Martin Bangemann

German politician

Martin Bangemann (born 15 November 1934) is a former German politician. He was leader of the FDP (1985–1988).

Martin Bangemann
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Bangemann in 1979
Federal Minister of Economics
West Germany
In office
27 June 1984 – 1989
Preceded byOtto Graf Lambsdorff
Succeeded byHelmut Haussmann
Chairman of the FDP
In office
1985–1988
Preceded byHans-Dietrich Genscher
Succeeded byOtto Graf Lambsdorff
Personal details
Born (1934-11-15) 15 November 1934 (age 85)
Wanzleben, Saxony (nowadays)
NationalityGerman
Political partyFDP
Children5
Alma materUniversity of Tübingen
University of Munich
OccupationLawyer

Bangemann was the German Federal Minister of Economics from 1984 to 1988.[1]

In 1988, Bangemann joined the European Commission. He was Commissioner for the internal market and industrial affairs in the Delors Commission from 1989 to 1995.[2][3] He was then Commissioner for Industrial affairs, Information & Telecommunications Technologies in the Santer Commission from 1995 to 1999.

Bangeman studied Law in Tübingen and Munich, earned a Dr. jur. (equivalent to J.S.D.) in 1962, and qualified as an attorney in 1964.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "MEP Profile:Martin Bangemann". European Parliament. Retrieved 25 September 2010.
  2. Europe and the global information society: Recommendations to the European Council. Version hosted on I*M Europe, by Directorate-General XIII of the European Commission.
  3. "Report on Europe and the Global Information Society: Recommendations of the High-level Group on the Information Society to the Corfu European Council. Bulletin of the European Union, Supplement No. 2/94." University of Pittsburgh - Archive of European Integration (AEI).

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