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Ernst Albrecht
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Ernst Albrecht in 1988
Prime Minister of Lower Saxony
In office
1976–1990
Preceded by Alfred Kubel
Succeeded by Gerhard Schröder
Personal details
Born (1930-06-29)29 June 1930
Heidelberg, Germany
Died 13 December 2014(2014-12-13) (aged 84)
Burgdorf, Hanover, Germany
Political party CDU
Spouse(s) Adele Stromeyer
Children 7; including Ursula von der Leyen
Alma mater University of Tübingen
University of Bonn
Occupation Economist (Diplom)

Ernst Carl Julius Albrecht (19 June 1930 – 13 December 2014) was a German politician. He was a member of the Christian Democratic Union. He was a former civil servant of the European Commission. He served as Prime Minister of the state of Lower Saxony from 1976 to 1990.

His daughter, Ursula von der Leyen, is the President of the European Commission.

Albrecht died on 13 December 2014 from Alzheimer's disease, aged 84.

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