Uta-Brigitte Müller

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Uta-Brigitte Müller (born September 10, 1946 in Thüngen ) is a German politician ( SPD ).

Life and work

Müller grew up in Lower Lusatia . In 1965 she graduated from high school. Having already 1963-1965 as part of a school test training as Betriebsschlosserin had made, she then graduated to 1967 yet vocational training as laboratory assistant. From 1967 to 1972 she studied German and history at the University of Rostock and the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena . Afterwards she worked as a teacher for German and history until 1990. Müller is married and has three children.


During the turn in the GDR Müller belonged in autumn 1989 the founders of the SPD in Guben .

In the state elections in Brandenburg in 1990 , she was elected as a candidate for the SPD in the Brandenburg state parliament. In the 1994 and 1999 elections she was twice able to win the direct mandate in constituency 44 (Spree-Neisse III). She was a member of the state parliament for three legislative periods from October 26, 1990 to October 13, 2004. In the state parliament, Müller was the university policy spokeswoman for the SPD parliamentary group and from 1990 to 1994 also deputy chairman of the SPD parliamentary group.

Between 1990 and 1994 she was chairman of the Petitions Committee , of which she was a member again from 1999 to 2004. She was a member of the Committee for Education, Youth and Sport from 1990 to 1999, and from November 1993 as chairwoman. She was a member of the Committee for Science, Research and Culture from 1994 to 1999, and from December 2000 until she left the state parliament she was its chairman. Müller was also deputy chairwoman of the Parliamentary Advisory Council of the Foundation for the Sorbian People .

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