Sigmar Gabriel

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Sigmar Gabriel

Sigmar Hartmut Gabriel (born September 12, 1959 in Goslar) is a German politician of the SPD.

He has been Vice Chancellor since 2013 and foreign minister since 2017. He has also been a member of the Bundestag (German parliament) since 2005.

Previously he was party chair from 2009 to 2017, federal minister of economy and energy (2013-2017), federal minister of environment, nature conservation and nuclear safety (2005-2009), and prime minister of Lower Saxony (1999-2003).

Gabriel studied politics, sociology and German at the University of Göttingen.

He is a Lutheran.[1]

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