Katharina Fegebank

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Katharina Fegebank
Fegebank, Katharina - 1889.jpg
Second Mayor of Hamburg
Assumed office
15 April 2015
First MayorOlaf Scholz
Herself (Acting)
Peter Tschentscher
Preceded byDorothee Stapelfeldt
Senator for Science, Research and Equality of Hamburg
Assumed office
15 April 2015
First MayorOlaf Scholz
Herself (Acting)
Peter Tschentscher
Preceded byDorothee Stapelfeldt
First Mayor of Hamburg
Acting
In office
14 March 2018 – 28 March 2018
Second MayorHerself
Preceded byOlaf Scholz
Succeeded byPeter Tschentscher
Leader of the Alliance 90/The Greens
in Hamburg
In office
7 May 2008 – 30 May 2015
DeputyManuel Sarrazin
Preceded byAnja Hajduk
Succeeded byAnna Gallina
Personal details
Born (1977-02-27) 27 February 1977 (age 42)
Bad Oldesloe, Schleswig-Holstein, West Germany (now Germany)
Political partyAlliance '90/The Greens

Katharina Fegebank (born 27 February 1977) is a politician in the German political party Alliance '90/The Greens.

Political career[edit]

Fegebank grew up in Bargteheide.

On 22 June 2008, Fegebank was elected chair of the Green-Alternative List (GAL) in Hamburg, and became the youngest ever leader of a Green state association.[1] Since 15 April 2015 she serves as Second Mayor of Hamburg as well as Senator for Science, Research, and Equal Rights in the Senate Scholz II.[2] In this capacity, she is one of the state's representatives at the Bundesrat.

Fegebank was a Green Party delegate to the Federal Convention for the purpose of electing the President of Germany in 2017.[3][4]

On 14 March 2018, Fegebank became the acting head of the government of Hamburg after Olaf Scholz moved to the new Federal Government,[5] until Peter Tschentscher was elected new Mayor of Hamburg on 28 March 2018. She continued to act as Second Mayor and Senator for Science, Research, and Equal Rights in his government.

Other activities[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Fegebank has been in a relationship with businessman Mathias Wolf since 2015. In 2018, she became a mother of twin daughters.[13] The family lives in Hamburg’s Eilbek district.[14] In July 2019, the family’s house was vandalized.[15]

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