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Dr Robert Habeck

Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Germany
Robert Habeck

Dr Robert Habeck

Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Germany

Dr Robert Habeck was born in Lübeck on 2 September 1969. He is married and has four children.

1991 to 1996
Studied in Freiburg im Breisgau (German language and literature, philosophy and philology), Roskilde/Denmark (humanities) and Hamburg (literature and philosophy), graduating with a Master’s degree.

2000
Awarded doctorate at Universität Hamburg

2000 to 2009
Worked as freelance author

Since 2002
Member of ALLIANCE 90/THE GREENS

2002 – 2004
Leader of the ALLIANCE 90/THE GREENS district branch in Schleswig-Flensburg

2004 – 2009
Leader of the ALLIANCE 90/THE GREENS Land branch in Schleswig-Holstein

2008 – 2009
Chair of the Parliamentary Group in the Schleswig-Flensburg district council

2009 – 2012
Chair of the Parliamentary Group in the Land parliament of Schleswig-Holstein

2012 – 2017
Deputy Minister-President and Minister of Energy, Agriculture, the Environment and Rural Areas of the Land of Schleswig-Holstein

2017 – 2018
Deputy Minister-President and Minister of Energy, Agriculture, the Environment, Nature and Digitalisation of the Land of Schleswig-Holstein

Since 2018
Co-leader of ALLIANCE 90/THE GREENS

Since 2021
Member of the German Bundestag

Dr Robert Habeck has been Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action since 8 December 2021.

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