Claire Marienfeld

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Claire Marienfeld , also Claire Marienfeld-Czesla (born April 21, 1940 in Bingen as Claire Bretz ), is a German politician ( CSU , later CDU ).


After attending elementary school and high school , Claire Marienfeld completed an apprenticeship as a pharmaceutical technical assistant (PTA). She worked in this profession from 1960 until the birth of her first child in 1963. She is married and has two sons from her late first husband.

In 1972 Marienfeld became a member of the CSU and was involved here from 1973 as chairwoman of the women's union in Gröbenzell (Bavaria) and from 1974 as deputy CSU district chairwoman in Fürstenfeldbruck . After the family moved to North Rhine-Westphalia , she joined the CDU here in 1976. From 1977 she was chairwoman of the Women's Union in Detmold and from 1990 a member of the CDU state board of North Rhine-Westphalia. From 1990 to 1995 Marienfeld was a member of the German Bundestag and during this time also a member of the parliamentary assembly of the CSCE . It was last drawn into the German Bundestag (13th electoral term 1994) via the state list of North Rhine-Westphalia. From April 28, 1995 to May 11, 2000, Marienfeld was the first woman and first unserved person to be the German Bundestag's defense commissioner . In this capacity, she spoke of a " generation of egoists" in 1995 due to the increased number of conscientious objectors .


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Individual evidence

  1. But no egoists . In: The daily newspaper: taz . August 31, 1995, ISSN  0931-9085 , p. 4 ( [accessed on March 25, 2020]).
  2. Conscientious objection: Helpful Egoists - DER SPIEGEL 36/1995. Retrieved March 25, 2020 .