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Name  Roland Cantzler

Role  German Politician
Party  Christian Social Union in Bavaria

Roland Cantzler (born April 4, 1931) is a German jurist and politician, representative of the Christian Social Union of Bavaria. He was a member of the German Bundestag.


After leaving school having successfully passed the Abitur examination, Cantzler studied law, economics and tax law. He then worked as a public prosecutor in Weiden in der Oberpfalz, Ansbach and Nuremberg, was a judge from 1961 to 1970 at the Nuremberg Social Security Court, before becoming President of the Bayreuth Social Security Court in 1978. He was President of the Nuremberg Social Security Court from 1994 to 1996. In addition, he was Deputy Head of the Nuremberg Pensions Authority.

Cantzler joined the CSU, becoming involved with their youth wing, the Young Union (JU) and was Regional Deputy Chair of the JU for Nuremberg. He was also Deputy Chair of the Nuremberg CSU party.

Cantzler was a city councillor in Nuremberg from 1972 to 1996. He entered the Bundestag on 7 June 1972, when he succeeded Karl Theodor Freiherr von und zu Guttenberg, remaining only until the end of the 1972 parliamentary term. He was elected to fill this role due to his position on the CSU’s regional list for Bavaria.


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