After the parliament moved to Berlin, two new office buildings for members of parliament were connected with a pedestrian bridge over the Spree river. He is now a widely known curiosity within the Bundestag and uses Twitter as means of communication. One equal temper of heroic hearts, [In previous versions of the photograph his fashion sense seemed very antiquated and his eyeglasses were added later. Dabei empfindet er keinen Hass. Mierscheid, Nagelmann and Dräcker each have a long list of publications which have sometimes really been published in otherwise reputable media (science journals, parliament press) - non-native readers might be fooled here (compare April Fools Day). https://voynich.fandom.com/wiki/Jakob_Maria_Mierscheid?oldid=7938. The site lists 615 current names although the actual membership of the Bundestag is only 614. The Bundestag official web site carries an ostensibly serious 'biography' and a photograph purporting to depict Meirschied. [7] Mierscheid did not show up to a reception given in his honour in his home-town of Mierscheid. [8], In July 2005 the German Tagesschau announced the exit of Mierscheid from SPD to the German Linkspartei and WASG. On Mierscheid’s 80th "birthday" in 2013, his alleged home town Morbach opened a hiking trail, a roundtrip of about 16 km (10 miles), providing humorous reflections on Mierscheid’s life and political activities on 14 information boards along the trail. He was then the alleged deputy chairman of the Mittelstandsausschuss (Committee for Small and Medium Sized … Dokumentarische Spuren eines Phantoms (The Mierscheid File: Documentary Traces of a Phantom). Karl Ranseier was a recurring character featured in fake news reports telling about his death at the end of each episode. According to his official biography, he was born in Morbach/Hunsrück, a very rural constituency in Rhineland-Palatinate. The German language version of the site lists 615 current names although the actual membership of the Bundestag is only 614, while the English and French language versions only list the actual membership of the Bundestag. Mierscheid has his own stationery and e-mail address and issues press releases now and then. This bridge was nicknamed the "Mierscheid Bridge". Voynich manuscript Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. He was the alleged deputy chairman of the Mittelstandsausschuss (Committee for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses) of the Bundestag in 1981 and 1982. Attempts to mark it with an official plate were said to have failed because "the nails were nuts" (pun on Niete meaning nut/rivet, a blank in lottery or a person that is unable to accomplish anything). Jakob Maria Mierscheid MdB (born 1 March 1933) has been a fictitious politician in the German Bundestag since 11 December 1979. There are some approved biography books like that of Peter Raabe: Die Mierscheid-Akte. Mierscheid, Nagelmann, and Dräcker each have a long list of publications which have sometimes really been published in otherwise reputable media (science journals, parliament press). [1] The Bundestag official web site carries an ostensibly serious 'biography' and a photograph purporting to depict Mierscheid. To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. [a] The picture of Mierscheid at the Bundestag is based on the RTL Samstag Nacht character Karl Ranseier. Tho' much is taken, much abides; and tho' The official biography of the German parliament lists him as a member of the Trade Union of Peasants and Lumberjacks, member of the Sport Friends Club (treasurer 1977-1982), honorary member of the Choral Society of the Trade Union for Wood and Plastics Workers. [3] In previous versions of the photograph his fashion sense seemed very antiquated and his eyeglasses were added later. In 1983 the party magazine Vorwärts published the still valid Mierscheid Law and claimed Mierscheid as the author, demonstrating a correlation between federal election results and West German industrial production. [6] 1 March 2013 the President of the German Bundestag Mr. Norbert Lammert said an official congratulation on occasion of Mierscheid's 80th birthday. He is now a widely known curiosity within the Bundestag and uses Twitter as means of communication. Rainer geht mal wieder den Weg der Liebe und reißt sich für die Fans den Arsch auf. Later Dietrich Sperling and Friedhelm Wollner published Jakob Mierscheid, Aus dem Leben eines Abgeordneten: Eine politische Holografie (Jakob Mierscheid, from the Life of a Member of Parliament: A Political Holography) in 1998. Join Facebook to connect with Ranseier Karl and others you may know. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. After the historic defeat in the 2009 election, Mierscheid quoted Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem "Ulysses" in German to raise the spirits of his comrades in the Bundestag.[11]. Moved earth and heaven; that which we are, we are; He was then the alleged deputy chairman of the Mittelstandsausschuss (Committee for Small and Medium Sized Businesses) of the Bundestag in 1981 and 1982. [b], The hoax is paralleled in Germany in a number of other areas, for example Friedrich Gottlob Nagelmann [de] is a known (fictional) lawyer and Edmund Friedemann Dräcker [de] is a known (fictional) diplomat. View the profiles of people named Ranseier Karl. They are used as well as test persons in questionnaires, to allow to distinguish between the real and guessed popularity of certain persons. From the longer English Wikipedia page [1] - there is more bibliographical detail on the German Wikipedia page [2]. The picture of Mierscheid at the Bundestag is based on the RTL Samstag Nacht character Karl Ranseier. The hoax is paralleled in Germany in a number of other areas, for example Friedrich Nagelmann is a known (fictional) lawyer and Edmund F. Dräcker is a known (fictional) diplomat. Following his time as deputy chairman of the Mittelstandsausschuss (Committee for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses) of the Bundestag in 1981 and 1982, he wrote an article on the "Mierscheid Law" in the Social Democrats' journal Vorwärts[c] published on 14 July 1983. Jakob Mierscheid was "born" on 11 December 1979 on the back of a menu in the restaurant of the Bundestag, when two members of parliament from the SPD, Peter Würtz [de] and Karl Haehser [de], decided that their recently deceased colleague Carlo Schmid needed a worthy successor. The hoax is paralleled in Germany in a number of other areas, for example Friedrich Gottlob Nagelmann [ de] is a known (fictional) lawyer and Edmund Friedemann Dräcker [ de] is a known (fictional) diplomat. Join Facebook to connect with Karl Ranseier and others you may know. The official biography of the German parliament lists him as a member of the Trade Union of Peasants and Lumber Jacks, member of the Sport Friends Club (treasurer 1977-1982), honorary member of the Choral Society of the Trade Union for Wood and Plastics Workers. [4], His activities continued with an article in Vorwärts titled "The Solution: More market than corruption" published on 12 January 1985, and in 1993 he authored "Ecological data on the CFC replacement R134a" for the third Höchst Stone Louse Symposium in Frankfurt.[d]. Mierscheid's angry dementi was announced both by the Tagesschau,[9] and an interview in Der Spiegel.[10]. [citation needed], which are in fact answered by one of the SPD MoPs, a fictitious person whose obituary appears in various forms as a running gag, Vorwärts, literally "Forward", from 19th-century revolutionary slogan "Forward", Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Abgeordnete: Jakob Maria Mierscheid, SPD", "Bundestagspräsident gratuliert Jakob Mierscheid", "Großer Bahnhof für den großen Bundestagsabgeordneten", "Bertrittsgerüchte: Mierscheid schließt nichts aus", Mierscheids entry as MdB on the Bundestag's website, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jakob_Maria_Mierscheid&oldid=990971000, Members of the Bundestag for Rhineland-Palatinate, Social Democratic Party of Germany politicians, Articles with dead external links from August 2013, Articles with dead external links from October 2014, Articles needing additional references from September 2012, All articles needing additional references, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2020, Articles with German-language sources (de), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 27 November 2020, at 15:46. Mierscheid has his own stationery and e-mail address and issues press releases now and then. Jakob Maria Mierscheid MdB (born 1 March 1933) has been a fictitious politician in the German Bundestag since 11 December 1979. According to his official biography, he was born in Morbach/Hunsrück, a very rural constituency in Rhineland-Palatinate. He is Catholic and a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany. Autogrammkarten liegen stets auf Vorrat, um den Fans eine Freude zu bereiten. The picture of Mierscheid at the Bundestag is based on the RTL Samstag Nacht character Karl Ranseier. The picture of Mierscheid at the Bundestag is based on the RTL Samstag Nacht character Karl Ranseier. Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will We are not now that strength which in old days External links. On 11 December 2004, Mierscheid celebrated his 25th anniversary as member of the Bundestag. The current (2010) image shows a balding man sitting in a chair, facing away from the camera, in the middle of the empty Hall of Representatives. [2], In 1983 the party magazine Vorwärts published an article purportedly written by Mierscheid claiming the discovery of a "law", the Mierscheid Law, that indicated a strong correlation between the election results of the SPD in national elections and West German steel production. [citation needed], In 1967–68 he wrote a four-part series about the "travel routes of the ring-tailed wood pigeons and its avionics" in the Central Journal of the Carrier Pigeon Breeder Association, reprinted 1969 in the Swiss-confederate journal "Homing Pigeon Correspondences". He entered the parliament in 1979. First listed as official delegate to the Social Democrat Party congress in Hannover 1960, Mierscheid first visited the West German capital in 1967. [citation needed], The biography of Jakob Maria Mierscheid is that of a backbencher with a list of humble career steps. He is Catholic and a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany. The Mierscheid hoax was said to have been originally introduced as early as in the 1920s by Weimar Social Democrats to avoid paying restaurant bills. The current (2010) image shows a balding man sitting in a chair, facing away from the camera, in the middle of the empty Hall of Representatives. Jakob Maria Mierscheid MdB has been a fictitious politician in the German Bundestag since 11 December 1979. View the profiles of people named Karl Ranseier. The name Karl Ranseier has become a catchphrase in Germany that has led to its own joke category of Ranseiers which are in widespread usage outside of the comedy origin.