Rudolf Seiters

Rudolf Seiters (* 13. October 1937 in Osnabrück) is a German politician (CDU).

He was from 1989 to 1991 as Federal Ministers for special tasks a boss of the Office of the Federal Chancellor, from 1991 to 1993 Federal Ministers of the Interior and from 1998 to 2002 Vice-president of the German federal daily. Since 2003 he is a president of the German red cross.

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lives and occupation

after the Abitur to High School Carolinum in Osnabrück completed Seiters a study of on the right of and political sciences at the Westfäli William university Münster, which it terminated 1963 with first and 1967 with the second legal state examination. During its study it became in the year 1959 member in the scientific catholic student associationUnitas - Rhenania Bonn. It was from 1968 to 1969 Regierungsassessor with the head of the provincial government in Osnabrück (economics and Wohnungsbauderzernat).

Rudolf Seiters is married and has three daughters.

a party

since 1958 it is member of the CDU. 1963 - 1965 he is district chairman of the boysUnion Osnabrück Emsland. From 1965 to 1968 chairman of the boys was union of the regional organization Hanover. 1968 of 1971 first regional chairmen of the again-created regional organization Lower Saxony. From 1967 to 1971 in addition member of the Federal Administration of the boys union and from 1971 to 1973 member of the Federal Administration of the CDU.Was from 1972 to 1998 it deputy CDU regional chairmen of Lower Saxony. Were from 1992 to 1998 it in addition member of the presidency of the CDU Germany.


from 1969 to 2002 it was member of the German federal daily. Here it was from 1971 to 1976as well as of October 1982 until November 1984 parliamentary managing director of the CDU CSU - Bundestag faction, of November 1984 until April 1989 he was then their first parliamentary managing director. After the election to the Bundestag 1994 was it to 1998 of deputy chairmen of the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group. From 1998 to 2002 was it then vice-president of the German federal daily.
Rudolf Seiters was last (14. Electoral period 1998) with 49,4% of the voices of directly selected delegates of the constituency under Ems.

public offices

to 21. April 1989 it became as a Federal Minister for special tasks and bossthe Office of the Federal Chancellor into the Federal Government led by Federal Chancellor Helmut Kohl appoint. To 26. November 1991 he was then appointed the Federal Minister of the Interior. As with a police employment in the Mecklenburgian bath small one a looked for RAF - terrorist as well as a civil servant of the GSG 9 around the life came,Seiters took the political responsibility and stepped to 4. July 1993 of its office back.

social offices

since November 2003 he is a president of the German red cross.

see also

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