Volker Bouffier

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Volker Bouffier
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Volker Bouffier, 2013
Minister President of Hesse
Assumed office
31 August 2010
Deputy Jörg-Uwe Hahn
Preceded by Roland Koch
Minister of Interior of Hesse
In office
7 April 1999 – 31 August 2010
Prime Minister Roland Koch
Preceded by Gerhard Bökel
Succeeded by Boris Rhein
Secretary of State for Justice of Hesse
In office
24 April 1987 – 5 April 1991
Prime Minister Walter Wallmann
Preceded by Hans Joachim Suchan
Succeeded by Dieter Schmidt
Chairman of CDU Hesse
Assumed office
12 Jun 2010
Prime Minister Roland Koch
Volker Bouffier
Deputy Franz Josef Jung
Eva Kühne-Hörmann
Lucia Puttrich
Preceded by Roland Koch
President of the Bundesrat
Assumed office
1 November 2014
Preceded by Stephan Weil
Personal details
Born (1951-12-18) 18 December 1951 (age 63)
Gießen,  West Germany
Nationality German
Political party CDU
Religion Lutheranism

Volker Bouffier (b. 18 December 1951 in Gießen) is a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union. Since 31 August 2010 he is the Minister-President of the German state of Hesse. Additionally, he has been the chairman of Hesse's CDU since July 2010. From 1999 to 2010, he was minister of interior and sports in the state of Hesse.

Political offices
Preceded by
Roland Koch (CDU)
Minister-President of Hesse
2010 – present
Succeeded by