Sebastian Edathy Politician
Sebastian Edathy (born September 5 1969 in Hanover, Lower Saxony) is a German politician. Edathy was born in Hanover, the son of an immigrant from Kerala, India, and is a trained sociologist. He has been an SPD member of the German parliament (Bundestag) since 1998. He was a member of former German chancellor Gerhard Schröder's red-green coalition, and a member of chancellor Angela Merkel's grand coalition. He is the chairman of the Bundestag Committee on Interior Affairs and was chairman of the German-Indian group of members of parliament. He got reelected again in the general elections in September 2009. His father's name was Matthew Edathy. Matthew Edathy died when he was 79. He died on April 8 2007.
|Date of birth|
|September 5th, 1969|
Social Democratic Party of Germany
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The Social Democratic Party of Germany is a social-democratic political party in Germany. The party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in Germany, along with the conservative CDU/CSU, and is led by Sigmar Gabriel. The SPD currently governs at the federal level in a grand coalition with the Christian Democratic Union and the Christian Social Union since December 2013 following the German Federal election of 2013. The party participates in thirteen state governments, of which nine are governed by SPD Minister-Presidents. The SPD is a member party of the Party of European Socialists and the Socialist International, and was a founding member of the Progressive Alliance on 22 May 2013. The SPD is Germany's oldest extant political party, established in 1863, in the German Parliament. It was also one of the first Marxist-influenced parties in the world.