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Egon Alfred Klepsch
Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F061785-0005, Hamburg, CDU-Bundesparteitag, Egon Klepsch.jpg
17th President of the European Parliament
In office
Preceded by Enrique Barón Crespo
Succeeded by Klaus Hänsch
Personal details
Born (1930-01-30)January 30, 1930
Bodenbach (Podmokly), Czechoslovakia
Died September 18, 2010(2010-09-18) (aged 80)
Koblenz, Germany
Political party CDU, EPP

Egon Alfred Klepsch (January 30, 1930 – September 18, 2010.) was a German politician (CDU).

In 1979 Klepsch became chairman of the EPP parliamentary group. After he had stood in vain in 1982 for the office of President of the European Parliament, he was elected in 1992. In 1994 he retired from the European Parliament and became an advisor to Deutschen Vermögensberatungs AG.


  •  Malta : Honorary Companion of Honour of the National Order of Merit (25.03.1994)
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