Alexander Schallenberg

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Alexander Schallenberg
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Schallenberg in March 2021
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
6 December 2021
ChancellorKarl Nehammer
Preceded byMichael Linhart
In office
3 June 2019 – 11 October 2021
ChancellorBrigitte Bierlein
Sebastian Kurz
Preceded byKarin Kneissl
Succeeded byMichael Linhart
Chancellor of Austria
In office
11 October 2021 – 6 December 2021
PresidentAlexander Van der Bellen
Vice ChancellorWerner Kogler
Preceded bySebastian Kurz
Succeeded byKarl Nehammer
Minister of the Chancellery
In office
6 June 2019 – 7 January 2020
Serving with Ines Stilling
ChancellorBrigitte Bierlein
Preceded byGernot Blümel
Juliane Bogner-Strauß
Succeeded byChristine Aschbacher
Karoline Edtstadler
Susanne Raab
Personal details
Born (1969-06-20) 20 June 1969 (age 53)
Bern, Switzerland
Political partyPeople's Party (2020–present)
Other political
affiliations
Independent (before 2020)
Spouse(s)
Marie-Isabelle Hénin (m. 1995)
(divorced)
Children4
FatherWolfgang Schallenberg
EducationUniversity of Vienna
Panthéon-Assas University
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]

Schallenberg announced his resignation on 2 December 2021, after less than two months in office.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sebastian Kurz "macht Platz" und zieht sich als Kanzler zurück". DER STANDARD (in Austrian 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.