Friedhelm Repnik

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Candidate poster for the state election in Baden-Württemberg in 1996

Friedhelm Repnik (born October 26, 1949 in Konstanz ) is a German CDU politician and former Minister of Social Affairs for the state of Baden-Württemberg .


After elementary school and high school, Friedhelm Repnik studied pharmacy at the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen . In 1977 he was licensed as a pharmacist , and in 1980 he received his doctorate in pharmacy. From 1983 he was a self-employed pharmacist in Rottenburg am Neckar .

1988 Repnik was proposed by the country's CDU in the state parliament of Baden-Wuerttemberg elected, which he belonged until of 2006. In 1998 he was appointed Minister of Social Affairs of the State of Baden-Württemberg as the successor to Erwin Vetter , an office that he held until 2004. He then became managing director of the state-owned Toto-Lotto GmbH Baden-Württemberg until he retired at the end of 2012.

Repnik belonged to the state government as a representative of the CDU district association of South Württemberg-Hohenzollern and was occasionally criticized by the former Prime Minister Erwin Teufel for personal vices. In addition to his role as minister of social affairs, he was also the state government's commissioner for the disabled and drugs.

He was chairman of the Association of Friends of the Archabbey of St. Martin eV

His brother Hans-Peter Repnik was also a CDU politician and a member of the German Bundestag .

Friedhelm Repnik is married for the second time and has three children.