Ernst Sieber

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Ernst Sieber
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Ernst Sieber in 2007
Born(1927-02-24)24 February 1927
Horgen, Switzerland
Died19 May 2018(2018-05-19) (aged 91)
NationalitySwiss
Alma materUniversity of Zürich
OccupationSwiss pastor, social worker, writer and former politician
Years active1957–2018
Notable work
Founder of the Sozialwerke Pfarrer Sieber foundation and relief organisation
Spouse(s)Sonja Sieber-Vasalli
Children5[2]
AwardsErnst Sieber#Awards
WebsiteOfficial website (German)

Ernst Sieber (24 February 1927 – 19 May 2018) was a Swiss pastor and politician. He founded in 1988 for disadvantaged people, to help to alleviate the hardships around addiction, disease, violence and homelessness. Sieber wrote books about his work as social worker to finance the foundation.

From 1991 to 1995 he represented the citizens of the Canton of Zürich as member of the Evangelische Volkspartei (EVP) political party in the Nationalrat, the lower Swiss parliament's house.

Sieber died on 19 May 2018 at the age of 91 in Hospital Triemli in Zurich.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Caroline Micaela Hauger: Pfarrer Ernst Sieber – Eine Leuchtspur der Liebe. In: Schweizer Illustrierte, May 21, 2018 (german).
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Pfarrer Ernst Sieber gestorben" (in German). srf.ch. 2018-05-20. Retrieved 2018-05-20.

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