Karl von Wogau

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Karl von Wogau was born 18 July 1941 in Freiburg and is a German politician. Karl von Wogau studied Law and Economics in Freiburg, Munich and Bonn and holds a Doctorate on the constitutional history of Further Austria (German: Vorderösterreich).

Karl von Wogau is a member of the German conservative party Christian Democratic Union and the European People's Party. From 1979 to 2008 he served as an elected Member of the European Parliament[1] for the Land (federal state) Baden-Württemberg and was the chairman of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs from 1994 to 1999. From 2004-2009, he was chairman of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence of the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

In 2009, Wogau was defeated in his bid for a seventh term in the European Parliament. He is now Secretary General of the European Security Foundation.