Gesine Schwan

Politician

1943 –

29

Who is Gesine Schwan?

Gesine Schwan is a German political science professor and member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany. The party has nominated her twice as a candidate for the federal presidential elections. On 23 May 2004, she was defeated by the Christian Democrat and former president Horst Köhler. On 23 May 2009, both competed again for this position and Horst Köhler won his second term.

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Born
May 22, 1943
Berlin
Also known as
  • Gesine Schwanová
Parents
Spouses
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Free University of Berlin
  • Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg
Lived in
  • Berlin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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