Angelika Mertens

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Angelika Mertens (born October 11, 1952 in Harsefeld ; † June 19, 2019 there ) was a German politician ( SPD ). From 2000 to 2005 she was Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Minister for Transport, Building and Housing .

education and profession

After completing secondary school , Angelika Mertens trained as a bookseller and then worked as a library clerk. On her second educational path , she then studied at the "University of Economics and Politics" ( HWP ) in Hamburg and completed this course as an economist (grad.). She then worked at a German-foreign meeting place in Hamburg. She then worked as a consultant at the Office for Youth of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg. After she did not run for the Bundestag again in 2005, she was chairwoman of the Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund Hamburg (ASB) since 2006 and chairwoman of the supervisory board of ASB Sozialeinrichtungen Hamburg GmbH since 2009.

Political party

Angelika Mertens had been a member of the SPD since 1969. From 1991 to 1994 she was chairwoman of the SPD district association Hamburg-Eimsbüttel . She was a member of the SPD state executive in Hamburg.


From 1987 to 1991 she was a member of the district assembly of Hamburg- Eimsbüttel .

From 1994 to 2005 she was a member of the German Bundestag . From 1998 to 2000, she was a spokesperson for transport, construction and housing on the board of the SPD parliamentary group.

Angelika Mertens was always drawn into the Bundestag as a directly elected member of the Hamburg-Eimsbüttel constituency . Most recently, she received 51.3% of the first votes in the 2002 Bundestag election .

Public offices

In November 2000 she was appointed Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Transport, Building and Housing in the federal government led by Chancellor Gerhard Schröder - responsible for the "wet side", as she always said. Responsible for big ships, such as the opening of the fourth Elbe tunnel tube and the Altenwerder container terminal . After the 2005 general election , she left the government. Her successor was Niels Annen , a member of the constituency .

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Individual evidence

  1. Hamburg ASB chairwoman died surprisingly. In: Hamburger Abendblatt , June 20, 2019. Retrieved June 20, 2019.
  2. obituary in Hamburg's exchange 3.2019, in the forward 3/2019.