Frank-Walter Steinmeier

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Frank-Walter Steinmeier
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Preses o Germany
Elect
Takin office
19 Mairch 2017
Chancellor Angela Merkel
Succeedin Joachim Gauck
Minister for Foreign Affairs
In office
17 December 2013 – 27 Januar 2017
Chancellor Angela Merkel
Precedit bi Guido Westerwelle
Succeedit bi Sigmar Gabriel
In office
22 November 2005 – 27 October 2009
Chancellor Angela Merkel
Precedit bi Joschka Fischer
Succeedit bi Guido Westerwelle
Leader o the Social Democratic Pairty in the Bundestag
In office
27 October 2009 – 16 December 2013
Precedit bi Peter Struck
Succeedit bi Thomas Oppermann
Vice Chancellor o Germany
In office
21 November 2007 – 27 October 2009
Chancellor Angela Merkel
Precedit bi Franz Müntefering
Succeedit bi Guido Westerwelle
Chief o Staff o the Chancellery
In office
31 July 1999 – 22 November 2005
Chancellor Gerhard Schröder
Precedit bi Bodo Hombach
Succeedit bi Thomas de Maizière
Chair o the Organization for Security an Co-operation in Europe
In office
1 Januar 2016 – 1 Januar 2017
Precedit bi Ivica Dačić
Succeedit bi Sebastian Kurz
Personal details
Born 5 Januar 1956 (1956-01-05) (age 61)
Detmold, Wast Germany
(nou Germany)
Poleetical pairty Social Democratic Pairty
Alma mater Varsity o Giessen
Releegion Lutheranism
Signatur

Frank-Walter Steinmeier [ˈfʁaŋkˌvaltɐ ˈʃtaɪ̯nˌmaɪ̯.ɐ] (born 5 Januar 1956) is a German politeecian o the Social Democratic Pairty o Germany (SPD) wha is the Preses-elect o Germany, due tae tak office as the 12t Federal Preses o Germany on 19 Mairch 2017. He previously served as Meenister for Foreign Affairs syne 2013. Steinmeier wis a close aide o Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, servin as Chief o Staff in the German Chancellery frae 1999 tae 2005. He subsequently served as Foreign Meenister (2005–2009) an Vice Chancellor (2007–2009) in the grand coalition govrenment o Angela Merkel. In 2008, he briefly served as actin chairman o his party.