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|Vice Chancellor of Germany|
18 May 1992 – 21 January 1993
|Preceded by||Hans-Dietrich Genscher|
|Succeeded by||Klaus Kinkel|
|Federal Minister of Economics|
18 January 1991 – 21 January 1993
|Preceded by||Helmut Haussmann|
|Succeeded by||Günter Rexrodt|
|Federal Minister of Education and Science|
12 March 1987 – 18 January 1991
|Preceded by||Dorothee Wilms|
|Succeeded by||Rainer Ortleb|
|Member of the Bundestag|
|Born||15 July 1945|
|Died||5 June 2003 (aged 57)|
|Political party||Christian Democratic Union (1962-1969)
Free Democratic Party (1970-2003)
Jürgen Wilhelm Möllemann (15 July 1945 – 5 June 2003) was a German politician of the Free Democratic Party. He served as Minister of State at the Foreign Office (1982–1987), as Federal Minister of Education and Research (1987–1991), as Federal Minister of Economics (1991–1993) and as Vice Chancellor of Germany (1992–1993) in the government of Chancellor Helmut Kohl.
Born in Augsburg, he took his Abitur in 1965, served his military service as a paratrooper in the Bundeswehr, and subsequently studied to become a teacher of German, sports and history at the Pädagogische Hochschule (teachers' college) in Münster from 1966 to 1969.
Möllemann was president of the Deutsch-Arabische Gesellschaft (German-Arabic Society) from 1981 to 1991 and from 1993 to 2003, until his death. He was a passionate and experienced skydiver, he died on 5 June 2003 in a parachuting incident at Marl-Loemühle.
He was married to Carola Möllemann-Appelhoff, with whom he had two daughters.
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