Horst Seehofer

Federal Minister of the Interior, Building and Community

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Horst Seehofer is Federal Minister of the Interior, Building and Community. Prior to that he was State Premier of Bavaria. From November 2005 to October 2008 he was Federal Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection.

(Photo: CSU.de)

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  • Born on 4 July 1949 in Ingolstadt; married, four children

  • 1967
    Mittlere Reife (lower school leaving certificate)

  • 1969
    Joined the Young Union

  • 1970
    Obtained degree in public administration

  • 1971
    Joined the CSU

  • 1979
    Obtained degree from Munich Academy of Business and Public Sector Management

  • 1980 - 2008
    Member of the German Bundestag

  • 1989
    Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

  • 1992 - 1998
    Federal Minister of Health

  • 1994 - 2008
    Vice Chairman of the CSU

  • 1998 - 2004
    Vice Chairman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group in the German Bundestag

  • 2005 - 2008
    Federal Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection

  • since 2008
    Chairman of the CSU

  • 2008 - 2018
    State Premier of Bavaria

  • since March 2018
    Federal Minister of the Interior, Building and Community