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Barbara HendricksFederal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety

Barbara Hendricks
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Barbara Hendricks is Federal Environment Minister. She has a PhD in History and has been a Member of the German Bundestag since 1994. From 1998 to 2007 Barbara Hendricks was Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Finance Minister.

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Born 29 April 1952 in Kleve, North Rhine-Westphalia; Catholic

1970
Abitur (higher education entrance qualification) in Kleve

1972
Joined the SPD

1970 - 1976
Degree in History and Sociology at the University of Bonn; state examination for secondary school teachers

1976 - 1978
Voluntary work for the German Student Union

1980
Awarded PhD, with a thesis on "The Development of the Margarine Industry in the Lower Rhine Region"

1978 - 1981
Desk Officer in the press office of the SPD parliamentary group in the German Bundestag

1981 - 1990
Spokesperson for the Minister of Finance of North Rhine-Westphalia

since 1989
Chair of the SPD Kleve County Subdistrict Association

1991 to 1994
Ministerial Counsellor in the Ministry for the Environment, Regional Planning and Agriculture of North Rhine-Westphalia, Head of the Cross-Border Planning Division

since 1994
Member of the German Bundestag

1998 - 2007
Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Finance

since October 2007
Treasurer of the SPD

since December 2013
Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety


Bonn office
Rochusstraße 1
53123 Bonn
P.O. Box 14 02 70, 53107 Bonn
Phone: +49 (0) 22899 529-0
Fax: +49 (0) 22899 529-3179

Berlin office
Wilhelmstraße 54
10117 Berlin
Phone: +49 (0) 3018 529-0
Fax: +49 (0) 3018 529-3179

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