Jörg Bode (politician)

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Jörg Bode
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Jörg Bode
Minister for Economics, Labour and Transport of Lower Saxony
Assumed office
28 October 2009
Preceded by Philipp Rösler
Deputy Prime Minister of Lower Saxony
Assumed office
28 October 2009
Preceded by Philipp Rösler
Acting Prime Minister of Lower Saxony
In office
30 June 2010 – 1 July 2010
Preceded by Christian Wulff
Succeeded by David McAllister
Member of the Landtag of Lower Saxony
Assumed office
2003
Personal details
Born (1970-11-12) 12 November 1970 (age 46)
Celle, Germany
Political party FDP

Jörg Bode (born 12 November 1970 in Celle) is a German politician of the Free Democratic Party, currently serving as the Minister for Economics, Labour and Transport and Deputy Prime Minister of the state of Lower Saxony.[1]

He was elected to the Landtag of Lower Saxony in 2003, and has been re-elected on one occasion. On 28 October 2009, Bode succeeded Philipp Rösler as the Minister for Economics, Labour and Transport and Deputy Prime Minister of the State of Lower Saxony.[2] He served as Acting Prime Minister from 30 June until 1 July, following the resignation of Christian Wulff, who was elected President of Germany.[3]

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