Eva Klotz is a politician born in St. Leonhard in Passeier, 4th June 1951, belonging to the German-speaking communities of Bozen.
Her father, Georg Klotz, was called "the hammer of Passeiertal" because of his many attacks on the high voltage pylons. Eva Klotz looks very recognizable with her long braid and her clothes. She started her political career in Heimatbund in 1976. Between 1980 and 1983 she was councillor in Bozen.
Eva Klotz is the leader and founder of the “Union für Südtirol”. On 5th May 2007 she left the party, with part of the management team, for disagreements with Andreas Pöder. On 11th May 2007, Klotz founded “Südtiroler Freiheit”.
Eva Klotz is declaredly fighting for the independence of South Tyrol from Italy. The last statement about it: "Südtirol ist nicht Italien " - "South Tyrol is not Italy".
Klotz finds support in the right position and collects German sympathies among Schützen.