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|National Deputy Secretary General of the C.S.U.
|Born||19 April 1978|
|Political party||Christian Social Union of Bavaria|
|Alma mater||Free University of Berlin|
Dorothee Bär (née Mantel, born April 19, 1978 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.
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. After her graduation, she worked as a journalist for several radio stations and newspapers.
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.
Dorothee is married to Dr. Oliver Bär and has two daughters and a son.
- Official Website of M.P. Dorothee Bär (German)
- M.P. Dorothee Bär in the Official Website of the German Parliament (German) - (English) - (French)
- M.P. Dorothee Bär in the Theo Catholic Magazine (German)
- M.P. Dorothee Bär in Handelsblatt (German)
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