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Wolfgang Schäuble

Government official , lawyer , legislator

Wolfgang Schäuble, German government official, German legislator, lawyer. Decorated Commander Ordre National du Mérite, Commander Legion of Honor.


SCHAUBLE, Wolfgang was born on September 18, 1942 in Freiburg. Son of Karl Schauble and Gertrud (nee Gohring) Schauble.


Abitur (advanced matriculation examination), 1961. Universities of Freiburg and Hamburg, law, economic science, 1961-1966. First state examination in law, 1966.

Second state examination, 1970. Doctorate, 1971.


Vice-President, Science and Politics Foundation, Bonn. Member of Junge Union (Young Union), since 1961. District chairman, Junge Union, Südbaden, 1969-1972.

Member of district Executive Committee, Christian Democratic Union Sudbaden, since 1970. Chairman, federal special Committee Sport, Christian Democratic Union, 1976-1984. Chairman. Working Group European Border Regions, Christian Democratic Union, 1979-1982.

Parly, secretary, CDU/CSU parly, group, 1981-1984. Deputy chairman, district Executive Committee, Christian Democratic Union Südbaden, since 1982. Member of Bundestag for Oflenburg, since 1972.

Member of Federal Executive Committee, Christian Democratic Union, since 1989. Federal Minister for Special Tasks and Head of Federal Chancellery, 89. Federal Minister of the Interior, April 1989.

Assistant, and representative for political education, Freiburg University. Entry into tax administration, Baden-Württemberg. Senior executive officer (Regierungsrat), Tax Office Freiberg 1.

Lawyer, regional superior court, Offenburg, 1978-1984.




Bundestag since 1972. Park, European Council 84.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, chess, music.


Married Ingeborg Hensle, 1969. 4 children.

Karl Schäuble

Gertrud (Gohring) Schäuble

Ingeborg Hensle