Julia Bonk, 2009
29 April 1986 |
Burg bei Magdeburg, East Germany
|Known for||Youngest member of parliament in Germany|
Julia Bonk (born 29 April 1986, in Burg bei Magdeburg, East Germany) was a Left Party politician in the Landtag of Saxony from 2004 to 2014. Elected at age 18, she became the youngest member of a parliament in Germany.
Bonk became a member of the Landtag of Saxony in 2004 directly after finishing school, and is now a member of the Parliamentary Group of Left Party. She became nationally known as the youngest member of a Parliament in Germany. The newspaper Badische Zeitung counted that 87 international papers printed her picture. In 2006, Bonk officially became a member of Left Party.
During the fourth legislative period of the Landtag of Saxony (2004-2009), Bonk was member and Vice-Spokeswoman of the parliamentary committee on School and Sport and member of the committee on Science and University, Culture and Media. Since the election of 2014 she is no longer member of the Landtag. Until 2009, she was one of ten Federal-Speakers of the Youth Organisation Solid: The Socialist Youth. Bonk later served on the National Committee of the Left Party.
- Official website (German)
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