Georg Holzbauer

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Georg Holzbauer (born April 9, 1928 in Nuremberg ; † September 23, 1991 there ) was a German politician of the CSU and from 1978 to 1990 President of the District Assembly of Middle Franconia.


Holzbauer was an elementary school teacher and in 1967 was appointed rector of the secondary school inaugurated in 1936 at Saarbrückener Strasse 26 in Nuremberg, today's Georg-Holzbauer secondary school.

After Holzbauer became involved early on in the Federation of German Catholic Youth and in the Junge Union , he joined the CSU in 1950. In 1956 he was elected as the youngest member of the Nuremberg city council and was chairman of the CSU parliamentary group from 1969 to 1988. In 1970 Holzbauer was elected as a district councilor to the Central Franconian District Assembly and served as District Assembly President from 1978 to 1990. The maintenance of Franconian customs and the reconciliation with France have always been a personal concern of Holzbauer. During his term of office the establishment and opening of the Franconian Open Air Museum Bad Windsheim in 1982 as well as the establishment of the first European regional partnership between Middle Franconia and the Limousin / France fell .

Holzbauer ran for the office of Lord Mayor of Nuremberg in 1975 and 1981, but lost each time against the incumbent Andreas Urschlechter .

He was married to Senta Holzbauer (1927-2020). The couple had six children together.


Individual evidence

  1. Obituaries of Senta Holzbauer | Accessed June 1, 2020 (German).
  2. ↑ Office of the Federal President
predecessor Office successor
Ignaz Greiner District assembly president of Middle Franconia
Gerd Lohwasser