• Born date: 1943-07-04
  • Born in: Bonn
Heide Simonis

Heide Simonis (German pronunciation: [ˈhaɪdə ziˈmoːnɪs]; born July 4, 1943 in Bonn as Heide Steinhardt) is a German politician. She is a member of the SPD.She was Minister President of Schleswig-Holstein from 1993 to 2005, the first woman to hold this position in any German state in Germany's history.