Petra Kelly

  • petra kelly
    petra kelly, 1987 (cropped).jpg
    petra kelly in 1987.
    born
    petra karin lehmann

    29 november 1947
    günzburg, bavaria, allied-occupied germany
    died1 october 1992(1992-10-01) (aged 44)
    bonn, germany
    nationalitygerman
    occupationactivist, politician
    office member of the german bundestag
    political partyalliance 90/the greens
    awardsright livelihood award
    kelly and otto schily after the 1983 west german federal election
    joseph beuys with petra kelly. photographed by rainer rappmann [de]

    petra karin kelly (29 november 1947 – c. 1 october 1992) was a german green politician and ecofeminist activist. she was a founding member of the german green party, the first green party to rise to prominence both nationally in germany and worldwide. in 1982, she was awarded the right livelihood award for "forging and implementing a new vision uniting ecological concerns with disarmament, social justice and human rights."

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Petra Kelly
Petra Kelly, 1987 (cropped).jpg
Petra Kelly in 1987.
Born
Petra Karin Lehmann

29 November 1947
Died1 October 1992(1992-10-01) (aged 44)
NationalityGerman
OccupationActivist, politician
Office Member of the German Bundestag
Political partyAlliance 90/The Greens
AwardsRight Livelihood Award
Joseph Beuys with Petra Kelly. Photographed by Rainer Rappmann [de]

Petra Karin Kelly (29 November 1947 – c. 1 October 1992) was a German Green politician and ecofeminist activist. She was a founding member of the German Green Party, the first Green party to rise to prominence both nationally in Germany and worldwide. In 1982, she was awarded the Right Livelihood Award for "forging and implementing a new vision uniting ecological concerns with disarmament, social justice and human rights."