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Sebastian Edathy

Politician from Germany

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.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1969-09-05
Place of birth
Hanover
Nationality
Germany
Profession
Politician

Political career

Party From To
Social Democratic Party of Germany

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