Manfred Weber

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Manfred Weber

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Leader of the European People's Party in the European Parliament
Assumed office
4 June 2014
PresidentJoseph Daul
Preceded byJoseph Daul
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
13 June 2004
ConstituencyGermany
Personal details
Born (1972-07-14) 14 July 1972 (age 47)
Landshut, Bavaria, West Germany
Political party German:
Christian Social Union
 EU:
European People's Party
Alma materMunich University of Applied Sciences

Manfred Weber (born 14 July 1972) is a German politician. He is Leader of the European People's Party in the European Parliament since 2014. He has been a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Germany since 2004. He is a member of the Christian Social Union in Bavaria.[1]

On the 5 September 2018, Weber announced his plans to run for President of the European Commission[2] and was elected as the candidate of the EPP on 8 November 2018.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Toby Vogel (November 20, 2014), Manfred Weber – calm conciliator European Voice.
  2. de la Baume, Maia; Gray, Andrew (2018-09-05). "Manfred Weber announces run to lead center right in European election". Politico. Retrieved 2018-11-08.
  3. Herszenhorn, David M.; de la Baume, Maia (2018-11-08). "Europe's conservatives nominate Manfred Weber for EU top job". Politico. Retrieved 2018-11-08.