Tobias Hans

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Tobias Hans
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Tobias Hans
Minister President of Saarland
Assumed office
1 March 2018
DeputyAnke Rehlinger
Preceded byAnnegret Kramp-Karrenbauer
Leader of the Christian Democratic Union in the Saarland
Assumed office
19 October 2018
Preceded byAnnegret Kramp-Karrenbauer
Leader of the CDU group in the Landtag of Saarland
In office
24 November 2015 – 1 March 2018
Preceded byKlaus Meiser
Succeeded byAlexander Funk
Personal details
Born (1978-02-01) 1 February 1978 (age 40)
Neunkirchen, Saarland, West Germany
NationalityGerman
Political partyChristian Democratic Union
Websitewww.tobias-hans.de

Tobias Hans (born 1 February 1978) is a German CDU politician.

Political career[edit]

Hans became a member of the Landtag of Saarland after the Saarland state election in 2009. On 24 November 2015, Hans was elected as chairman of the CDU Parliamentary Group in the Landtag of Saarland.[1]

As one of the Saarland's representatives at the Bundesrat, Hans serves on the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Committee on Defence and the Committee on Cultural Affairs. He is also a member of the German-French Friendship Group set up by the Bundesrat and the French Senate.

Hans was a CDU delegate to the Federal Convention for the purpose of electing the President of Germany in 2017.

On 1 March 2018, Hans was elected as Minister-President of Saarland by a 40 to 11 vote. He is the youngest serving head of a German state government.

Other activities[edit]

  • Cultural Foundation of the German States (KdL), Chairman of the Council[2]
  • Deutsches Museum, Ex-Officio Member of the Board of Trustees[3]
  • RAG-Stiftung, Ex-Officio Member of the Board of Trustees (since 2018)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tobias Hans ist neuer Fraktionschef der CDU im Saar-Landtag" (in German). Focus. 24 November 2015. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  2. ^ Board of Trustees Cultural Foundation of the German States (KdL).
  3. ^ Board of Trustees Deutsches Museum.

External links[edit]

Party political offices
Preceded by
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer
Leader of the Christian Democratic Union in Saarland
2018–present
Incumbent
Political offices
Preceded by
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer
Chief minister of Saarland
2018–present
Incumbent