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Helge Braun

Head of the Federal Chancellery and Federal Minister for Special Tasks

Kanzleramtsminister Helge Braun

Helge Braun is Head of the Federal Chancellery and Federal Minister for Special Tasks. Born in the state of Hesse, he was Minister of State to the Chancellor from December 2013 to March 2018.

(Photo: Bundesregierung/Kugler)

CV

  • Born on 18 October 1972 in Gießen; married

  • 1989 - 2007
    Member of the Young Union; former municipal and district chairman of the Young Union

  • since 1990
    Member of the CDU

  • 1992
    Abitur (higher education entrance qualification), Liebigschule, Gießen

  • 1993 - 1994
    Military service, Bundeswehr, Koblenz

  • 1994 - 2001
    Studied medicine at the Justus Liebig University, Gießen

  • 1997 - 2009
    Councillor in Gießen City Council

  • 2001 - 2009
    Resident at the Clinic for Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Management at the University Hospital of Gießen and Marburg (in Gießen)

  • 2002 - 2005
    Member of the German Bundestag

  • 2003 - 2005 and since 2009
    Vice Chairman of the Hesse state section of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group in the German Bundestag

  • since 2004
    Chairman of the CDU municipal association, Gießen

  • 2006 - 2009
    Member of Gießen District Council and Chairman of the CDU group in the District Council

  • 2007
    Awarded doctorate (Dr. med.)

  • since 2007
    Chairman of the CDU district association, Central Hesse

  • since 2009
    Member of the German Bundestag

  • 2009 - 2013
    Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Education and Research

  • 2013 - 2018
    State Minister to the Federal Chancellor

  • since March 2018
    Head of the Federal Chancellery and Federal Minister for Special Tasks

Head of the Federal Chancellery and Federal Minister for Special Tasks

Berlin office
Bundeskanzleramt
Willy-Brandt-Straße 1
10557 Berlin

Bonn office
Adenauerallee 139/141
53113 Bonn

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