Erika Steinbach can be described as a right-wing German politician who was born on July 25, 1943. Between 1990 and 2017, Erika Steinbach served as an honorable member of the Bundestag.
It must also be noted that she was a member of the Christian Democratic Union from 1974 to 2017. She also served on the national board of the Christian Democratic Union from 2000 to 2010. Erika Steinbach was a member of the leadership of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group and she acted as the spokesperson on issues of human rights and humanitarian aid between 2005 and 2017.
It is also important to note that Erika Steinbach is a member of the socially conservative wing of the Christian Democratic Union and does not support abortion as well as same-sex marriage. She was quite critical of Chancellor Merkel’s policies during the European migrant crisis.
Due to the same migrant crisis, Erika Steinbach left the Christian Democratic Union in January 2017. She then became an Independent member of the Bundestag. It needs to be emphasized that she did not participate in the September 2017 federal elections.
She became the President of the Desiderius-Erasmus-Stiftung in 2018. The Desiderius-Erasmus-Stiftung was associated with the AfD as a political foundation. She was also a member of the German-Israeli Association known for her pro-Israeli views and her criticism of the German government.
The father of Erika Steinbach was Wilhelm Karl Hermann, who was in Hanau. He was stationed in Rumia, a village in the Second Polish Republic in 1941. It was then occupied by Nazi Germany in 1939 as part of the newly created province of Reichsgau Danzig-West Prussia. The mother of Erika Steinbach was Erika Hermann.
Erika Steinbach served in the capacity of the President of the Federation of Expellees between 1998 and 2014. She had her studies in music and had worked with some concert ensembles before she switched to do politics.
She became a member of the Frankfurt branch of the Christian Democratic Union in 1977. She was elected a member of the Frankfurt City Council in 1977. She served in that position till 1999.
Erika Steinbach was also elected as a member of the Bundestag for the Frankfurt am Main III constituency in 1990 and she served till 1998. She expressed her disapproval of the German-Polish Border Treaty in 1990 and voted against it. Later in 1997, she also spoke against the acceptance and approval of the Czech-German Declaration of Reconciliation.
Erika Steinbach Dead, What Is the Cause of Death?
There is no information or report to suggest or confirm that Erika Steinbach is dead. She is most likely alive.
Erika Steinbach was awarded the Bavarian Order of Merit by Prime Minister of Bavaria, Horst Seehofer. This was on July 9, 2009, with respect for her work for the rights of the victims of the Expulsion.