Wolfgang how/as country

Wolfgang how/as country (* 9. March 1948 in Berlin) is a German politician (alliance 90/Die the Green). The attorney was from 2001 to 2002 law senator and mayor of Berlin.

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after its Abitur 1966 it began law studies. 1976 it terminated its training with the second state examination. After the permission as an attorney in Berlin it was 1976 one the joint founder of the alternatives list, the forerunner and citizen of Berlin of many years of regional organization of the Greens.

delegate in Berlin

from 1987 to 1989 and from 1990 to 2004 was how/as country member of the Lower House of Berlin and in the time three times, from 1993 to 1995, from 1999 to 2001 and from 2002 to 2004, one of the two leaders of the parliamentary group of alliance 90/Die the Green.

Since this time how/as country is considered as expert and eloquent on the right of and interior politicians as well as Urgestein of the citizens of Berlin federal state policy.

How/as country is member of the bio ethics commission.

public offices

in the transition senate of the governing mayor Klaus Wowereit was how/as country of 16. June 2001 up to 17. January 2002 law senator and mayor of Berlin. After the Greens were no more involved in the government after the new election citizens of Berlin of the Lower House, he took over again the parliamentary group presidency.


gave party offices the electoral mandate to citizens of Berlin up, over in Brandenburg as a leading candidate of the Greens to the election of the federal parliament to 19. To begin September 2004. It created it to give to the Greens a clear voice increase but missed the party the five-per cent hurdle. How/as country was from this up to its choice into the Bundestag 2005 again as an attorney active.

Members of the Bundestag

2005 he was selected into the Bundestag, after he to 19. June 2005 at place 2 of the green national list in Berlin was selected. It succeeded thereby with 519 from 799 voices against Rudi Marek Dutschke and Werner Schulz . How/as country is member of the interior outer shot and the legal committee, in addition deputy member in the defence committee. Besides he is speaker of the Bundestag faction for internal security.


in its activity as a lawyer it is active in the same partnership as his party colleague Renate Künast.

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