Peter Jahr

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Peter Jahr, MEP

Peter Jahr (born 24 April 1959, Burgstädt) is an MEP for Germany from Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands since 2009.[1]


Record and Controversies

Declaration of Financial Interests

Professional Activities:

  • Agricultural firm Dr. Jahr, Taura
  • Agrar GbR Taura, Taura

Additional Information:

  • Member of city council, Lunzenau
  • Chair, Evangelische Mittelschule, Lunzenau
  • Partner, Agrar GbR Taura, Taura
  • Partner, Agrar GmbH Taura, Taura
  • Partner, EPH GbR Taura, Taura[2]

Record of Parliamentary Votes

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Election Campaign 2009

Peter Jahr has not yet pledged to any of the four issues presented by the Election Campaign:

  • to provide leadership in lobbying transparency and ethics,
  • to provide leadership in reforming financial architecture,
  • to promote a full-scale rethink of the EU trade policy,
  • to promote corporate accountability.[3]

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Personal Information

Curriculum Vitae

  • Qualified farmer (1984); doctorate in agronomy (1988). Schooling (1965-1977). Military service (1977-1979). Student (1970-1984). Assistant at Karl Marx University, Leipzig (1984-1988); administrator, Justus von Liebig collective farm, Taura (1988-1990). Manager of Agrar GmbH, Taura (1990-1995). Farming as a sideline (since 1995).
  • Member, Democratic Farmers' Party, regional vice-chair (1988-1990); Member of the CDU (since 1990); CDU Mittweida District Chair (1995-2008).
  • Member of Mittweida district council (1994-2008); municipal councillor, Lunzenau (since 1994). Member, Saxony Regional Assembly (1990-2002). Member of the Bundestag (2002-2009).
  • Chair of Lunzenau Lutheran School Association (since 2005).[4]


Parlement européen
Bât. Altiero Spinelli
60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel
+32 (0)2 28 45195
+32 (0)2 28 49195
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  1. European Parliament, MEP Directory: Peter Jahr, accessed 27 November 2010.
  2. European Parliament, Erklärung der finanziellen Interessen der Mitglieder: Peter Jahr, 01 October 2009, accessed 23 November 2009.
  3. Election Campaign, Peter Jahr, accessed 02 April 2012.
  4. European Parliament, MEP Directory: Peter Jahr, accessed 27 November 2010.