Walter Momper

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Walter Momper
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Walter Momper at the Brandenburg Gate
Governing Mayor of Berlin
(West Berlin 1989–1990)
In office
Preceded by Eberhard Diepgen
Succeeded by Eberhard Diepgen
Personal details
Born (1945-02-21) 21 February 1945 (age 77)
Sulingen, today Lower Saxony
Political party Social Democrats
West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl (at the microphone), East German Premier Hans Modrow (left), and West Berlin mayor Walter Momper [with red scarf] in the official opening of the Brandenburg Gate.
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Walter Momper (2014)

Walter Momper (born 21 February 1945) is a German politician and former Governing Mayor of Berlin (West Berlin 1989–1990, reunited Berlin 1990–1991). Whilst Governing Mayor, he served as President of the Bundesrat in 1989/90. He attended the opening of the Brandenburg Gate on 22 December 1989, and, on October 3, 1990, became the first mayor of a reunited Berlin.

He was born in Sulingen (near Bremen), today Lower Saxony, and is a member of the SPD (Social Democrats).


Political offices
Preceded by
Eberhard Diepgen
Mayor of West Berlin
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Mayor of Berlin
Succeeded by
Eberhard Diepgen
Preceded by
Reinhard Führer
President of the Landtag of Berlin
Succeeded by