Barbara Stamm

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Barbara Stamm

Barbara Stamm (born 29 October 1944 in Bad Mergentheim) is a German politician of the CSU. She joined the CSU in 1969, and is currently vice-chair of the CSU and president of the Bavarian parliament.[1]

Political career[edit]

Stamm is a former member of the town council of Würzburg (1972-1987). From 1994 until 2001 she was Bavarian State Minister for Health. From 1994 to 2001 she also was vice-minister-president of Bavaria. She is current president of the Landtag of Bavaria. In the negotiations to form a coalition government following the 2013 federal elections, she was part of the 15-member leadership circle chaired by Angela Merkel, Horst Seehofer and Sigmar Gabriel.

Stamm served as a CSU delegate to the Federal Convention for the purpose of electing the President of Germany in 2004,[2] 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2017.

Personal life[edit]

Stamm is a pedagogue. She is married and has three children. Her daughter Claudia (*1970) is a member of the Bavarian Landtag.

Other activities[edit]


Preceded by
Alois Glück
Presidents of the Landtag of Bavaria
Succeeded by