Katharina Landgraf
Katharina Landgraf in 2014
Member of the Bundestag
Assumed office
2005
Personal details
Born (1954-02-24) 24 February 1954 (age 67)
Großenehrich, West Germany
(now Germany)
NationalityGerman
Political partyCDU

Katharina Landgraf (born 24 February 1954) is a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) who has served as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Saxony in 1990 and again since 2005.

Political career

From 1999 until 2004, Landgraf served as a member of the State Parliament of Saxony.

Landgraf became a member of the Bundestag in the 2005 German federal election.[1] She serves on the Committee on Food and Agriculture and in the Committee on Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth.[2][3] In addition to her committee assignments, she is part of the German-Korean Parliamentary Friendship Group.

In the negotiations to form a Grand Coalition of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU together with the Bavarian CSU) and the SPD following the 2013 federal elections, Landgraf was part of the CDU/CSU delegation in the working group on families, women and equality, led by Annette Widmann-Mauz and Manuela Schwesig.

In June 2020, Landgraf announced that she would not stand in the 2021 federal elections but instead resign from active politics by the end of the parliamentary term.[4]

Other activities

Political positions

In June 2017, Landgraf voted against Germany's introduction of same-sex marriage.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Katharina Landgraf". CDU/CSU-Fraktion. Retrieved 2020-03-22.
  2. ^ "German Bundestag - Economic Affairs and Energy". German Bundestag. Retrieved 2020-03-22.
  3. ^ "German Bundestag - Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth". German Bundestag. Retrieved 2020-03-22.
  4. ^ CDU-Abgeordnete Katharina Landgraf kandidiert nicht wieder für den Bundestag Leipziger Volkzeitung, June 11, 2020.
  5. ^ Board of Trustees Federal Agency for Civic Education (BPB).
  6. ^ Diese Unionsabgeordneten stimmten für die Ehe für alle Die Welt, June 30, 2017.