|23rd President of the European Parliament|
16 January 2007 – 14 July 2009
|Preceded by||Josep Borrell|
|Succeeded by||Jerzy Buzek|
|Leader of the European People's Party-European Democrats|
20 July 1999 – 16 January 2007
|Preceded by||Wilfried Martens|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Daul|
|Member of the European Parliament|
17 July 1979 – 30 June 2014
|Chairman of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation|
|Assumed office |
1 January 2010
|Preceded by||Bernhard Vogel|
|Born||15 September 1945|
|Political party||Christian Democratic Union|
|Residence||Bad Iburg, Germany|
|Alma mater||University of Bonn|
University of Geneva
Graduate Institute of International Studies
Hans-Gert Pöttering (born 15 September 1945) is a German conservative politician (CDU, European People's Party), and was the President of the European Parliament from January 2007 to July 2009.
He has served as a Member of the European Parliament since the first elections in 1979 until 2014 and was Chairman of the European People's Party-European Democrats 1999–2007.
He is a member of the Reconciliation of European Histories Group.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "About Us – Reconciliation of European Histories Group". Reconciliation of European Histories Group. Retrieved 1 August 2011.