents: Theodor Voigt and Margarethe Voigt (née Diedrichsen).

Education

University Hamburg, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, History, German and Scandinavian Studies. Spoken languages: English, Danish.

Career

Federal chairman, Young Socialists, 1969-1972. Representative, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany) in Foreign committee of the Bundestag. Member of Bundestag, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany), since 1976.

Member of committee, SPD-Bundestag Group. Foreign policy spokesman, SPD-Bundestag faction. Chairman, Committee for International Relations, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany) Executive Committee.

Member. Executive Committee of the Union of Social Democratic Parties of the European Community. Deputy, 1972-1973, Vice-President, 1971-1973 and Chairman, Controlling Commission, International Union of Socialist Youth, 1973-1975. Head of Adult Education Institute, VHS.

Religion

Protestant.

Connections

Spouse Inge Voigt (née Krebs), 1974.