Wolfgang Schäuble

Wolfgang Schäuble

Wolfgang SchäubleFederal Minister of Finance

Wolfgang Schäuble has been Federal Finance Minister since 2009. Schäuble, who was born in 1942 in Freiburg, was Federal Minister for Special Tasks and Head of the Federal Chancellery from 1984 to 1989. He served as Federal Minister of the Interior from 1989 to 1991 and from 2005 to 2009.

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Born on 18 September 1942 in Freiburg; married, four children

1961
Abitur (higher education entrance qualification)

1961 - 1972
Studied Law and Economics in Freiburg und Hamburg, first and second state examinations in law, awarded Doctorate in Law

1961
Joined the Young Union, the joint youth section of the CDU/CSU

1965
Joined the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU)

1971
Joined Baden-Württemberg’s tax administration

since 1972
Member of the German Bundestag

1975 - 1984
Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

1976 - 1984
Chairman of the CDU Special Committee on Sport

1978 - 1984
Practising lawyer at Offenburg Regional Court

1979 - 1982
Chairman of the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR)

1981 - 1984
Parliamentary Secretary of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group in the German Bundestag

since 1982
Member of the CDU Federal Executive Committee

1984 - 1989
Federal Minister for Special Tasks and Head of the Federal Chancellery

1989 – 1991
Federal Minister of the Interior

1991 - 2000
Chairman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group in the German Bundestag

1998 - 2000
Federal Chairman and since then member of the CDU Presidium

2002 - 2005
Deputy Chairman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group in the German Bundestag

2005 - 2009
Federal Minister of the Interior

since October 2009
Federal Minister of Finance


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