Friedrich-Wilhelm Kiel

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Friedrich-Wilhelm Kiel
Member of the Landtag of Baden-Württemberg
In office
Mayor of Ettlingen
In office
Mayor of Pforzheim
In office
Lord Mayor of Fellbach
In office
Personal details
Born (1934-05-17) 17 May 1934 (age 82)
Nationality German
Political party FDP
Children 3
Alma mater Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Profession Teacher

Friedrich-Wilhelm Kiel (born 17 May 1934 in Berlin-Charlottenburg) is a German politician and member of the FDP.

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.


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