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Gabi Zimmer


Gabi Zimmer

Gabriele Zimmer
Gabriele Zimmer.
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
Chairperson of the PDS
In office
Member of the Landtag of Thuringia
In office
October 1990 – July 2004
Personal details
Born (1955-05-07) May 7, 1955 (age 59)
East Berlin, German Democratic Republic
Political party The Left
Other political
Party of Democratic Socialism
Socialist Unity Party of Germany

Gabriele Zimmer (called Gabi; born 7 May 1955 in Berlin, GDR) is a German socialist politician.

She has been a member of the East German communist party, the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED) and its successors, continuously since 1981.[1] The party was renamed SED-PDS in 1989, PDS in 1990 and Die Linkspartei.PDS in 2005. In 2007 it merged with WASG to form Die Linke. She was chairwoman of then-PDS from 2000 to 2003. From 1990 to 1998, she was chairwoman of the PDS at the regional level in Thuringia. From October 1990 until July 2004 she has been a member of the Landtag of Thuringia.

Other political functions:

  • 1990-1998 Chairperson of PDS in Thuringia
  • Since 1995 Member of the PDS Executive Board
  • 1996–2000 Vice Chairwoman of PDS
  • 1999–2000 Chairwoman of PDS in the Thuringian Parliament
  • 2000–03 Chairwoman of PDS
  • Since 2004 Member of the European Parliament


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