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Gerd Gies

Gerd Gies (right).
Personal data
Date of birthMay 24, 1943
Place of birthStendal, Germany
Political partyCDU
Minister-President of Saxony-Anhalt
In officeOctober 1990 - July 4, 1991
Succeeded byWerner Münch
Preceded byPosition created

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Dr. Gerd Gies (born May 24, 1943 in Stendal, Germany) is a German politician (CDU). He was the first Minister-President of Saxony-Anhalt after its creation following the reunification of Germany. Gies held office from October 1990 to July 4, 1991, when he was forced to resign after he was accused of having collaborated with the Stasi. He was succeeded by Werner Münch. Gies remained a parliamentary delegate until 1998. Afterwards, he worked in the energy industry and served on the board of Electrabel Germany. He currently serves on the Federal association of new energy offerers (Bundesverband Neuer Energieanbieter)




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