List of members of the 16th Bundestag

This is a list of members of the 16th Bundestag – the lower house of parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany, whose members were in office from 18 October 2005 until 27 October 2009.

SummaryEdit

This summary includes changes in the numbers of the five caucuses (CDU/CSU, SPD, FDP, The Left, Greens):

Time Reason of change CDU/CSU SPD FDP Left Greens Others Total number
18 October 2005 First meeting 226 222 61 54 51 0 614
13 February 2006 Gert Winkelmeier leaves the Left caucus and becomes unaffiliated 53 1
15 December 2006 Henry Nitzsche leaves the CDU/CSU caucus and becomes unaffiliated 225 2
1 June 2007 Matthias Wissmann resigns; his seat is vacated permanently because it is an overhang seat 224 613
25 February 2008 Johann-Henrich Krummacher dies; his seat is vacated permanently because it is an overhang seat 223 612
20 June 2009 Jörg Tauss leaves the SPD caucus and becomes unaffiliated. He joined the Pirate Party Germany. 221 3
14 July 2009 Peter Jahr resigns; his seat is vacated permanently because it is an overhang seat 222 611

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Changes of membership after the election of 18 September 2005Edit

Vacator State and mode of election Reason and date for vacancy Successor Date of succession Seats
Edmund Stoiber (CDU/CSU) Bayern (list) Resigned on 8 November 2005 to stay in office as Minister-President of Bavaria. Johannes Singhammer (CDU/CSU) 11 November 2005 614
Dagmar Schmidt [de] (SPD) Nordrhein-Westfalen (list) Died on 9 November 2005. Christoph Pries (SPD) 16 November 2005
Günther Beckstein (CDU/CSU) Bayern (list) Resigned on 22 November 2005 to stay in office as Minister of the Interior of Bavaria. Dorothee Bär (CDU/CSU) 23 November 2005
Gerhard Schröder (SPD) Niedersachsen (list) Resigned on 23 November 2005. Clemens Bollen (SPD) 29 November 2005
Peter Müller (CDU/CSU) Saarland (list) Resigned on 25 November 2005 to stay in office as Minister-President of the Saarland. Hermann-Josef Scharf (CDU/CSU) 30 November 2005
Joschka Fischer (Greens) Hessen (list) Resigned on 31 August 2006. Omid Nouripour (Greens) 1 September 2006
Friedbert Pflüger (CDU/CSU) Niedersachsen (list) Resigned on 24 November 2006 to become minority leader in the Berlin Abgeordnetenhaus. Hans Peter Thul (CDU/CSU) 25 November 2006
Matthias Berninger (Greens) Hessen (list) Resigned on 19 February 2007. Nicole Maisch (Greens) 20 February 2007
Matthias Wissmann (CDU/CSU) Baden-Württemberg (district 266 — Ludwigsburg) Resigned on 1 June 2007. None (overhang seat) 613
Hans-Jürgen Uhl (SPD) Niedersachsen (district 51 — HelmstedtWolfsburg) Resigned on 1 June 2007. Dieter Steinecke (SPD) 2 June 2007
Reinhard Göhner (CDU/CSU) Nordrhein-Westfalen (list) Resigned on 7 July 2007. Cajus Caesar (CDU/CSU) 9 July 2007
Peter Paziorek (CDU/CSU) Nordrhein-Westfalen (district 131 — Warendorf) Resigned on 1 September 2007. Stephan Eisel (CDU/CSU) 3 September 2007
Reinhard Loske (Greens) Nordrhein-Westfalen (list) Resigned on 1 September 2007. Bettina Herlitzius (Greens) 3 September 2007
Georg Fahrenschon (CDU/CSU) Bayern (district 223 — München-Land) Resigned on 8 November 2007. Marion Seib (CDU/CSU) 8 November 2007
Carl Eduard von Bismarck (CDU/CSU) Schleswig-Holstein (district 10 — Herzogtum LauenburgStormarn-Süd) Resigned on 10 December 2007. Helmut Lamp (CDU/CSU) 20 December 2007
Margareta Wolf (Greens) Hessen (list) Resigned on 4 January 2008. Wolfgang Strengmann-Kuhn (Greens) 4 January 2008
Johann-Henrich Krummacher (CDU/CSU) Baden-Württemberg (district 259 — Stuttgart I) Died on 25 February 2008. None (overhang seat) 612
Anja Hajduk (Greens) Hamburg (list) Resigned on 8 May 2008 to become Senator in Hamburg. Manuel Sarrazin (Greens) 13 May 2008
Bernward Müller (CDU/CSU) Thüringen (list) Resigned on 9 May 2008 to become a minister in Thuringia. Christian Hirte (CDU/CSU) 15 May 2008
Hildegard Müller (CDU/CSU) Nordrhein-Westfalen (district 107 — Düsseldorf I) Resigned on 1 October 2008. Thomas Mahlberg (CDU/CSU) 7 October 2008
Martin Zeil (FDP) Bayern (list) Resigned on 1 November 2008 after becoming a minister in Bavaria. Erwin Lotter (FDP) 1 November 2008
Jörg Rohde (FDP) Bayern (list) Resigned on 1 November 2008 after becoming Deputy Speaker of the Bavarian Landtag. Daniel Volk (FDP) 1 November 2008
Horst Seehofer (CDU/CSU) Bayern (district 218 — Ingolstadt) Resigned on 5 November 2008 after becoming Minister-President of Bavaria. Matthäus Strebl (CDU/CSU) 10 November 2008
Ditmar Staffelt (SPD) Berlin (district 83 — Berlin-Neukölln) Resigned on 12 January 2009. Eva Högl (SPD) 12 January 2009
Ralf Göbel (CDU/CSU) Bayern (district 213 — Southern Palatinate) Resigned on 1 March 2009. Werner Wittlich (CDU/CSU) 1 March 2009
Rainer Wend (SPD) Nordrhein-Westfalen (district 133 — Bielefeld) Resigned on 1 April 2009. Hildegard Wester (SPD) 1 April 2009
Frank Schmidt (SPD) Hessen (list) Resigned on 25 May 2009 to become Mayor of Löhnberg. Erika Ober (SPD) 25 May 2009
Peter Jahr (CDU/CSU) Sachsen (district 163 — Döbeln-Mittweida-Meißen II) Resigned on 14 July 2009 to become a Member of the European Parliament. None (overhang seat) 611
Lothar Bisky (Die Linke.) Brandenburg (list) Resigned on 14 July 2009 to become a Member of the European Parliament. Steffen Hultsch (Die Linke.) 14 July 2009
Uwe Barth (FDP) Thüringen (list) Resigned on 28 September 2009 to become a member of the Landtag of Thüringen. Patrick Kurth (FDP) 29 September 2009
Bodo Ramelow (Die Linke.) Thüringen (list) Resigned on 28 September 2009 to become a member of the Landtag of Thüringen. Frank Tempel (Die Linke.) 29 September 2009

Changes of caucus after the election of 18 September 2005Edit

Member Former caucus Date of changing caucuses New caucus
Gert Winkelmeier The Left 13 February 2006 Unaffiliated
Henry Nitzsche CDU/CSU 15 December 2006 Unaffiliated
Jörg Tauss SPD 20 June 2009 Unaffiliated

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