|Member of the Landtag of Baden-Württemberg|
|Mayor of Ettlingen|
|Mayor of Pforzheim|
|Lord Mayor of Fellbach|
17 May 1934 |
|Alma mater||Karlsruhe Institute of Technology|
Kiel studied physics, mathematics and sport at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and became a member of the FDP in 1964 whilst teaching at a gymnasium in Ettlingen, where he later became mayor (1966–1970). In 1970, Kiel became mayor of Pforzheim, until 1976, when he was elected to become Lord Mayor of Fellbach, a position he held until 2000.
From 1992 until 2001, Kiel was also a member of the Landtag of Baden-Württemberg. For his services to the state, Minister-President Erwin Teufel awarded him the order of merit of Baden-Württemberg on 5 May 2001. Kiel was made an honorary citizen of Fellbach and the Hungarian city Pécs, whilst the University of Pécs appointed him an honorary senator of their educational establishment.
- Marhoffer, Arnold (2000). Friedrich-Wilhelm Kiel: ein streitbarer Liberaler (in German). ISBN 3-9805984-5-4.
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