Karsten Friedrich Hoppenstedt

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Karsten Friedrich Hoppenstedt

Karsten Friedrich Hoppenstedt (born 06 April 1937, Osnabrück) is a former MEP from Christian Democratic Union of Germany (1989-99, 2004-09).[1]


  • Member, Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Member, Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
  • Member, Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
  • Substitute, Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Substitute, Delegation for relations with the countries of the Andean Community

Record and Controversies

Declaration of Financial Interests

  • Nothing to declare.[2]

Record of Parliamentary Votes

Personal Information

Curriculum Vitae

  • Doctorate in veterinary medicine (1965).
  • Veterinary practice (1964-1990).
  • Member of CDU District Exceutive Committee.
  • Treasurer, Hanover CDU Regional Association.
  • Mayor of Burgwedel (since 1974).
  • Head of administration in the Hanover district (1981-1989).
  • Executive Committee member, Lower Saxony Federation of Municipal Authorities.
  • Vice-Chairman, European Affairs Committee, German Federation of Municipal Authorities.
  • Board Chairman, NDR (1986-1992).
  • Representative of the WestLB in Brussels (1999-2004).
  • Member of the European Parliament (1989-1999).
  • Lower Saxony Order of Merit, First Class.


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  1. European Parliament, MEP Directory: Karsten Friedrich Hoppenstedt, accessed 19 November 2010.
  2. European Parliament, Erklärung der finanziellen Interessen der Mitglieder: Karsten Friedrich Hoppenstedt, 04 December 2008, accessed 11 March 2009.