Michael Reitzel

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Michael Reitzel (* 8. December 1943 in Mainz ) is a German politician of the SPD .

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After graduating from high school in 1963, Reitzel studied law and Catholic theology in Freiburg and Mainz . In 1972 he passed his second state examination and became a lawyer .


Reitzel joined in 1968, the SPD and was later in the year- council of Selzen selected. In 1972 he became parliamentary group chairman in the association council of the association Nierstein-Oppenheim and in the district council of the Mainz-Bingen district . In 1974 he was elected chairman of the SPD district of Mainz-Bingen. From 1971 to 1991 he was a member of the Rhineland-Palatinate state parliament . There he was deputy chairman of the SPD parliamentary group from 1979 to 1987 and then until 1990 vice-president of the parliament. Reitzel is chairman of the social democratic community for local politics in Rhineland-Palatinate.

From July 2014 to February 2018 he was chairman of the SPD parliamentary group in the council of the Rhein-Selz community .


Reitzel was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit 1st Class in 1987 and the Freiherr vom Stein plaque in 1994.


  • Markus Schäfer: Data handbook on the history of the Landtag Rhineland-Palatinate 1947-2003 . Mainz 2005, ISBN 3-7758-1405-3

Individual evidence

  1. SPD and CDU form grand coalition in VG Rhein-Selz on the website of the Rhein Main publishing group , written by Sonja Werner, published on June 19, 2014
  2. Printed matter 14/471 Landtag Rhineland-Palatinate November 27, 2001 (PDF; 9 kB)
  3. ^ The President of the State Parliament of Rhineland-Palatinate: The representatives of the free people: The members of the Consultative State Assembly and the State Parliament of Rhineland-Palatinate from 1946 to 2015 . Ed .: The President of the Rhineland-Palatinate State Parliament. Springer VS, Wiesbaden 2016, ISBN 978-3-658-04750-4 , p. 538-539 .