Hans-Ulrich Klose

German politician

Hans-Ulrich Klose (born 14 June 1937) is a German politician from the Social Democratic Party. Klose was the First Mayor (German: Erster Bürgermeister) of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg from 1974 up to 1981 and was President of the Bundesrat in 1979/80.[1]

Hans-Ulrich Klose
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Member of the Bundestag
In office
1983 – 2013
First Mayor of Hamburg
In office
7 March 2011 – 13 March 2018
Preceded byPeter Schulz
Succeeded byKlaus von Dohnanyi
Personal details
Born (1937-06-14) June 14, 1937 (age 83)
(now Poland)
Nationality Germany
Political partySPD
Alma materUniversity of Hamburg


  1. Biography (in German)

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