Ludwig Scholz

Ludwig Scholz (* 30. June 1937 in Juliusburg, district of oil, Niederschlesien; † 20. September 2005 in Nuremberg, Bayern) was a politician of the CSU.


Scholz was born in Juliusburg, in Schlesien. It put the Abitur in Limburg a.d. Lahn off and studied on the right of and national economy in Frankfurt, Marburg and Heidelberg. After the placing of the legal state exams it became 1967 Assessor at the Federal Office for the acknowledgment of foreign refugees in Zirndorf, government advice at the district administration office Hersbruck in the Nürnberger country and upper government advice at the district administration office Fürth. Before its choice to the mayor he was a leading director of government with the office for national investigation for the health service north Bavaria (since 2002: Bavarian national office for health and food security) in attaining.

Ludwig Scholz belonged to the Nürnberger town councillor from 1972 to its death. From 1988 to 1996 he was leader of the parliamentary group of the town councillor parliamentary group of the CSU beyond that. 1996 it won surprisingly the ballot to the mayor against office holder Peter Schönlein (SPD). With the local election 2002 it was subject to the challenger Ulrich Maly ( SPD) in the ballot. Scholz was the first mayor of Nuremberg, to which the CSU belonged. He was also the first catholic office holder since the reformation in Nuremberg.

Ludwig Scholz had large portion to the fact that with the soccer world championship 2006 Nuremberg was planned as play place. It made a large contribution to Ebeneso to let the ice hockey world championship take place 2001 also in Nuremberg. In the year 2000 that became 950. Establishment anniversary of the city Nuremberg under its auspice committed, from which an annually taking place large event, which came out blue night. Ludwig Scholz rendered special services around the area of the realm Party Congresses of the NSDAP neglected for many decades by the local politics, by making itself strong for the mechanism of a country widely singular museum, the “Dokumentationszentrum realm Party Congress area”. Beyond that Ludwig Scholz has itself among other things around partnerships between cities, more efficient administration and the sport earns made.

Scholz was married with Ute and had three children as well as six Enkelkinder. He deceased surprisingly to 20. September 2005 at the consequences of a cardiac infarct and became to 23. September under large sympathy of the population and regional politician on the cemetery in Nürnberg Eibach bury.

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ring-back signal to the death by Ludwig Scholz on the sides of the city Nuremberg

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