Herlind Gundelach

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Herlind Gundelach
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Gundelach in 2014
Member of the Bundestag
Assumed office
Hamburg State Minister for Science and Research
In office
Personal details
Born 28 February 1949
Nationality German
Political party CDU

Herlind Gundelach, (born 1949) is a German politician, representative of the German Christian Democratic Union.


Gundelach was born on 28 February 1949 in Aalen, she is married and has a daughter. She studied political science, history, philosophy, and constitutional law at the University of Bonn and earned her doctorate (Dr. phil.).[1]

In 2007, Gundelach was appointed to the City of Hamburg’s Council on Climate Protection by Mayor Ole von Beust.[2] From 2008, she was State Minister of Science and Research in Hamburg.[1][3]

Gundelach was elected a member of the German Bundestag in the 2013 federal elections. She has since been serving as deputy chairwoman of the Committee on Cultural Affairs and Media. In addition, she is a member of the Committee on Economic Affairs and Energy, where she serves as her parliamentary group’s rapporteur on energy efficiency and public procurement rules.

Other activities[edit]

  • German Foundation for Monument Protection, Member of the Board of Trustees[4]


  1. ^ a b Staff: State Chancellery. "Dr. Herlind Gundelach, Senator for Science and Research". www.hamburg.de Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg. Retrieved 2009-09-23. 
  2. ^ Sven-Michael Veit (April 13, 2007), Dem Klima voran reiten Die Tageszeitung.
  3. ^ "Uni-Pläne: "Ohrfeige" für Herlind Gundelach" [University plans: "slap in the face" for Herlind Gundelach] (in German). Hamburger Abendblatt. 2009-06-06. Retrieved 2009-09-23. 
  4. ^ Board of Trustees German Foundation for Monument Protection.

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