Rudolf Seiters is a German politician of the CDU party. From 1989-1991, he was Federal Minister for Special Affairs and the Head of the Office of the German Chancellery. From 1991-1993, he was the Minister of the Interior. From 1998-2002, he was the Vice President of the German Bundestag, or Parliament. Since 2003, he has been the President of the German Red Cross.