Ferdinand Kirchhof

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Ferdinand Kirchhof (born 21 June 1950 in Osnabrück) is a German judge, jurisprudent and tax law expert. Since 1 October 2007, he is a sitting Justice of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany in the court's first senate.[1] In March 2009, he was elected vice president of the court.[2] Kirchhof is the younger brother of Paul Kirchhof, a former Justice of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany.

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  1. ^ "Justice Kirchhof website". Bundesverfassungsgericht website. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  2. ^ "Vosskuhle new president of the Constitutional Court, Kirchhof elected vice president". nealine.de. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 

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