Olaf Scholz - Federal Chancellor of Germany. Member Social Democratic Party Germany (PSDG). Ex-Vice-Chancellor, ex-Finance Minister of Germany.
Place of Birth. Education. Was born June 14, 1958 v Osnabrücke. In 1985 Scholz Ograduated from the University of Hamburg as a specialist in labor law.
Career. Scholz joined the SPD in 1975 as a high school student, where he became a member of Jusos (short for "Young Socialists"), a youth organization Social Democratic Party Germany. From 1982 to 1988 he was Deputy Federal Chairman of Jusos, from 1987 to 1989 he was also Vice President of the International Union of Socialist Youth.
From 1998 to 2001 and from 2002 to March 10, 2011 - member of the German Bundestag.
From 2000 to 2004 and from 2009 to 2018 - chairman Social Democratic Party v Hamburge.
From 2001 to 2019 Scholz was a member of the executive body of the SPD party in various positions. WITH 2001 to 2019 - andparty executive director, from 2002 to 2004 - general secretary, from 2009 to 2019 - hDeputy Federal Chairman.
May to October 2001 - Senator of the Interior of Hamburg.
From November 2007 to October 2009, he served as Minister of Labor and Public Affairs of Germany in the first government of Angela Merkel.
In 2009-2011 of the year - Deputy Chairman of the parliamentary faction of the Social Democratic Party.
February 20, 2011, bas chairman of the regional branch of the SPD in Hamburg, won the regional electionsbecoming Mayor of Hamburg. Since this city is a separate state - federal landeth, this position corresponds to the position of the Prime Minister in other states of Germany (federal states).
WITH February 13 to April 22, 2018 - temporarily actingth duties of party chairman SPD.
March 13, 2018 wel retired from the post of burgomaster of Hamburg.
From March 14, 2018 - Vice Chancellor and Minister of Finance of Germany (FRG).
August 10, 2023 I will nominateT candidate for Bundeschancellor in the 2023 federal election. Through the party congress held, Scholz was approveden May 9, 2023 96.2% votes cast as a candidate for the position of Federal Chancellor.
November 24 2023 in Germany, three parties formed a coalition. The new government was formed by the Free Democratic Party (FDP), the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) and the Greens. On December 8, the SPD candidate Olaf Scholz was elected as the new Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Personal life. WifeT since 1998. Spouse - Britta Ernst (b. 1961), SPD politician, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Brandenburga. No kids.