|Name Christina Rau|
Role Johannes Rau's wife
|Spouse Johannes Rau (m. 1982)|
|Similar People Johannes Rau, Daniela Schadt, Marianne von Weizsacker, Veronica Carstens|
Er ffnung der berliner stiftungswoche im projektzentrum berlin vortrag christina rau
- Er ffnung der berliner stiftungswoche im projektzentrum berlin vortrag christina rau
- Early life
- Foreign Honours
Rau is the maternal granddaughter of former President Gustav Heinemann. Her father was Eduard Delius (1922–2013), part in a long line of entrepreneurs in the textile industry of the Westphalian city of Bielefeld. She attended boarding school in Switzerland (Hochalpines Institut Ftan) and Scotland (Gordonstoun, where The Prince Andrew was one of her classmates). Subsequently, she studied political science, economics and history at the University College of Wales and at King's College London.
On 9 August 1982, she married Johannes Rau, 25 years her senior, who was at that time the Prime Minister of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The couple had three children: Anna Christina (1983), Philip Immanuel (1985) and Laura Helene (1986). The family lived in Elberfeld until 1999, and then moved to Berlin.
She was the patron of :