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Furtwängler in 2012
September 13, 1966 |
Munich, West Germany
|Spouse(s)||Hubert Burda (1991–present)|
Career and activism
After school Maria Furtwängler trained and then worked as a medical doctor.
In 2015 she signed an open letter which the ONE Campaign had been collecting signatures for; the letter was addressed to Angela Merkel and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, urging them to focus on women as they serve as the head of the G7 in Germany and the AU in South Africa respectively, which will start to set the priorities in development funding before a main UN summit in September 2015 that will establish new development goals for the generation.
In 1991 she married art historian Dr. Hubert Burda (born 1940), the youngest son of publisher Aenne Burda and CEO of Hubert Burda Media, an international media group which publishes more than 180 magazine titles, including many fashion magazines. The couple has two children, Jakob (born 1990) and Elisabeth (born 1992).
- Wir Furtwänglers: Elisabeth Furtwängler, Kathrin Ackermann, Maria Furtwängler, author: Gunna Wendt, publisher: Langen - Mueller Verlag (Sep 2010) ISBN 978-3784432397
- Tracy McVeigh. "Poverty is sexist: leading women sign up for global equality | Life and style". The Guardian. Retrieved 2015-05-08.
- "Dr. Maria Furtwängler - Details". The Foundation - The Committees - Awards Committee. Roland Berger Foundation. Retrieved 12 March 2012.
- Silke Burmester: "'F' wie Furtwängler." taz, 28 September 2006, p. 18. 
- Sven Astheimer: "Die Freundin der kühlen Blonden." FAZ, 30 September 2006, p. C3. 
- Maria Furtwängler at the Internet Movie Database
- Maria Furtwängler in Genealogy wiki
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