Rita Süssmuth

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Rita Süssmuth
Rita-Suessmuth.jpg
Süssmuth on 4 April 2014
President of the Bundestag
(West Germany until 1990)
In office
25 November 1988 – 26 October 1998
Preceded byPhilipp Jenninger
Succeeded byWolfgang Thierse
Federal Minister of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
(West Germany)
In office
26 September 1985 – 25 November 1988
ChancellorHelmut Kohl
Preceded byHeiner Geißler
Succeeded byUrsula Lehr
Personal details
Born (1937-02-17) 17 February 1937 (age 83)
Wuppertal, Germany
Political partyCDU
Alma materUniversity of Münster

Rita Süssmuth (German pronunciation: [ˈʁiːta ˈzʏsmuːt]; born 17 February 1937) is a German politician and a member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).

Sources[change | change source]

  • Michael F. Feldkamp (ed.), Der Bundestagspräsident. Amt – Funktion – Person. 16. Wahlperiode, München 2007, ISBN 978-3-7892-8201-0

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Political offices
Preceded by
Heiner Geißler
Federal Minister of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
1985–1988
Succeeded by
Ursula Lehr