Dorothee Bär

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Dorothee Bär
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Dorothee Bär
National Deputy Secretary General of the C.S.U.
Chancellor Angela Merkel
Personal details
Born (1978-04-19) 19 April 1978 (age 36)
Nationality German
Political party Christian Social Union of Bavaria
Alma mater Free University of Berlin
Religion Roman Catholicism[1]

Dorothee Bär (née Mantel, born April 19, 1978[1] in Bamberg, Bavaria) is a German politician that has served as the National Deputy Secretary General of the Christian Social Union of Bavaria since 2009.

Early life[edit]

Dorothee Bär, grew up in Ebelsbach, Landkreis Haßberge where she still lives.[1] She finished high school in Grayslake, Illinois in 1996 and Franz-Ludwig-Gymnasium in Bamberg in 1999.[1]

She studied political science in several universities throughout Germany and received her diploma in 2005 from Otto-Suhr-Institut of the Free University of Berlin.[1] After her graduation, she worked as a journalist for several radio stations and newspapers.[1]

Political career[edit]

She started her political career in 1996, joining the Junge Union (Junior Party of the C.S.U.), while in 1994 she became a member of the C.S.U.. In 1999, she became a member of the Board of Directors of the Junge Union for the region of Lower Franconia. From 2001 to 2003, she served as the Chairperson of the Ring of the Christian Democratic Students (R.C.D.S.) of Bavaria, while in November 2008 she was elected as the Deputy National Chairperson of the Junge Union. In February 2009, she became the National Deputy Secretary General of the C.S.U.. She is a member of the German Parliament representing the Bad Kissingen electoral district (#248) which comprises three counties: Bad Kissingen, Rhön-Grabfeld, and Haßberge.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Dorothee is married to Dr. Oliver Bär and has two daughters and a son.[2]

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