|German Federal Minister of Defence|
18 May 1988 – 21 April 1989
|Preceded by||Manfred Wörner|
|Succeeded by||Gerhard Stoltenberg|
|Member of the German Bundestag|
20 December 1990 – 17 October 2002
23 May 1937|
|Political party||Christian Democratic Union (1983–present)|
Free University of Berlin; |
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
|Occupation||Professor for Public Law|
Scholz was a law professor before assuming ministerial role. He was the federal minister of defence from 1988 to 1989 in the cabinet led by the then prime minister Helmut Kohl. Gerhard Stoltenberg succeeded him in the post in the cabinet reshuffle. Scholz also served as Berlin senator.
In 2007, Scholz stated that Germany should strive to become a nuclear power.
- Williams, Carol J. (13 April 1989). "Defense Minister Fired in Cabinet Shake-Up; Eight Posts Changed". AP. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
- Tuohy, William (14 April 1989). "Kohl Shuffles Cabinet to Aid Image Before Election". Los Angeles Times. Bonn. Retrieved 10 April 2013.
- Tagesspiegel: Ex-Minister: Atomwaffen für Deutschland 27 January 2007 (German)
|Federal Minister of Defence (Germany)
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