Bärbel Höhn

Politician

1952 –

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Who is Bärbel Höhn?

Bärbel Höhn is a German politician for Alliance '90/The Greens. She has been a member of the Bundestag since the German federal election, 2005, after serving as Minister of Agriculture of Northrhine-Westphalia from 1995 to 2005.

Born in Flensburg, Höhn attended the University of Kiel, majoring in mathematics and economics, and earned her Diplom in 1976. From 1978 to 1990 she was a research assistant at the University of Duisburg-Essen.

In 1985 Höhn joined Alliance '90/The Greens, and gained a seat in the Landtag of North Rhine-Westphalia in 1990. In the fifth cabinet of Johannes Rau she became Minister for Agriculture, serving in that position until 2005.

She was then nominated for the German Bundestag and gained a seat in the 2005 federal election.

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Born
May 4, 1952
Flensburg
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • University of Kiel

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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