Dietmar Bartsch

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Dietmar Bartsch
2018-06-09 Bundesparteitag Die Linke 2018 in Leipzig by Sandro Halank–141.jpg
Bartsch on 9 June 2018 (Sandro Halank)
Chairman of The Left in the Bundestag
Assumed office
13 October 2015
Serving with Sahra Wagenknecht (2015–2019)
Amira Mohamed Ali (2019–present)
Preceded byGregor Gysi
Member of the Bundestag for Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Assumed office
18 October 2005
In office
26 October 1998 – 17 October 2002
ConstituencyThe Left list
Federal Managing Officer of the PDS
In office
1997–2002
Succeeded byUwe Hiksch
In office
2005–2007
Federal Managing Officer of The Left
In office
2007–2010
Succeeded byCaren Lay
Werner Dreibus
Treasurer of The Left
In office
2006–2009
Treasurer of the PDS
In office
1991–1997
Personal details
Born
Dietmar Bartsch

(1958-03-31) 31 March 1958 (age 64)
Stralsund, East Germany (present-day Germany)
Political partyThe Left
Other political
affiliations
PDS (1990–2007)
SED (1977–1990)

Dietmar Gerhard Bartsch (born 31 March 1958) is a German politician. He has been the co-chair of The Left parliamentary group in the Bundestag since 2015.

He has been a member of the Bundestag since 2005, and previously served from 1998 to 2002. He has been the federal co-lead candidate for his party three times: 2002, 2017, and 2021.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Wissler/Bartsch named as top duo". Tagesschau (in German). 10 May 2021.