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Reinhard Höppner

German politician
Höppner in December 2008.

Reinhard Höppner (2 December 1948 – 9 June 2014) was an (East) German politician, mathematician, and writer. He was a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD). He was Minister-President of Saxony-Anhalt from July 1994 until 16 May 2002. The role was taken by Wolfgang Böhmer after Höppner's term was over.

Höppner was born in Haldensleben, Saxony-Anhalt, East Germany. He performed several leading positions in the Evangelical Church in Germany.[1]

Höppner died from cancer on 9 June 2014 in Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt, aged 65.[2]

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  1. www.kirchentag.de
  2. Meisner, Matthias (10 June 2014). "SPD-Politiker Reinhard Höppner ist tot". Der Tagesspiegel (in German). Retrieved 11 June 2014.

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