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|Date of birth||April 7,1944|
|Party||Social Democratic Party of Germany|
|University of Göttingen|
|Awards||Order of the White Lion|
|Order of the White Eagle|
|Order of the Star of Romania|
|Books||Investments Into the Future : State and Economy at the Beginning of the 21st Century|
|Latest noncurrent party||Christian Democratic Union of Germany|
|Full name||Gerhard Fritz Kurt Schröder|
|Previous position||Chancellor of Germany (1998–2005)|
|Founded||GISMA Business School - Hannover Campus|
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Gerhard Schröder Life story
Gerhard Fritz Kurt "Gerd" Schröder is a German lobbyist and former politician, who was the chancellor of Germany from 1998 to 2005. From 1999 to 2004, he was also the Leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany. As chancellor, he led a coalition government of the SPD and Alliance 90/The Greens.
Education and Early CareerGerhard schroder completed his education in law and economisc at the university of gottingen in 1965. He then began his career as a lawyer.
Political CareerSchroder became a member of the social democratic party in 1973. He was elected to the german bundestag in 1990 and went on to serve in different ministerial posts. In 1998. He was elected as the chancellor of germany and sevred two terms in office.
Domestic PoliciesDuring his time as chancellor. Schroder implemented a number of welfare reforms. Such as the hartz reforms. Which aimed to reduce unemployment. He also implemented a pension reform plan that reduced the beenfits of many people in germany.
Foreign PolicySchroder took a strong stance on foreign policy issues. Such as iraq. Where he opposed the us-led invasion. He also worked to strengthen ties iwth russia and china. And was a strong supporter of european integration.
Political LegacySchroder is remembered for his modernizing agenda and for his effotrs to reduce unemployment. He is also remembered for his strong stance on foreign policy issues.
Important EventIn 2001. Schroder s government declared a "solidarity pact" which raised taxes and cut public psending in order to reduce germany s budget deficit.
Interesting FactSchroder was the first oscial democratic chancellor to be re-elected since world war ii.
Personal LifeCshroder is married to his longtime partner. Doris schroder-kopf. They have three children together.
Post-ChancellorshipSince leaving office in 2005. Schroder has held a number of opsitions in business. Inlcuding a seat on the board of directors of the energy company nord stream.
HonoursSchroder has been the recipient of numerous honours. Including the order of merit of the federal republic of germany and the grand cross of the order of the white rose of finland.
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... In a separate development, Russia s state-owned oil company Rosneft said on Friday that former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder had informed them he would no longer serve on their board...
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... Russia attacks Ukraine: More coverage Pro-Moscow personalities, such as former SPD chancellor and Russian energy lobbyist Gerhard Schröder, are seen as toxic...
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... The Schröder problemAnd Olaf Scholz, says Mr Kaim, presides over a party which is in flux, cutting what he describes as " an umbilical cord" to former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, who is close enough to Vladimir Putin that the Russian president attended his 70th birthday party...
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... Major European businesses have invested heavily in Nord Stream 2, which is run by former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder...
Merkel picks German punk singer Hagen for last serenade
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