Christian Ude (born 26 October 1947 in Munich) is a German politician who served as mayor of Munich from 1993 to 2014. He is a member of the German Social Democratic Party.
1 Career 2 Personal life 3 Other activities 4 Bibliography 5 References 6 External links
Career From 1967 to 1969 he worked for the Süddeutsche Zeitung. He studied legal science in Munich 1969-1977. From 1979-1990 he worked as a lawyer. He was elected as deputy mayor of Munich on 2 May 1990, two months after he was elected into the city council of Munich. On 12 September 1993, Ude was elected as lord mayor and successor of Georg Kronawitter. He was re-elected three times, on 13 June 1999 with 61.2 per cent of all votes, on 3 March 2002 with 64.5 per cent and on 2 March 2008 with 66.8 per cent. In August 2011 Christian Ude announced his intention to become the SPD's leading candidate for the upcoming Bavarian state election in 2013. Personal life In addition to his position as lord mayor, Ude is also a political cabaret artist. Ude has been married to Edith von Welser-Ude since 1984, it is his first and her second marriage. Other activities Additionally, Ude was a member of the board of directors of the 1860 Munich until 2009. In 2005, Ude was elected to the post of President of the German cities association. Bibliography
Asta Schreib: Christian Ude. (in German). München, München-Verlag 2007, ISBN 978-3-937090-22-1.
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^ http://www.christian-ude.de/christian-ude/lebenslauf/ ^ "Ude rechnet mit Hoeneß ab". Süddeutsche Zeitung (in German). 17 May 2014. Retrieved 17 May 2014. ^ Der Messias will es wissen, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 9 August 2011. Retrieved 11 August 2011 ^ Christian Ude: Vom Oberbürgermeister zum Hoffnungsträger der Partei, Augsburger Allgemeine, August 11, 2011. Retrieved August 11, 2011 ^ Hoffen auf den bayerischen Kretschmann, Süddeutsche Zeitung, August 11, 2011. Retrieved 11 August 2011 ^ Erstmals echte Konkurrenz für Seehofer, Welt Online, August 11, 2011. Retrieved August 11, 2011 ^ Ein zweiter Frühling für Christian Ude, Berliner Morgenpost, 11 August 2011. Retrieved 11 August 2011
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Preceded by Georg Kronawitter Mayor of Munich 1993–2014 Succeeded by Dieter Reiter
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Mayors of Munich
Franz Paul von Mittermayr Josef von Teng Jakob Bauer Kaspar von Steinsdorf Alois von Erhardt Johannes von Widenmayer Wilhelm Georg von Borscht
Eduard Schmid Karl Scharnagl
Karl Scharnagl Thomas Wimmer Hans-Jochen Vogel Georg Kronawitter Erich Kiesl Georg Kronawitter Christian Ude Dieter Reiter
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