|Councilor of the City of Karlsruhe|
|Minister for Greenland|
10 September 1982 –1 September 1987
|Prime Minister||Poul Schlüter|
|Preceded by||Tove Lindbo Larsen|
|Succeeded by||Mimi Jakobsen|
|Born||10 October 1941|
|Political party|| Free Democratic (Germany) |
Centre Democrats (Denmark)
Tom Høyem (born 10 October 1941) is a Danish and German politician,and former headmaster in the European Schools.
Between September 1982 and September 1987,Høyem served as Minister for Greenland within the Danish government under the premiership of Poul Schlüter. He was succeeded by Mimi Jakobsen.
On 14 September 1984,Høyem was awarded the honour of kommandør af Dannebrogordenen.
Høyem has served as independent election observer for Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe on behalf of the Danish government in Albania,Bosnia and Herzegovina,Montenegro,Ukraine,the State of Palestine and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Between 1987 and 2015,Høyem served successively as the Director (headmaster) of the European School,Culham (1987–1994),the European School,Munich (1994–2000), and the European School,Karlsruhe (2000–2015).
In 1994,Høyem joined the Freie Demokratische Partei,the German liberal party,and in 2004 he was elected to serve on the Gemeinderat (council) of the city of Karlsruhe.
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Persönlich vorbei kommen wird auch Stadtrat Tom Høyem, der von 2000 bis 2015 Direktor der Europäischen Schule Karlsruhe war und der die Zeitkapsel-Tradition in der Bildungseinrichtung eingeführt hat
[Tom Høyem] had only just retired after going on to be headmaster of the school in Karlsruhe, where he now serves as a town councillor for the Freie Demokratische Partei: 'Vote Tom Høyem for a Liberal Future in Europe and Karlsruhe,' his website said.