education and profession
After high school in 1964 Irene Ellenberger made first a bricklayer and then graduated in 1965 to study architecture at the University of Architecture and Civil Engineering Weimar , which she in 1971 as a graduate - Engineering ended.
Irene Ellenberger is married and has two children.
From March to October 1990 she was a member of the first freely elected People's Chamber in the GDR . From 1990 to 2004 she was a member of the Thuringian state parliament . Here she was first chairman of the social committee and was then vice-president of the state parliament from October 1, 1999 to 2004.
During the time of the grand coalition, she was Minister for Social Affairs and Health from 1994 to 1999 in the state government of the Free State of Thuringia led by Prime Minister Bernhard Vogel ( CDU ).
- Helmut Müller-Enbergs : . In: Who was who in the GDR? 5th edition. Volume 1. Ch. Links, Berlin 2010, ISBN 978-3-86153-561-4 .
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Ellenberger, Irene Ruth (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German politician (SPD), MdV, MdL|
|DATE OF BIRTH||April 20, 1946|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Wernigerode|