Rainer Funke
Member of the Bundestag
In office
4 November 1980 – 29 March 1983
In office
18 February 1987 – 18 October 2005
Personal details
Born(1940-11-18)18 November 1940
Political partyFDP

Rainer Funke (born November 18, 1940) is a German politician of the Free Democratic Party (FDP) and former member of the German Bundestag.[1]


He was a member of the German Bundestag from 1980 to 1983 and again from 1987 to 2005. After the 1990 parliamentary elections, Funke was appointed Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Justice in the Federal Government led by Chancellor Helmut Kohl on 24 January 1991.


Herbst, Ludolf; Jahn, Bruno (2002). Vierhaus, Rudolf (ed.). Biographisches Handbuch der Mitglieder des Deutschen Bundestages. 1949–2002 [Biographical Handbook of the Members of the German Bundestag. 1949–2002] (in German). München: De Gruyter - De Gruyter Saur. p. 1715. ISBN 978-3-11-184511-1.


  1. ^ "Die Mitglieder des Deutschen Bundestages - 1.-13. Wahlperiode: Alphabetisches Gesamtverzeichnis; Stand: 28. Februar 1998" [The members of the German Bundestag - 1st - 13th term of office: Alphabetical complete index] (PDF). webarchiv.bundestag.de (in German). Deutscher Bundestag, Wissenschaftliche Dienste des Bundestages (WD 3/ZI 5). 1998-02-28. Retrieved 2020-05-21.