Former Member of the German parliament and former First Mayor of Hamburg, Berlin
Hans-Ulrich Klose is a former member of the German Bundestag for the Social Democratic Party and was the Mayor of Hamburg 1974 - 1981. During his 30 years as a member of parliament, he served many positions, f.e. as leader of the SPD group and leader of the opposition, Vice-president of the Bundestag, president of the parliament's foreign policy committee, president of the parliamentary group for German-American affairs, and the government's coordinator for German-American affairs. He has also been engaged in many civil society organizations in the field of student exchange to cooperative society.