|Christoph Ahlhaus and his wife Simone|
|Hamburg State Minister of the Interior|
7 May 2008 – 25 August 2010
|Preceded by||Udo Nagel|
|Succeeded by||Heino Vahldieck|
|First Mayor of Hamburg|
25 August 2010 – 7 March 2011
|Preceded by||Ole von Beust|
|Succeeded by||Olaf Scholz|
28 August 1969 |
Heidelberg, West Germany
Christoph Ahlhaus (born 28 August 1969) is a German politician. He is a representative of the German Christian Democratic Union which he joined in 1985. He was the mayor of Hamburg from August 2010 to March 2011.
From 7 May 2008 to 24 August 2010 Ahlhaus was state minister of the Interior in Hamburg. On 25 August 2010 he became First Mayor of Hamburg. Christoph Ahlhaus was critical of the Green Party during his tenure as Mayor of Hamburg.
- Lebenslauf Christoph Ahlhaus, Innensenator (in German), Behörde für Inneres, retrieved 2009-07-26
- Staff: State Chancellery, Die Senatoren (in German), www.hamburg.de Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg, retrieved 2008-09-26
- Knight, Dennis (February 18, 2011). "Trend-Setting Loss Would Spell Trouble for Merkel". Spiegel Online. Retrieved February 18, 2011.
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