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Boris Pistorius is Federal Minister of Defence

(Photo: Bundeswehr/Jankowski)


CV

  • 14 March 1960
    Born in Osnabrück


  • 1978
    University entrance qualification (Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Gymnasium, Osnabrück)


  • 1978 to 1980
    Apprenticeship as wholesale and export assistant


  • 1980
    Business employee

  • 1980 to 1981
    Military service


  • 1981 to 1987
    Studied law at the universities of Osnabrück and Münster


  • 1987
    First state examination


  • 1987 to 1990
    Legal internship and second state examination


  • 1990
    Lawyer


  • 1991
    Joined the Lower Saxony State Administration as a government assessor; head of department for teacher personnel in Department 410 of Weser-Ems Regional Administration, Osnabrück Branch Office


  • 1991 to 1995
    Personal assistant to Gerhard Glogowski, Minister of the Interior of Lower Saxony


  • 1995 to 1996
    Deputy Head of Minister Glogowski’s office


  • 1997 to 2002
    Head of various departments of Weser-Ems Regional Administration, Osnabrück Branch Office


  • 1999 to 2002
    Second Mayor of the city of Osnabrück (deputy to the Head Mayor)


  • 2002
    Resignation from the office of second mayor for career reasons


  • 2002 to 2006
    Head of the “Schools and Sports” Department of Weser-Ems Regional Administration, Osnabrück Branch Office


  • 1996 to 2013
    Councillor of the city of Osnabrück
    Political priority areas: finance, economic development and urban development


  • 2006 to 2013
    Head Mayor of the city of Osnabrück


  • 2013 to 2023
    Lower Saxony Minister of the Interior and Sport


  • Since 19 January 2023
    Federal Minister of Defence