Katja Kipping

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Katja Kipping
2018-06-09 Bundesparteitag Die Linke 2018 in Leipzig by Sandro Halank–045.jpg
Leader of Die Linke
Assumed office
2 June 2012
Serving with Bernd Riexinger
Preceded byGesine Lötzsch
Member of the Bundestag
for Saxony
Assumed office
18 September 2005
ConstituencyThe Left list
Member of the Landtag of Saxony
In office
1999–2004
Member of the Dresden City Council
In office
1999–2003
Personal details
Born (1978-01-18) 18 January 1978 (age 41)
Dresden, East Germany
CitizenshipGerman
Political partyThe Left (2007–present)
PDS (1998–2007)
Alma materDresden University of Technology

Katja Kipping (born 18 January 1978) is a German politician. She is the Chairperson of The Left and a member of the Bundestag (German Parliament).[1][2]

On 10 May 2014 she was reelected, along with Bernd Riexinger, as chairperson of The Left by a national party conference.[3]

Since 2005, Kipping has been a member of the German Parliament for The Left party. She was listed as the lead candidate on the state-level party list in Saxony.

References[change | change source]

  1. Kipping und Riexinger führen tief zerstrittene Linke Spiegel Online, 2 June 2012. Accessed on 3 June 2012
  2. Wahl des Parteivorstandes. Die Linke, 2 June 2012. Accessed on 3 June 2012
  3. "DIE LINKE". DIE LINKE.