Thomas Krüger

Thomas Krüger is a German politician. He is the President of the Federal Agency for Civil Education (since 2000)[1] and the President of the German Children's Fund (since 1995). He served as the final Lord Mayor of East Berlin in 1991.

Thomas Krüger
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Krüger in 1990
7th Governing Mayor of Berlin
In office
January 11, 1991 – January 24, 1991
Preceded byTino-Antoni Schwierzina
Succeeded byEberhard Diepgen (Unified Germany)
Member of the Bundestag
In office
October 16, 1994 – September 26, 1998
Personal details
Born (1959-06-20) June 20, 1959 (age 60)
Buttstädt, East Germany
Political partySocial Democratic Party
Military service
AllegianceEast Germany
Years of service1979-1981


Thomas Krüger was born in Buttstädt, Thuringia, East Germany on June 20, 1959. He served on the Bundestag from 1994 to 1998[2] and was the 7th and final Lord Mayor of East Berlin, serving in 1991. In 2006 he received the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. In 2008 he received the Cross of Merit from the Polish Ambassador to Germany at the time, Marek Prawda.


  1. ^ Bildung, Bundeszentrale für politische. "Präsident | bpb". (in German). Retrieved 2019-12-09.
  2. ^ "MdB-Biographien der 13. Wahlperiode / Biographie des MdB Thomas Krüger, SPD". Retrieved 2019-12-09.