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Dusseldorf. At the age of 79, the former president of the North Rhine-Westphalian Landtag died. In his time as a politician he has always used himself for his state.
The former president of the North Rhine-Westphalian Landtag, Ulrich Schmidt (SPD), is dead. Schmidt died on Thursday at the age of 79, the state parliament announced on Friday. Schmidt had stood at the top of the Landesparlament from 1995 to 2005.
"In Ulrich Schmidt, in North Rhine-Westphalia, we lose a straightforward Democrats and empathic social politician, which was appreciated and taken care of party borders," said the current Parliament President André Kuper (CDU). "His many years of experience as a parliamentarian made Ulrich Schmidt one of the great representatives of our country." With its name
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"Ulrich Schmidt honored his harmonious being. It was also what qualified him for the office of the Landtag President, "said SPD faction leader Thomas Kutschaty. Schmidt has always been used with full commitment to the citizens of North Rhine-Westphalia, also across party borders.
Schmidt was 30 years, from 1975 to 2005, Landtagsistrant. From 1975 to 1995 he was also mayor of his hometown weather at the Ruhr. After leaving the Düsseldorf parliament, Schmidt, who had worked as an industrial clerk before his political career, was the state chairman of the Social Association VDK.
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