Jörg Schönbohm

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Jörg Schönbohm
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Deputy Minister President of Brandenburg
In office
13 October 1999 – 19 February 2009
Minister PresidentManfred Stolpe
Matthias Platzeck
Preceded byAlwin Ziel
Succeeded byUlrich Junghanns
Minister of the Interior of Brandenburg
In office
13 October 1999 – 6 November 2009
Minister PresidentManfred Stolpe
Matthias Platzeck
Preceded byAlwin Ziel
Succeeded byRainer Speer
Senator for the Interior of Berlin
In office
25 January 1996 – 12 November 1998
Governing MayorEberhard Diepgen
Preceded byDieter Heckelmann
Succeeded byEckart Werthebach
Inspector of the Army
In office
17 October 1991 – 18 February 1992
DeputyHarald Schulz
Preceded byHenning von Ondarza
Succeeded byHelge Hansen
Personal details
Born(1937-09-02)2 September 1937
Neu Golm, Germany
Died7 February 2019(2019-02-07) (aged 81)
Kleinmachnow, Germany
Political partyChristian Democratic Union

Jörg Schönbohm (2 September 1937 – 7 February 2019) was a German politician. He was a member of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany. He was a retired Lieutenant General.

He was the first commander of the Bundeswehr Eastern Command in 1990. In 1991 he became the Inspector of the Army. He was retired in 1992 to become Undersecretary for Security Policy in the Federal Ministry of Defence.

From 1996 to 1998 Schönbohm was Senator of the Interior for the city of Berlin, and from 1999 to 2009 he held the same office as Interior Minister for the state of Brandenburg.

He died on 7 February 2019 at the age of 81.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Der „märkische General" Jörg Schönbohm ist tot". MAZ - Märkische Allgemeine (in German). Retrieved 2019-02-08.