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Dieter Salomon

Dieter Salomon
Mayor of Freiburg
In office
2002 – current
Preceded by Rolf Böhme
Majority 64.4%
Personal details
Born 9 August 1960
Melbourne, Australia
Political party Alliance '90/The Greens
Spouse(s) Helen Hall-Salomon
Children 1
Occupation Politician, Mayor
Website http://www.dieter-salomon.de

Dieter Salomon (born 9 August 1960 in Melbourne, Australia) is a German politician and mayor of Freiburg im Breisgau. He is a member of the Alliance '90/The Greens.

Contents

  • Biography 1
  • Political career 2
  • Other activities 3
  • Written Works 4
  • External links 5

Biography

Dieter Salomon grew up in the German Allgäu. He received his Abitur in 1979 in Oberstdorf and moved to Freiburg to study Political Science, Public Finance and Roman Philology. He received a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Freiburg in 1991. During his time as a student he became active in the local chapter of the Alliance '90/The Greens.

He is married to Helen Hall-Salomon and has one child from a previous marriage.

Political career

From 1990 until 2000 Salomon was a member of Freiburg city council, and was a member of the Landtag of Baden-Württemberg from 1992. From April 2002, he was the head of the Baden-Württemberg Green Party fraction and lead candidate for state elections.

He became mayor of Freiburg on 1 July 2002, after receiving 64.4% of votes on the second ballot held on 5 May 2002, thereby becoming the first Green mayor of a large German city and only the second or third in the whole of Germany. Once elected mayor of Freiburg, he resigned his position in the Landtag. Within the Green Party, he is considered a Realo.

Other activities

Written Works

External links

  • Performance monitor for Dieter Salomon
  • Personal website
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