Peter Liese

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Peter Liese
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Peter Liese (2014)
Member of the European Parliament
Personal details
Born (1965-05-20) 20 May 1965 (age 50)
Olsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Political party National:
Christian Democratic Union of Germany
European People's Party

Peter Liese (born 20 May 1965 in Olsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German politician and Member of the European Parliament for North Rhine-Westphalia with the conservative Christian Democratic Union, part of the European People's Party and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.

He is a substitute for the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, a member of the Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America and a substitute for the Delegation to the EU-Mexico Joint Parliamentary Committee.



  • 1989-1992: Graduated as doctor at the Institute of Humane Genetics of the University of Bonn
  • until 1994: Ward doctor in Paderborn children's hospital
  • since 1994: Doctor in general practuice and internist
  • Former member of the Land executive of the Young Union, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 1991-1997: District Chairman of the Junge Union
  • Member of the Land executive of the CDU, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 1989-1994: Member of Bestwig local council
  • 1994-1999: Vice-Chairman of the Young Group
  • 1994-1999: Rapporteur for the working party on bioethics and biotechnology
  • since 1994: Member of the European Parliament
  • since 1997: Member of the central committee of German Catholics

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Germany)

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