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Sabine Verheyen

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Sabine Verheyen

Sabine Verheyen
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1964-10-24) 24 October 1964 (age 49)
Aachen, Germany
Nationality  Germany
Political party Christian Democratic Union
Alma mater FH Aachen
Profession Architect

Sabine Verheyen (born 24 October 1964 in Aachen[1]) is a German politician and Member of the European Parliament. She was elected on the CDU ticket and sits with the European People's Party group.

Education and Private Life

From 1983 to 1988 Sabine Verheyen studied architecture at the Aachen University of Applied Sciences.[1] She is married and has three children.[2]

Political Career

She joined the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in 1990. Since 2001 she is a member of CDU Regional Executive Committee of North Rhine-Westphalia and since 2002 member of the Regional Executive Committee of the CDU Municipal Policy Association (KPV).[1]

From 1994 to 2009 she was member of the city council of Aachen. From 1999 to 2009 she was mayor of Aachen and member of the Euregio Council.[2] In 2009 she was elected to the European Parliament. There she is member of the Committee on Culture and Education and the Delegation for relations with South Africa. In addition she is substitute on the Committee on Regional Development and the Delegation for relations with Iran.[1]


External links

  • Homepage of Sabine Verheyen (German)
  • Biographie at the European Parliament

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