Who Is Ursula Lehr?

Ursula Lehr was a German professor, age researcher, and politician who held the position of Federal Minister of Youth, Family, Women, and Health from 1989 to 1990. She also served in the Bundestag.

Lehr was born on June 5, 1930, in Bonn, Germany. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Frankfurt/Main. She earned her doctorate from the University of Bonn.

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Lehr is a professor. She was a Christian Democratic Union (CDU) member (CDU).

Lehr was appointed federal minister of youth, family, women, and health in Chancellor Helmut Kohl’s government on April 9, 1989, following a cabinet reshuffle.

In the aforementioned position, Lehr took over for well-known politician Rita Suessmuth. Lehr’s stint in office lasted until December 1990, when she resigned in the face of intense criticism for her lack of achievement and popularity.

From 1990 to 1991, Lehr was a member of the Bundestag. She returned to her teaching job after leaving politics.

Lehr created the German Centre for Research on Aging (DZFA) at the University of Heidelberg in 1995 and served as its director until 1998.

From 1997 to 1998, she was the chair of the German Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics. In 2009, she was chosen president of BAGSO (German National Association of Senior Citizens’ Organizations).

In October 2012, she was re-elected to the position for another three years. She is also the BAGSO’s honorary president.

How Did Ursula Lehr Die?

Ursula Lehr’s cause of death has not been revealed yet but we believed she died from old age at the age of 91 years. The Families of Ursula Lehr are yet to state her autopsy reports


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