Dorothee Bär

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Dorothee Bär
Dorothee Bär
National Deputy Secretary General of the C.S.U.
Chancellor Angela Merkel
Personal details
Born (1978-04-19) 19 April 1978 (age 35)
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 since 2009 serves as the National Deputy Secretary General of the Christian Social Union of Bavaria.

Early life[edit]

M.P. Dorothee Bär, grew up in Ebelsbach, Landkreis Haßberge where she is still residing.[1] She graduated from High School in Grayslake, Illinois in 1996 and from Franz-Ludwig-Gymnasium in Bamberg in 1999.[1]

She studied Political Sciences at 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 Electoral District of Wahlkreis (#248) which comprises three Cities: Bad Kissingen, Rhön-Grabfeld, and Haßberge.[2]

Personal life[edit]

M.P. Dorothee Bär is married to Dr. Oliver Bär and has two daughters (2006 and 2011) and a son (2012).[2]

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