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Encyclopedia > Ole von Beust

Carl-Friedrich Arp Freiherr von Beust, generally called Ole von Beust, born April 13, 1955 in Hamburg, Germany, Mayor of the city-state ("Bundesland") of Hamburg since 2001. April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Position of Hamburg in Germany Hamburgs central broadway Jungfernstieg at the Alster lake, between 1900 and 1914 This article is about the city in Germany. ... Germany is a federation of 16 states commonly called Länder (singular Land, which may be translated as country) or officially Bundesländer (singular Bundesland, German federal state). ... Position of Hamburg in Germany Hamburgs central broadway Jungfernstieg at the Alster lake, between 1900 and 1914 This article is about the city in Germany. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 1971 von Beust became member of the conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU). In 1973, after finishing high school, he became deputy of the CDU faction of Hamburg's city-state parliament ("Bürgerschaft"), a position he held until he started to study law in 1975. From 1977 until 1983 he was Hamburg president of the youth organisation of his party. Since 1978 Beust has been a member of the Hamburg city-state's parliament. In 1983 he successfully completed his studies and became an independent lawyer. 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... This article needs cleanup. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... The debating chamber or hemicycle of the European Parliament in Brussels. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


He has been a member of the ruling council of the Hamburg Land CDU since 1992, and of the national ruling council of the CDU party since 1998. This article needs cleanup. ... 1992 is a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


October 31, 2001 Ole von Beust became Mayor ("Erster Bürgermeister") of the Land Hamburg. This position is about the same as a state governor in the US. October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining, as the final day of October. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In August 2003 there was a scandal in Hamburg when Beust dismissed his vice-mayor Ronald Schill. Beust later declared the dismissal was necessary, because Schill tried to blackmail him by threatening to make Beust's homosexuality public. In a later interview, Beust's father said that his son is homosexual. Beust himself considers his sexual orientation a private matter. 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ronald Barnabas Schill (born November 23, 1958 in Hamburg), a judge at an Amtsgericht in Hamburg from 1993 to 2001, was the founder of the German party Partei Rechtsstaatlicher Offensive (PRO, also called Schill-Partei - Schill Party) that managed to gain 19. ... Blackmail is threatening to reveal substantially true information about a person to the public, a family member, or associates unless a monetary demand is met. ... Since its coining, the term homosexuality has aquired multiple meanings. ...


The Hamburg elections of February 29, 2004, ended with an unprecedented landslide victory for Ole von Beust and the CDU, with the party achieving absolute majority in the city-state's parliament. The CDU gained 47.2 percent of the vote, a full 21-point increase from the previous election in September 2001. This was the first time the city-state has had only a single ruling party. February 29 is the 60th day of a leap year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 306 days remaining. ...

  • Note regarding personal names: Freiherr is a title, equal to the title Baron, not a first or middle name.

Freiherr (German for Free Lord) is a title of lower nobility in Germany, and Austria-Hungary, considered equal to the title Baron. ...

External links

  • Ole von Beust - CDU-Hamburg web-site(in German)

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Ole von Beust - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (387 words)
Carl-Friedrich Arp Freiherr von Beust, generally called Ole von Beust, born April 13, 1955 in Hamburg, Germany, First Mayor of the city-state (Freie und Hansestadt) of Hamburg since 2001.
Beust later declared the dismissal was necessary, because Schill tried to flmail him by threatening to make Beust's homosexuality public.
Beust himself considers his sexual orientation a private matter.
Ole von Beust - definition of Ole von Beust in Encyclopedia (344 words)
Carl-Friedrich Arp Freiherr von Beust, generally called Ole von Beust, born April 13 1955 in Hamburg, Germany, Mayor of the city-state ("Bundesland") of Hamburg since 2001.
October 31, 2001 Ole von Beust became Mayor ("Erster Bürgermeister") of the Land Hamburg.
The Hamburg elections of February 29, 2004, ended with an unprecedented landslide victory for Ole von Beust and the CDU, with the party achieving absolute majority in the parliament of the city-state of Hamburg.
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