Klaus pay for

Klaus pay for (* 15. March 1942 in Schlawe/Pommern) is a German politician (SPD).

It was from 1998 to 2000 Secretaries of Agriculture and from 2000 to 2005 Ministers of the Interior of the country Schleswig-Holstein.

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lives and occupation

after the Abitur 1961 carried out pay for first his military service off and completed then a study of the jurisprudence in Freiburg in mash gau and Kiel. From 1972 to 1987 it was active as an attorney and starting from 1974 also as a notary in Eckernförde.

Klaus pay for is married and has a child.

a party

since 1963 it is member of the SPD.


from 1970 to 1984 it was member of the meeting of the council in Eckernförde. From 1978 to 1984 he was here also a chairman of the SPD parliamentary group.

To 10. October 2001 moved Klaus pays for into the federal state parliament of Schleswig-Holstein after, to which it belonged then still until 2005.

public offices

from 1987 to 1998 was Klaus pay for mayors of the city Eckernförde.

To 5. May 1998 it was appointed as a Minister for rural areas, agriculture, nutrition and tourism into the federal state government led of Prime Minister Heide Simonis. After the election of the federal parliament 2000 it became to 28. March 2000 appointed the Minister of the Interior of the country Schleswig-Holstein. Since failed the re-election of heath Simonis to 17. March 2005 was it only acting in the office. Since its party friend Ralf Stegner stressed the office of the Minister of the Interior, he separated after the education of a large coalition and the choice from Peter Harry Carstensen (CDU) to the Prime Minister to 27. April 2005 from the federal state government.

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