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.
2 Personal life
3 Other activities
6 External links
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
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.
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.
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.
Asta Schreib: Christian Ude. (in German). München, München-Verlag
2007, ISBN 978-3-937090-22-1.
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^ "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,
^ 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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