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Wolfgang Tiefensee (born January 4, 1955 in Gera) is a German SPD politician. Originally an electrical engineer, he turned to politics in 1989, during the democratization process of the German Democratic Republic. Tiefensee was elected mayor of Leipzig in 1998, and was reelected with a vast 67% majority in April 2005. Jump to: navigation, search January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Map of Germany showing Gera Gera is a city in the east of Thuringia, Germany. ... Social Democratic Party of Germany (Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands in German) Serial Presence Detect of computer memory modules Categories: Disambiguation ... An engineers degree is an academic degree which is intermediate in rank between a masters degree and a doctorate; it is occasionally to be encountered in the United States in technical fields. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR), German Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR), was a socialist country that existed from 1949 to 1990. ... A mayor (from the Latin maīor, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... Jump to: navigation, search Map of Germany showing Leipzig Leipzig [▶] [ˈlaiptsɪç] (Polish; Sorbian/Lusatian: Lipsk) is the largest city in the federal state (Bundesland) of Saxony in Germany. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1998(MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Jump to: navigation, search April is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four with the length of 30 days. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


As mayor, he put great effort into Leipzig's bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games. While Leipzig unexpectedly won the campaign to tender the German bid, the middle-sized city did not get past the first round of the international competition, which was in fact won by London. The 2012 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will be held in London, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ...


In October 2005 he was nominated to become Federal Minister for Transport, Building and Housing in the Grand coalition cabinet led by Angela Merkel, succeeding Manfred Stolpe. Tiefensee had originally been offered the ministerial post in 2002 by Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, but declined, stating that his place was in Leipzig. Jump to: navigation, search October is the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A grand coalition is a coalition government in a parliamentary system where political parties representing a vast majority of the parliament unite in a coalition. ... Jump to: navigation, search Angela Dorothea Merkel (born July 17, 1954) is a German politician. ... Federal Minister of Transport, Building and Housing of the Federal Republic of Germany. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search Gerhard Fritz Kurt Schröder [] (born April 7, 1944 in Mossenberg-Wöhren), a German politician, served as Chancellor of Germany, leading a coalition of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) and the Greens from 1998 until 2005. ...


Wolfgang Tiefensee is also known for playing the cello, a talent that he successfully incorporated into Leipzig's Olympic bid. His brother, Eberhard Tiefensee, is a Catholic priest and professor of theology at the University of Erfurt. Jump to: navigation, search A cropped image to show the relative size of a cello to a human (Uncropped Version) The violoncello, or as it is more commonly to refered to as the cello or cello (pronounced Cheh-loh), is a stringed instrument and a member of the violin family. ... Theology is reasoned discourse concerning God (Greek θεος, theos, God, + λογος, logos, word or reason). It also refers to the study of other religious topics. ... Map of Germany showing Erfurt Mariendom and the Severikirche Erfurt [ˈɛrfʊrt] is a city in central Germany. ...


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Wolfgang Tiefensee - Parteibuch Lexikon (95 words)
Wolfgang Tiefensee, geboren 1955 in Gera, ist ein Politiker der Partei SPD.
Wolfgang Tiefensee ist katholisch, leistete seinen Wehrdienst in der DDR deshalb als Bausoldat ab und engagiert sich erst seit 1989 in der Politik.
Von 1998 bis 2005 war Wolfgang Tiefensee OberbĂĽrgermeister von Leipzig.
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