Christine Lieberknecht

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Christine Lieberknecht
Thüringens Ministerpräsidentin Christine Lieberknecht.JPG
Minister President of Thuringia
In office
30 October 2009 – 5 December 2014
Preceded by Dieter Althaus
Succeeded by Bodo Ramelow
Member of the Landtag of Thuringia for Weimarer Land II
Assumed office
19 March 1991
Preceded by position created
Personal details
Born 7 May 1958
Weimar, East Germany
(Now Germany)
Political party Christian Democratic Union
Spouse(s) Martin Lieberknecht
Religion Lutheranism

Christine Lieberknecht (born 7 May 1958 in Weimar) is a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).

Political career[edit]

Lieberknecht was the 4th Minister President of the state of Thuringia from 2009 to 2014, and served as chairwoman of the CDU state party in Thuringia from 2009 to 2014.

Lieberknecht has been representing the constituency Weimarer Land II in the Landtag of Thuringia since 1991. She served as a CDU delegate to the Federal Convention for the purpose of electing the President of Germany in 2012[1] and 2017.

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