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Volker Rühe

government official , politician

Volker Rühe, German government official. Member Deutscher Lehrerverband, Deutscher Beamtenbund, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Außenpolitik, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, International Democrat Union (London).

Background

Rühe, Volker was born on September 25, 1942 in Hamburg, Germany.

Education

Studied English and German language and literature, University Hamburg, Germany, 1970.

Career

With Christian Democratic Union, since 1963. Teacher Hamburg, Germany, 1968-1976. Deputy chairman JU, Germany.

Spokesman on education Hamburg Bürgerschaft, Germany, 1970. Deputy leader Christian Democratic Union. Chairman Conservative International, 1972-1974.

National chairman JU, 1973-1975. Chairman foreign relations committee International Democratic Union. Chairman party committee on foreign relations and relations with German Democratic Republic.

Appointed member Federal Bundestag, Bonn, Germany, 1976, deputy chairman Christian Democratic Union/CSU faction Germany, 1982-1989, member joint committee Germany, 1976, elected Germany, 1976, general secretary Christian Democratic Union Germany, 1989-1992. Federal minister of defense Government Germany, since 1992. Member Christian Democratic Union national executive Federal Bundestag, Germany.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Betr. Bundeswehr Sicherheitspolitik und Streitkräfte im Wandel, 1993. Editor: Herausforderung Außenpolitik Die neue Generation der Christian Democratic Union/CSU meldet sich zu Wort, 1988.

Membership

Member Deutscher Lehrerverband, Deutscher Beamtenbund, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Außenpolitik, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, International Democrat Union (London).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sport, jazz.

Connections

Married Anne Rühe; children: Lorenz, Jakob, Agnes.

spouse:
Anne Rühe

children:
Lorenz Rühe

Jakob Rühe

Agnes Rühe