|Member of the European Parliament|
14 July 2009
|Member of the Bundestag|
22 September 2002 – 27 September 2009
|Constituency||Döbeln - Mittweida - Meißen II|
|Member of the Landtag of Saxony|
4 July 1990 – 22 September 2002
24 April 1959 |
|Political party|| German
Christian Democratic Union
European People's Party
|Alma mater||University of Leipzig|
Education and Private Life
After Abitur and military service Peter Jahr entered the Karl-Marx-Universität Leipzig to study agricultural science. In 1984 he graduated as Diplom-Landwirt (comp. Master of Agricultural Engineering) and in 1988 obtained a doctorate (Dr.agr.).
From 1984 until 1988 he was Research Assistant at the Karl-Marx-Universität Leipzig. In 1988 he joined the Justus von Liebig Landwirtschaftliche Produktionsgenossenschaft as administrator. In 1990 he became manager of the Agrar Gmbh, Taura. Since 1995 he is a sideline farmer.
Peter Jahr is married and has four children.
From 1990 to 2002 Peter Jahr was Member of the Landtag of Saxony, the German state of Saxony's parliament. He left the Landtag to become a member of the German Bundestag representing the district of Döbeln - Mittweida - Meißen II.
In 2009 he left the Bundestag to become a Member of the European Parliament. He is a member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, the Committee on Petitions, the Delegation to the EU-Armenia, EU-Azerbaijan and EU-Georgia Parliamentary Cooperation Committees and the Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly. He is a substitute on the Committee on Budgets and the Delegation for relations with Iraq.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Peter Jahr.|
- "Biographie Dr. Peter Jahr" (in German). Deutscher Bundestag. Retrieved 17 August 2010.
- "MEP profile: Peter Jahr". European Parliament. Retrieved 17 August 2010.
- Jahr, Peter. "CV". Homepage of Peter Jahr (in German). Retrieved 17 August 2010.
- Klaus-Jürgen Holzapfel (Edt.): Sächsischer Landtag: 3. Wahlperiode, 1999–2004; Volkshandbuch. 3. Auflage. NDV Neue Darmstädter Verlagsanstalt, Rheinbreitbach 2003, ISBN 3-87576-493-5. p 37. (German, 20. März 2003)