Ursula Ernst

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Ursula Ernst

Ursula Ernst (born December 18, 1944 in Algermissen ) is a German local politician .

education and profession

After attending the primary school in Algermissen, she attended the Marienschule grammar school in Hildesheim . She then studied to become a teacher in primary and secondary schools at the Alfeld University of Education . Until her election to the state parliament, she worked as a teacher at the Borsum primary school .


Ernst has been a member of the CDU since 1975 . From 1976 to 1986 she was a member of the Algermissen local council and from 1981 to the end of 2019 she was a councilor for the municipality of Algermissen, including from 1993 to 2003 as mayor and from 2005 to 2019 as council chairwoman. In addition, she has been a member of the district council of the Hildesheim district since 1996 . From 1999 to 2013 Ernst was also a member of the Lower Saxony state parliament and was represented there on the culture committee.

On May 30, 2016, Federal President Joachim Gauck awarded Ms. Ernst the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany - better known as the Federal Cross of Merit .

On January 27, 2020, Ms. Ernst received the highest possible award from the Association of Lower Saxony Towns and Municipalities (NSGB), the Medal of Honor, from the President of the NSGB, Dr. Marco Trips, presented.

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