|Chancellor of Austria|
|Assumed office |
3 June 2019
|President||Alexander Van der Bellen|
|Preceded by||Sebastian Kurz|
|President of the Constitutional Court|
23 February 2018 – 3 June 2019
|Nominated by||Kurz cabinet|
|Vice President||Christoph Grabenwarter|
|Preceded by||Gerhart Holzinger|
|Vice President of the Constitutional Court|
1 January 2003 – 22 February 2018
|Nominated by||Schüssel cabinet|
|Preceded by||Karl Korinek|
|Succeeded by||Christoph Grabenwarter|
|Born||25 June 1949|
Vienna, Allied-occupied Austria
|Alma mater||University of Vienna|
Brigitte Bierlein (born June 25, 1949) is an Austrian jurist. Bierlein is the Chancellor of Austria since 3 June 2019. She was the advocate general of the Procurator's Office from 1990 to 2002, and a member of the executive board of the International Association of Prosecutors from 2001 to 2003.
She was made temporary Chancellor until the next national elections in September 2019 and is the first woman in this role in Austria.
References[change | change source]
- "Brigitte Bierlein". Austrian Constitutional Court. Retrieved 2018-05-13.