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(Reinhard) Bütikofer

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Reinhard Bütikofer (1953) is a member of the European Parliament since 14 July 2009 for "Bündnis 90/Die Grünen", which is aligned with the Greens/European Free Alliance. He is elected on behalf of Germany. Bütikofer has been involved in politics since the 1970's, and has become a prominent figure in the German green party.

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1.

Personal data

Name and surname

Reinhard Bütikofer

Date of birth

26th of January 1953 (Mannheim)

Country

Germany

Contact

reinhard.buetikofer@europarl.europa.eu

2.

Political affiliation

National party

Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (green party), since 1984

Former political affiliation

Kommunistischen Bund Westdeutschland (Maoist)

European political group

Greens/European Free Alliance

3.

Career

elected member town council Heidelberg, 1984 to 1988

elected member regional parliament, 1988 to 1996

co-chairman, green party (regional level), 1997 to 1999

secretary-general, green party (federal level), 1999 to 2002

co-chairman, green party (federal level), 2002 to 2008

elected member of the European Parliament, since june 2009

Additional functions

Gesellschaft für Deutsch-Chinesische Freundschaft (promoting the German-Chinese relationship), 1970's

board member, Aspen Institute Berlin

advisory board member, AJC Ramer center Berlin

member, Boell foundation

board member, Europa-Union Deutschland (German European Federalists), since 2009

4.

Education

University

history, philosophy, sinology, Universität Heidelberg (all unfinished)

This biography has been updated until March 28, 2013.