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The well-known CDU politician and former Minister Jörg Schönbohm is dead. The Brandenburger CDU confirmed. Potsdam - Jörg Schönbohm, former Berlin Senator for

Well-known CDU politician Jörg Schönbohm died

The well-known CDU politician and former Minister Jörg Schönbohm is dead. The Brandenburger CDU confirmed. Potsdam - Jörg Schönbohm, former Berlin Senator for

Well-known CDU politician Jörg Schönbohm died

The well-known CDU politician and former Minister Jörg Schönbohm is dead. The Brandenburger CDU confirmed.

Potsdam - Jörg Schönbohm, former Berlin Senator for the interior and former Minister of interior of Brandenburg, is dead. For many years, the CDU-politician had died in the night of Friday in his home in Brandenburg, Klein-Machnow to a heart attack, informed the Brandenburg CDU, thus confirming a report by radio B2. The Christian Democrat was 81 years old. Already in 2012, the politician had suffered a stroke.

Schönbohm, which was attributable to the conservative party wing, was born in 1937 in Neu Golm, Brandenburg. After graduating from high school in Kassel he passed through officer training and later, the General training of the German armed forces staff. In 1973 he went to work as a General staff officer to Nato headquarters in the Netherlands.

Schönbohms masterpiece: The dissolution of the NVA

After the German reunification Schönbohm was the chief of the Bundeswehr command East. The resolution of the 90,000 man strong armed forces of the former National people's army and their partial Integration in the German armed forces is considered to be his masterpiece. In addition, Schönbohm was the turning point for the withdrawal of the Russian armed forces responsible.

in 1996, the politician was Senator for the interior in Berlin. Only two years earlier, he had entered into the CDU. Three years later, Schönbohm moved to his home state of Brandenburg, where he served between 2002 and 2009 in a red-and-black coalition, as Minister of interior and Deputy head of the government. To count his Successes in Brandenburg, a municipality and police reform. Particularly the police, to he strengthened. Brandenburg, Dietmar Woidke, Prime Minister paid tribute to Schönbohm as a "patriot in the best sense". He had rendered great services to the German unit, said Woidke in a letter of condolence.

Schönbohm was Married since 1959, and the couple had three children.

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Publish Date : 09 Şubat 2019 Cumartesi 12:02

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