Julia Bonk

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Julia Bonk
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Julia Bonk, 2009
Born (1986-04-29) 29 April 1986 (age 31)
Burg bei Magdeburg, East Germany
Nationality German
Occupation Politician
Known for Youngest member of parliament in Germany
Website www.juliabonk.de

Julia Bonk (born 29 April 1986) is a former 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.[1]

Early life[edit]

As a 14-year-old, Bonk became a member of the Dresden City Student Council and was also elected Vice-Speaker of the Students' Council for the State of Saxony. Two years later she was elected.

Career[edit]

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.[citation needed]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Politikerin Julia Bonk, 20: Nur mit dickem Fell" (in German). Der Spiegel. 24 July 2006. Retrieved 28 March 2014. 

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