Rupert Scholz

Rupert Scholz (* 23. May 1937 in Berlin) is a German politician (CDU). It was from 1988 to 1989 Federal Ministers of the defense. In January 2006 he did opposite that PICTURE with a demand after German nuclear weapons against that Terrorism out.

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training and occupation

Scholz jurisprudence and political economy at the free University of Berlin and the Ludwig Maximilians university Munich, studied after the Abitur 1957. It terminated its study 1961 with first and 1967 with the second legal state examination. 1966 took place its graduation to the Dr. jur. in Munich with the work the nature and the development of the gemeindlichen public mechanisms , 1971 then likewise in Munich those Habilitation with the work the freedom of coalation as condition problem. 1972 it accepted then the call of the free University of Berlin as a tidy professor on the chair for public right. 1978 it followed then the call of the University of Munich after the chair for state and administrative law,Administrative teachings and Finanzrecht. At the end of the summer semester 2005 Scholz was emeritiert.


Rupert Scholz is married.

a party

since 1983 it is member of the CDU. Was from 1998 to 2001 it deputy regional chairmen of the CDU Berlin.


from 1985 to 1988 it was member of the Lower House of Berlin. From 1990 to 2002 it was member of the German federal daily. Here it was from 1994 to 1998 of deputy chairmen of the CDU CSU - Bundestag faction. Was from 1998 to 2002 it thenChairman of the legal committee.

Scholz was last (14. Electoral period 1998) over the national list Berlin into the German Bundestag drawn in. During the list list for the election to the Bundestag 2002 he was changed against his will by his party and was not again nominated also into its constituency (Berlin Tempelhof).

public offices

from 1981 to 1988 was it among the governing mayors Richard von Weizsäcker and Eberhard Diepgen senator for law, starting from 1982 also for Federal matters, Land Berlin.
To 18. May 1988 it became then as a Federal Minister of the defense into thatCabinet of Federal Chancellor Helmut Kohl appoint. After its assumption of office occurred several crashes of military aircraft, thus in Ramstein and Remscheid with numerous dead ones and hurt ones. In the discussion around a prohibition of low-altitude flights it referred to the limited German authority regarding the flight activitythe allied one. It was considered nevertheless as a luckless Minister. During the cabinet reorganization 1989 it was not no more considered and separated therefore to 21. April 1989 from the Federal Government .

see also

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