The Ex-General made a steep career in the Brandenburg CDU. Now, the former country has died, the interior Minister, Jörg Schönbohm. Also nationwide, he was always in the headlines.
The CDU politician and former Minister of the interior of Brandenburg, Jörg Schönbohm, is dead. He died last night at the age of 81 years, told the Brandenburg CDU and confirmed a report of radio B2. He died of a heart attack.
in 1996, was Schönbohm Minister of the interior in Berlin. Only two years earlier, he had entered into the CDU. In 1999, he moved to Brandenburg, where he led the previously divided country-CDU to unity, and a little later in a red-black coalition was Minister of the interior, and Deputy head of the government.
in 1999, moved to Jörg Schönbohm in Brandenburg.
Brandenburg Dietmar Woidke, Prime Minister paid tribute to Schönbohm as a "patriot in the best sense". He had rendered great services to the German unit, said Woidke in a letter of condolence. His views have been represented Schönbohm upright and clear, but other opinions are always open-minded. With sensitivity, factual knowledge and point of view of military necessities, he led the West German Bundeswehr and the East German National people's army.
Schönbohm was after the German unification, the chief of the Bundeswehr command East, which dissolved in the buildings of the former GDR-Ministry of defence of Strausberg, near Berlin, the still over 90,000 man strong armed forces of the former National people's army.