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Georg Milbradt (born 23 February 1945 in Eslohe) is a German politician (CDU). He has been the minister-president of Saxony since 2002. February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... This article needs cleanup. ... A minister-president (Ministerpräsident) is the head of government of a German federal state; the office corresponds to the governorship of a state in the United States. ... The Free State of Saxony (German: Freistaat Sachsen; Sorbian: Swobodny Stata Sakska) is at a land area of 18,413 km² and a population of 4. ...



Milbradt's family originally was from Wągrowiec (Wongrowitz) near Poznań (Posen) but ended up in Dortmund after the war, and he passed his Abitur there in 1964. From 1964-68, Milbradt studied economics, law, and mathematics at the University of Münster. He graduated with a degree in economics in 1968. From 1970-1980, he was scientific assistant at the institute for finance at the University of Münster, where he obtained his doctoral degree (Dr. rer. pol., summa cum laude) in 1973 and his habilitation in 1980. From 1980-1983, Milbradt worked as substitute professor of finance and political economics at the University of Mainz; since 1985 he holds the title of an (unsalaried) professor at the economics faculty in Münster. WÄ…growiec is a town in northwestern Poland, 50 km from both PoznaÅ„ and Bydgoszcz. ... PoznaÅ„ (in Polish ; full official name: The Capital City of PoznaÅ„, Latin: Posnania, German: Posen, Yiddish: פּױזן Poyzn) is a city in west-central Poland with over 578,900 inhabitants (2002). ... Dortmund is a city in Germany, located in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr area. ... Abitur (from Latin abire=go away, go off) is the word commonly used in Germany for the final exams young adults (aged 18 or 19) take at the end of their secondary education, usually after 12 or 13 years of schooling. ... The University of Münster (German Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, WWU) is a public university located in the city of Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. ... Habilitation is a term used within the university system in France, Germany, Austria, and some other European countries such as the German-speaking part of Switzerland, in Bulgaria, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, and countries of former Soviet Union, such as Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Kirgizstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Uzbekistan... Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz) is a university in the city of Mainz, Germany. ...

Georg Milbradt is married to Angelika Meeth-Milbradt, a professor of economics, since 1975. They have two children.

Political career

Milbradt has been a member of the CDU since 1973. He was head of the finance department of the city of Münster 1983-1990 and then Minister of Finance of Saxony 1990-January 2001, but was dismissed from office by the then minister-president Kurt Biedenkopf because Milbradt had started a debate about Biedenkopf's succession. However, on 18 April 2002, he was elected minister-president of Saxony despite Biedenkopf's explicit opposition. Milbradt first governed with an absolute CDU majority, but is in a coalition with the SPD since the state elections of 19 September 2004, in which the CDU lost a large amount of votes. Town Hall in the Prinzipalmarkt Münster: the Prinzipalmarkt St Pauls Cathedral, Münster Münster is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Prof. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with SPD (disambiguation). ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Milbradt has been member of the state board of the CDU since 1991 and became deputy chairman of the state CDU in 1999 and chairman in 2001. Since 1994, he has been a member of the Saxony state parliament.

Public service

Georg Milbradt oversees the Schüler Helfen Leben initiative.

External links

  • Works of and about Georg Milbradt in the DDB catalogue
  • Official homepage

Die Deutsche Bibliothek (in English literally the German library) is the national library of Germany. ...


This article is based on a translation of an article from the German Wikipedia.

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