Peter Schulz

Peter Schulz (25 April 1930 – 17 May 2013) was a German politician, member of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) and First Mayor of Hamburg (1971 – 1974).

Peter Schulz
First Mayor of Hamburg
In office
16 June 1971 – 12 November 1974
PresidentGustav Heinemann
Walter Scheel
ChancellorWilly Brandt
Helmut Schmidt
Preceded byHerbert Weichmann
Succeeded byHans-Ulrich Klose
Personal details
Born(1930-04-25)25 April 1930
Died17 May 2013(2013-05-17) (aged 83)
NationalityGermany German
Political partySocial Democratic Party (SPD)

Schulz was born in Rostock. He studied law at the University of Hamburg and after his graduation in 1958 Schulz founded his own office.

Political lifeEdit

In 1961 he was elected in the Hamburg Parliament and served as Senator of Justice from 1966. In 1970 he became Senator for Schools and Youth and Second Mayor.[1] On 16 June 1971 he was elected as First Mayor of Hamburg but resigned after the 1974 election, on 12 November 1974.

1978 – 1982 and 1983 – 1986 Schulz was President of Hamburg Parliament.[1]


  1. ^ a b Imhof, Ralf, Rechtsanwälte Schulz Noack Bärwinkel - Team: P_schulz (in German), Rechtsanwälte Schulz Noack Bärwinkel, archived from the original on 2008-12-14, retrieved 2008-09-25

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Preceded by
Herbert Dau
President of the Hamburg Parliament
Succeeded by
Martin Willich
Preceded by
Martin Willich
President of the Hamburg Parliament
Succeeded by
Martin Willich