Ernst Albrecht (born June 29, 1930 in Heidelberg) is a German politician (CDU) and was Minister-President of Lower Saxony from 1976 until 1990. June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Map of Germany showing Heidelberg Heidelberg (halfway between Stuttgart and Frankfurt) is a city in Baden-WÃ¼rttemberg, Germany. ... The Christian Democratic Union (CDU - Christlich-Demokratische Union) is a political party in Germany. ... With an area of 47,618 km and nearly eight million inhabitants, Lower Saxony (German Niedersachsen) lies in north-western Germany and is second in area and fourth in population among the countrys sixteen Bundesl nder (federal states). ...
Surprisingly he wasn't expected to become prime minister in 1976, because SPD and FDP had a majority in the parliament, but when Alfred Kubel resigned, Albrecht was elected in secret vote by three members of the SPD-FPD coalition. Social Democratic Party of Germany (Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands in German) Serial Presence Detect of computer memory modules Categories: Disambiguation ... FDP may refer to: in Germany: Freie Demokratische Partei, see Free Democratic Party of Germany and Politics of Germany, in Switzerland: Freisinnig-Demokratische Partei, see Free Democratic Party of Switzerland and Politics of Switzerland. ...
During his tenure Albrecht was famously embroiled in an unusually large number of political scandals.
He is the father of Ursula von der Leyen (current Minister of Social Affairs in Lower Saxony, and likely to become the same on federal level in case Angela Merkel's conservative party should win the elections in autumn 2005). Angela Merkel Angela Dorothea Merkel (born July 17, 1954 in Hamburg) is a German politician and the oppositions candidate to become Chancellor of Germany in the upcoming German federal election, 2005. ...
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