Klaus Hänsch (born 15 December 1938) is a German Politician. He was a Member of the European Parliament representing the SPD from 17 July 1979 until 13 July 2009, and sat with the Party of European Socialists group.
|18th President of the European Parliament|
|Preceded by||Egon Klepsch|
|Succeeded by||José María Gil-Robles|
|Born||15 December 1938|
Sprottau, Germany (modern Szprotawa, Poland)
|Political party||SPD, PES|