Monika Stolz

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Monika Stolz in July 2010

Monika Stolz (born March  24, 1951 in Worms ) is a German CDU politician . She was a member of the state parliament of Baden-Württemberg from 2001 to 2016 , and from 2006 to 2011 she was Baden-Württemberg's Minister of Labor and Social Affairs .

job and education

After studying economics in Freiburg , she was a research assistant at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation from 1974 to 1977 . From 1976 to 1983 she studied human medicine in Gießen , Würzburg and Bonn , and received her doctorate in 1984. med. and worked as a doctor .

After leaving politics in 2016, she is involved in the abuse commission of the Rottenburg-Stuttgart diocese, in the Caritas Council, in the St. Elisabeth Foundation and in the Central Committee of German Catholics as well as in the Broadcasting Council of Südwest-Rundfunk.

She is of the Roman Catholic Denomination , married and has four children.


Since 1989 she has been councilor in Ulm , of which 1991 to 1999 as chairman of the CDU council faction and from 1989 to 2004 town councilor in Ulm district Unterweiler .

In 2001, Stolz was elected to the state parliament of Baden-Württemberg with a direct mandate for constituency 64 - Ulm and was a member of the state parliament of Baden-Württemberg until 2016. From July 2004 to October 2005 she was deputy chairman of the CDU parliamentary group.


From October 2005 to January 2006 she was political state secretary in the state ministry for culture, youth and sport . After Andreas Renner's resignation as Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, she was appointed by Prime Minister Günther Oettinger as his successor and held the ministerial office from 2006 until the Kretschmann government took office in 2011.

In 2008 she refused to write a greeting on the occasion of the Christopher Street Day in Stuttgart and, in her written rejection to the organizers, referred to the chosen motto of the event: "I believe".

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Monika Stolz is now volunteering instead of in parliament , Schwäbische Zeitung of May 11, 2016, accessed on July 25, 2018
  2. Stuttgarter Zeitung ( memento from September 14, 2012 in the web archive ) from June 6, 2008