Frank Franz

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Frank Franz (2017)

Frank Franz (born 21 November 1978, in Völklingen) has been the leader of the far-right National Democratic Party of Germany since 2014.[1] He was formerly the national chairman of the NPD in the German state of Saarland from 2005 to 2011, and national press officer for the NPD from 2011 to 2014.

Life[edit]

From 1997 to 2004, Franz served in the Bundeswehr, which he left as a Staff Sergeant. From 2007 onwards he worked as a programmer and artist, and owns an agency that handles the NPD's Internet activities.[2]

Internally, Franz is controversial, as he is seen as a protégé of Peter Marx, who was not confirmed as the party's Secretary General in the wake of a failed coup attempt in early 2009.[3]

Franz is separated from his wife, with whom he has three children. Since 2015, he has been dating a woman named Patricia Koperski, who guest-starred on German soap opera GZSZ and owns a right-wing publishing house.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Höhne, Valerie (2017-04-25). "Niedergang der NPD: Ein lächerlicher Verein". Der Spiegel. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  2. ^ "Impressum - naweko - Agentur für Neue Medien". 2013-12-16. Retrieved 2018-09-26.
  3. ^ "Voigt bleibt Chef bei Krawall-Parteitag - haGalil". haGalil (in German). 2009-04-06. Retrieved 2018-10-22.