Brigitte Fronzek studied law in Kiel from 1971 to 1975 and received her doctorate in 1979 . She then worked as a lawyer and notary . From 1975 to 1984 she was married to the lawyer Norbert Hempel, with whom she wrote a commentary on Schleswig-Holstein's municipal tax law.
In 1995 she was elected mayor of Elmshorn. She was re-elected in 2001 and 2007, most recently with 83.2%. After 18 years in office, she did not run for another term. Volker Hatje (independent), who took office on January 1, 2014, was elected as her successor on September 22, 2013 with 81.9% of the vote .
Her candidacy for the office of District Administrator of the Pinneberg district failed in the direct district election (runoff) on March 30, 2003. Wolfgang Grimme (CDU) prevailed with 53.6% of the votes cast against Brigitte Fronzek (46.4%).
She is married and has two kids.
- City News January 2013 / Part 1 . Website of the city of Elmshorn. Retrieved November 4, 2014.
- Hamburger Abendblatt - Hamburg: Volker Hatje is the new mayor of Elmshorn. In: www.abendblatt.de. Retrieved September 2, 2016 .
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Kunstmann, Brigitte (maiden name); Hempel, Brigitte|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German politician (SPD), Mayor of Elmshorn|
|DATE OF BIRTH||July 16, 1952|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Pinneberg|