Wolfgang Schäuble

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Wolfgang Schäuble
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13th President of the Bundestag
Assumed office
24 October 2017
Preceded byNorbert Lammert
Federal Minister of Finance
In office
28 October 2009 – 24 October 2017
ChancellorAngela Merkel
Preceded byPeer Steinbrück
Succeeded byPeter Altmaier (Acting)
Federal Minister of the Interior
In office
22 November 2005 – 27 October 2009
ChancellorAngela Merkel
Preceded byOtto Schily
Succeeded byThomas de Maizière
In office
21 April 1989 – 26 November 1991
ChancellorHelmut Kohl
Preceded byFriedrich Zimmermann
Succeeded byRudolf Seiters
Leader of the Christian Democratic Union
In office
7 November 1998 – 16 February 2000
Preceded byHelmut Kohl
Succeeded byAngela Merkel
Leader of the CDU/CSU Group in the Bundestag
In office
25 November 1991 – 29 February 2000
Preceded byAlfred Dregger
Succeeded byFriedrich Merz
Chancellery Chief of Staff
In office
15 November 1984 – 21 April 1989
ChancellorHelmut Kohl
Preceded byWaldemar Schreckenberger
Succeeded byRudolf Seiters
Federal Minister for Special Affairs
In office
15 November 1984 – 21 April 1989
Preceded byEgon Bahr
Succeeded byRudolf Seiters
Member of the Bundestag
for Offenburg
Assumed office
19 November 1972
Preceded byHans Furler
Personal details
Born (1942-09-18) 18 September 1942 (age 76)
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Political partyChristian Democratic Union
Spouse(s)Ingeborg Schäuble (1969–present)
Children4
Alma materUniversity of Freiburg
University of Hamburg
WebsiteOfficial website

Wolfgang Schäuble ([ˈvɔlfɡaŋ ˈʃɔʏblə] born 18 September 1942) is a German lawyer and politician. He is a member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU). His political career has spanned more than forty years.

On 27 September 2017 the CDU/CSU group in the Bundestag announced Schäuble’s nomination as President of the Bundestag[1] and assumed office on 24 October 2017.

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