Heiner Geißler (14 June 2017)
|Died||September 12, 2017 (aged 87)|
|Cause of death||Congestive heart failure|
|Known for||Federal Ministers for Youth, Family and Health 1982 – 1985|
Geißler served as German minister for youth, family, and health from 1982 to 1985 and also general secretary of the CDU from 1977 to 1989.
In 2007, he announced he had become a member of the attac network. This happened weeks before the 2007 G8 summit, which Germany, holding the 2007 G8 presidency, was hosting. Geißler himself said that his joining of attac had to be seen in the context of the upcoming G8 summit.
- "G-8-GIPFEL Heiner Geißler tritt Attac bei". Spiegel.de (in German). Der Spiegel / asc/AFP. 2007-05-16. Retrieved 2007-05-26.
- interview with Björn Hengst (2007-05-16). "ATTAC-NEUMITGLIED HEINER GEISSLER "Die Globalisierung läuft aus dem Ruder"". Spiegel.de (in German). Der Spiegel. Retrieved 2007-05-26.
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