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Alexander Gauland

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Alexander Gauland

Alexander Gauland in 2019
Leader of the Opposition
Assumed office
28 September 2017
Serving with Alice Weidel
Preceded byOffice established
Leader of the Alternative for Germany
In office
2 December 2017 – 30 November 2019
Serving with Jörg Meuthen
Preceded byFrauke Petry
Succeeded byTino Chrupalla
Member of the Bundestag
for Brandenburg
Assumed office
24 October 2017
ConstituencyState Wide Party List
Personal details
Alexander Eberhardt Gauland

(1941-02-20) 20 February 1941 (age 83)
Chemnitz, Saxony, Nazi Germany
Political partyAlternative for Germany (2013–present)
Other political
Christian Democratic Union (1973–2013)
Domestic partnerCarola Hein
Alma materUniversity of Marburg

Alexander Eberhardt Gauland (born 20 February 1941) is a German politician, journalist and lawyer. He is the Leader of the German political party Alternative for Germany (AfD) in the Bundestag since September 2017 and Co Leader of the party since December 2017.

He has been a Member of the Bundestag (MdB) since September 2017. Gauland was the party's co-founder and is its federal spokesman and the party leader for the state of Brandenburg.[1]


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  1. "Bewerbungsprofil für Kandidaten für die Landtagswahl 2014 in Brandenburg Alexander Gauland" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 29 May 2017.