Egon Klepsch

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Egon Alfred Klepsch
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17th President of the European Parliament
In office
1992–1994
Preceded byEnrique Barón Crespo
Succeeded byKlaus Hänsch
Personal details
Born(1930-01-30)January 30, 1930
Bodenbach (Podmokly), Czechoslovakia
DiedSeptember 18, 2010(2010-09-18) (aged 80)
Koblenz, Germany
Political partyCDU, EPP

Egon Alfred Klepsch (January 30, 1930 – September 18, 2010.[1][2][3][4][5]) was a German politician (CDU).

In 1979 Klepsch became chairman of the EPP parliamentary group. After he had stood in vain in 1982 for the office of President of the European Parliament, he was elected in 1992. In 1994 he retired from the European Parliament and became an advisor to Deutschen Vermögensberatungs AG.[6]

Honors[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "DER SPIEGEL 39/2010 - Egon Klepsch". m.spiegel.de.
  2. Ex-Bundestagsabgeordneter Klepsch ist tot. SWR Nachrichten.
  3. Merkel: CDU trauert um Egon Klepsch Archived 2012-10-10 at the Wayback Machine. news aktuell.
  4. CDU-Politiker Egon Klepsch verstorben. op-online.de.
  5. CDU-Politiker Egon Klepsch verstorben Archived 2011-06-16 at the Wayback Machine. RP ONLINE.
  6. "Home - MEPs - European Parliament". www.europarl.europa.eu.
  7. Prime Minister of Malta Website, Honorary Appointments to the National Order of Merit Archived October 7, 2011, at the Wayback Machine