Alexander Schallenberg

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Alexander Schallenberg
Alexander Schallenberg (51029203647).jpg
Chancellor of Austria
Assumed office
11 October 2021
PresidentAlexander Van der Bellen
Vice ChancellorWerner Kogler
Preceded bySebastian Kurz
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
3 June 2019 – 11 October 2021
ChancellorBrigitte Bierlein
Sebastian Kurz
Preceded byKarin Kneissl
Succeeded byMichael Linhart
Personal details
Born (1969-06-20) 20 June 1969 (age 52)
Bern, Switzerland
Political partyIndependent (Before 2020)
People's Party (2020–present)
Children4
EducationUniversity of Vienna
University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
College of Europe

Alexander Georg Nicolas Christoph Wolfgang Tassilo Schallenberg (born 20 June 1969) is an Austrian jurist and politician. Schallenberg became the Chancellor of Austria in 2021. He is a member of the Austrian People's Party (ÖVP). He was the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2019 until 2021.

After Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's resignation on 9 October 2021, Schallenberg was named by Kurz as his pick to replace him as chanellor.[1] He was sworn in on 11 October 2021.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sebastian Kurz "macht Platz" und zieht sich als Kanzler zurück". DER STANDARD (in German). Retrieved 2021-10-09.
  2. "AVISO: Morgen, 13:00 Uhr: Ernennung und Angelobung von Bundeskanzler Alexander Schallenberg durch Bundespräsident Alexander Van der Bellen". ots.at (in German). 10 October 2021. Retrieved 10 October 2021.