Helma Orosz

Helma Orosz Ulrike [ oros ] ( born May 11, 1953 in Görlitz ) is a German politician ( CDU). Since August 2008 she has been elected Mayor of Dresden.


After the completion of the POS they learned at the Medical Technical School Görlitz and graduated in 1972 with the occupation of the crib educator from. In addition to the professional activities they completed a further qualification for cribs leader at the operating Cottbus Academy ( 1976-1978 ). Since 1975 she worked as Deputy Head of cribs in the town of White water in Upper Lusatia before 1979 took over the management of a children's institution. From 1989 she was head of the circle cribs Association White Water. It was created in 1990 Health and Social alderman in the district office white water and changed into this function in 1994 in the newly formed Lower Silesian Upper Lusatia. From 1998 to 2001 she studied business administration at the Saxon Administration and Business Academy in Bautzen and graduated in-service training as a management business administration (VWA ) from.

Political career

Orosz joined the CDU in 2000 and in 2001 was Lord Mayor in white water / Upper Lusatia. Two years later she resigned this office to act as Saxon State Minister of Social Affairs. From 2004 to 2008 she was a Member of Parliament for the constituency of Lower Silesian Upper Lusatia 1 at the Saxon parliament.

In preparation for the mayoral elections in Dresden in 2008, the Minister of Social Affairs was proposed by an internal party selection committee and the then Prime Minister of Saxony Georg Milbradt as a candidate of the CDU members. On 10 November 2007, she chose the 33rd Congress of the Dresden district CDU with 97.8 % of the vote for mayor candidate.

They ran in June 2008 for the mayoral elections in Dresden, to recover the lost 2001 OB- items for the CDU. In the first round of voting on June 8, 2008, she failed with 47.61 % absolute majority. This new balloting was on June 22, 2008 is required, in which they prevailed with 64.04 % against Klaus Sühl (The Left, 31.12 %) and three other candidates. With voter contesting it was first used as Amtsverweserin. On 20 November 2008 their final appointment was held by the ceremonial handing over the chain of office.

Orosz called for the further construction of the controversial and rejected by the UNESCO Waldschlößchenbrücke. As a project of their term of office they named in the inaugural address, among other things, to convince the UNESCO assume that Waldschlößchenbrücke and World Heritage items are jointly possible, and to preserve the freedom from debt Dresden. With the former, they ultimately failed in June 2009. Orosz Following the appointment of the Mayor Volker Schimpff took her seat in Parliament, Christine Clauss became the new Minister of Social Affairs.

She was elected at the state party to one of the deputy chairmen of the CDU Saxony on November 14, 2009.

On February 4, 2011 Orosz was announce by stating that she was suffering from breast cancer; February 7 was the operation. On 1 March 2012, she took her duties as mayor again, she was from Dresden Deputy Mayor Dirk Hilbert ( FDP) have been represented.


Helma Orosz was chairman of the Association Prince Pueckler Park Bad Muskau eV from its inception in May 2004, November 2010. Under her leadership, the club has more than 100,000 euros for rebuilding the two lion statues in front of the New Palace in Muskauer Park, single -Saxon world Heritage Site, is collected. On 14 August 2009 the first of the cast in Lauchhammer lion was set up on 1 April 2010 was followed by the second.

On 3 December 2009 Helma Orosz put before the District Court of Dresden, the prohibition of the picture " Mrs. Orosz advertises for World Heritage " at the Dresden painter by Erika Lust. The court ruled in summary proceedings, the picture violates the privacy rights of woman Orosz. On 16 April 2010, the Higher Regional Court Dresden lifted the ban, since the painting of the judge 's view, " a portrait of contemporary history and a satirical representation " was. ( Ref.: 4 U 127/10 ). The judgment is no appeal was possible; because Orosz refused a passage before the Federal Constitutional Court, the procedure was completed.

Orosz is divorced, has a daughter and two grandchildren. She lives in Dresden's Loschwitz.


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