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Name  Eva Kohler
Role  Horst Kohler\'s wife
Spouse  Horst Kohler (m. 1969)

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Full Name  Eva Luise Bohnet
Born  2 January 1947 (age 69) (1947-01-02) Ludwigsburg, Germany
Occupation  former First Lady of Germany
Party  Social Democratic Party of Germany
Children  Ulrike Kohler, Jochen Kohler
People also search for  Horst Kohler, Ulrike Kohler, Jochen Kohler, Elisabeth Kohler, Eduard Kohler

Eva Luise Köhler ( [ˈkøːlɐ]; born 2 January 1947 in Ludwigsburg as Eva Luise Bohnet) is the wife of the former German President Horst Köhler (Mandate : 1 July 2004 – 31 May 2010) and as such, was sometimes referred to by the media as the "First Lady" during her husband's presidency.

She completed her Abitur in Ludwigsburg in 1966, and studied History, Germanistics and Religion. She then became a teacher of German. Eva Köhler was a member of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) from 1972 to 1990 (as she advocated Willy Brandt's Ostpolitik) and participated in local politics. She left the SPD because she disliked the politics of Oskar Lafontaine.

Eva and Horst Köhler have two children, Ulrike (born 1972) and Jochen (born 1977).

Foreign honours

  •  Lithuania : Grand Cross of the Order of Vytautas the Great (19 October 2005)
  •  Netherlands : Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown (2007)
  • References

    Eva Köhler Wikipedia


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