Thomas von der Vring
|Member of the European Parliament|
17 July 1979 –18 July 1994
|Born||27 May 1937 82) (age|
Stuttgart, Württemberg, Germany
|Political party||Social Democratic Party of Germany|
|Occupation||Historian, sociologist, economist|
Thomas von der Vring is a German politician. From 1979-1994 he served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP), representing Germany for the Social Democratic Party. From 1989-1994 he served as Chair of the Committee on Budgets.
A Member of the European Parliament (MEP) is a person who has been elected to serve as a popular representative in the European Parliament.
The Social Democratic Party of Germany, or SPD, is a social-democratic political party in Germany.
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