Christel Augenstein

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Christel Augenstein (born 15 July 1949 in Erfurt) is a member of the Free Democratic Party. From 2001 until 23 July 2009 she was the mayor of Pforzheim, Germany and the city's first female mayor.[1][2]

Her successor is Gert Hager of the Social Democratic Party of Germany.[3]


  1. ^ Koch-Widmann, Andrea (22 May 2001). "Christel Augenstein, neue Chefin im Pforzheimer Rathaus - Eine Frau, eine Liberale und dann noch 53 Prozent" (in German). Stuttgarter Zeitung. 
  2. ^ Kulish, Nicholas (14 April 2009). "Unemployment surges in Germany's golden city". New York Times. 
  3. ^ Frei, Thomas (12 December 2009). "PZ-Hitparade 2009: Hager top, Derivate der Flop" (in German). Pforzheimer Zeitung. 

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