Horst Lorenz Seehofer (born 4 July 1949) is a German politician of the Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU) and the chairman of his party. From 2008 to 2018, he was Minister President of Bavaria. He now serves as the German Minister of Interior.First elected to the Bundestag in 1980, he served as the Federal Minister for Health and Social Security from 1992 to 1998 and as the Federal Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection in the cabinet of Angela Merkel from 2005 to 2008.

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  • Horst Lorenz Seehofer (born 4 July 1949) is a German conservative politician (CSU). He served as the Federal Minister for Health and Social Security from 1992 to 1998 and as the Federal Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection in the cabinet of Angela Merkel from 2005 to 2008. In October 2008 he became chairman of the CSU and Minister President of Bavaria. From 1 November 2011 until 31 October 2012 he served as President of the Bundesrat and ex officio deputy to the President of Germany. Because of that he was acting President of Germany after the resignation of President Christian Wulff on 17 February 2012 and before the election of Joachim Gauck as Wulff's successor on 18 March 2012.He is married to Karin Seehofer. (en)
  • Horst Lorenz Seehofer (born 4 July 1949) is a German politician of the Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU) and the chairman of his party. From 2008 to 2018, he was Minister President of Bavaria. He now serves as the German Minister of Interior.First elected to the Bundestag in 1980, he served as the Federal Minister for Health and Social Security from 1992 to 1998 and as the Federal Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection in the cabinet of Angela Merkel from 2005 to 2008. In October 2008 he became Chairman of the CSU and the 18th Minister President of Bavaria. From 1 November 2011 until 31 October 2012 he served as President of the Bundesrat and ex officio deputy to the President of Germany. Because of that he was Acting President of Germany after the resignation of President Christian Wulff on 17 February 2012 and before the election of Joachim Gauck as Wulff's successor on 18 March 2012.A staunch opponent of Chancellor Angela Merkel's refugee policy, Seehofer has threatened to file a formal complaint against the Merkel government's refugee policy with Germany's Constitutional Court and is a proponent of a federal cap on the number of refugees the German government is to take in. Seehofer strongly opposes the potential admission of Turkey into the European Union, citing its status as a member of the "Muslim world".He is married to Karin Seehofer and resides in the Ingolstadt district of Gerolfing. (en)
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