Herbert Kickl

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Herbert Kickl
Herbert Kickl (cropped).jpg
Minister of the Interior
Assumed office
18 December 2017
Chancellor Sebastian Kurz
State secretary Karoline Edtstadler
Preceded by Wolfgang Sobotka
Member of the National Council
In office
30 October 2006 – 18 December 2017
Nominated by Heinz-Christian Strache
Affiliation Freedom Party
Personal details
Born (1968-10-19) 19 October 1968 (age 49)
Villach, Carinthia[1]
Political party Freedom Party
Children 1

Herbert Kickl (born 19 October 1968) is an Austrian right-wing politician who currently serves as Austria's minister of the interior.[2] He also previously served as a Member of the National Council for the Freedom Party.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Kickl is married and has a son.[4]


  1. ^ Interior Ministry of Austria. "Herbert Kickl". Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Austria far right: 'Nobody has anything to fear' says new minister". BBC News. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Herbert Kickl". Austrian Parliament. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  4. ^ Vilimsky und Kickl: Der Raue und der Schlaue - Die Presse