Uwe Klett

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Uwe Klett (2008)

Uwe Klett (born July 4, 1959 in Potsdam - Babelsberg ) is a politician of the Die Linke party . From 2001 to 2006 he was mayor of the Berlin district of Marzahn-Hellersdorf and from 2008 to 2015 mayor of Fredersdorf-Vogelsdorf . He is married and has one child.

Uwe Klett joined the SED in 1981 and remained in the PDS after reunification. In 1990 he became the deputy district chairman of the PDS Berlin-Hellersdorf .

After studying foreign trade from 1981–1985 at the “Bruno Leuschner” School of Economics in Berlin-Karlshorst, now the Berlin University of Applied Sciences , he worked at the university as a research assistant until 1990, where he received his doctorate in 1988.

During his research stay at Strathclyde University in Glasgow (1990-1992) he became a member of the Democratic Left of Scotland and in 1992 was a member of the National Council of the Democratic Left of Scotland.

Back in Berlin, he became district councilor for social affairs and foreigner issues in the district office of Hellersdorf in Berlin from 1992–1995 and then from December 1, 1995 to December 31, 2000 (district merger), district mayor of Hellersdorf and at the same time councilor for finance. Until 2006 he was mayor of the Marzahn-Hellersdorf district and from 2008 to 2015 mayor of Fredersdorf-Vogelsdorf .

Klett is accused of having worked for the Stasi as "IM Matthias" of his own free will , which he denies.

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Result of the mayoral election in Fredersdorf-Vogelsdorf on September 27, 2015
  2. Mayor can be checked again ; Märkische Oderzeitung, November 3, 2009.