Heiko Maas

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Heiko Maas
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Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
14 March 2018
Chancellor Angela Merkel
Preceded by Sigmar Gabriel
Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection
In office
17 December 2013 – 14 March 2018
Chancellor Angela Merkel
Preceded by Sabine Leutheusser-
Schnarrenberger
(Justice)
Ilse Aigner (Food, Agriculture and
Consumer Protection)
Succeeded by Katarina Barley
Leader of the Social Democratic Party in Saarland
In office
16 November 2000 – 10 March 2018
Preceded by Reinhard Klimmt
Succeeded by Anke Rehlinger
Deputy Minister President of Saarland
In office
9 May 2012 – 17 December 2013
Minister President Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer
Preceded by Peter Jacoby
Succeeded by Anke Rehlinger
Minister for the Economy, Labour, Energy and Transport of Saarland
In office
9 May 2012 – 17 December 2013
Minister President Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer
Preceded by Peter Jacoby
Succeeded by Anke Rehlinger
Minister for Energy, Transport and the Environment
In office
9 November 1998 – 29 September 1999
Minister President Reinhard Klimmt
Preceded by Willy Leonhardt
Succeeded by Stefan Mörsdorf
Member of the Bundestag
for Saarland
Assumed office
24 September 2017
Preceded by Elke Ferner
Member of the Landtag of Saarland
In office
16 October 1994 – 17 December 2013
Personal details
Born Heiko Josef Maas
(1966-09-19) 19 September 1966 (age 51)
Saarlouis, West Germany (now Germany)
Political party Social Democratic Party
Alma mater Saarland University

Heiko Josef Maas (born 19 September 1966) is a German politician. He is the current Minister of Foreign Affairs in the cabinet of Angela Merkel, and took office on 14 March 2018.[1]

He served as Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection from 17 December 2013 to 14 March 2018. He is a member of the Social Democratic Party.

References[change | change source]

  1. "SPD: Heiko Maas wird Außenminister in neuer Bundesregierung - SPIEGEL ONLINE". www.spiegel.de (in German). Retrieved 2018-03-08. 

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