Hannelore Rönsch

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Personal poster by Hannelore Rönsch 1995
Hannelore Rönsch, right, with Minister colleague Angela Merkel at the state ceremony for Detlev Rohwedder in April 1991

Hannelore Rönsch born Heinz (born December 12, 1942 in Wiesbaden- Schierstein) is a German politician ( CDU ).

From 1991 to 1994 she was Federal Minister for Family and Seniors .

Life and work

After completing secondary school , Hannelore Rönsch attended the commercial college until 1960 and then worked at the Federal Criminal Police Office until 1962 . From 1962 to 1983 she was employed as a tenant advisor at the non-profit housing association Nassauische Heimstätte .

Hannelore Rönsch is widowed and has a daughter.

Political party

She has been a member of the CDU since 1963. Since 1988 she has been a member of the CDU Presidium in Hesse .


From 1974 to 1980 she was a city councilor for Wiesbaden. Here she was also an honorary councilor from 1980 to 1983.

From 1983 to 2002 she was a member of the German Bundestag . From November 1994 to February 2002 she was deputy chairwoman of the CDU / CSU parliamentary group .

From 1983 to 1998, Rönsch was the directly elected member of the Wiesbaden constituency . Most recently (14th electoral term 1998) she was drafted into the German Bundestag via the Hesse state list.

Public offices

After the general election in 1990 , she was on 18 January 1991 as Federal Minister for Family and seniors in by Chancellor Helmut Kohl led government appointed. After the Bundestag election in 1994 , she left the cabinet on November 17, 1994 , as the ministry she led was merged into the new Federal Ministry for Family, Seniors, Women and Youth .

From November 2001 to November 2014 she was president of the DRK regional association of Hesse.


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Claus Rönsch died at the age of 70 ( memento of August 8, 2010 in the Internet Archive ), Wiesbadener Kurier of July 25, 2010
  2. ^ Scandal at the Red Cross: Hesse's DRK President resigns. In: rundschau-online.de. November 8, 2014, accessed October 3, 2017 .