Alice Weidel

German economist and politician (Alternative for Germany)

Alice Elisabeth Weidel (born 6 February 1979) is a German politician and has been the leader of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) in the Bundestag since October 2017. She has been a member of the Bundestag (MdB) since the 2017 federal election.[1]

Alice Weidel

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Weidel on 1 September 2019
Leader of the Opposition
Assumed office
24 October 2017
Serving with Alexander Gauland
ChancellorAngela Merkel
Preceded bySahra Wagenknecht
Dietmar Bartsch
Leader of Alternative for Germany in the Bundestag
Assumed office
28 September 2017
Serving with Alexander Gauland
Chairman
Preceded byOffice established
Leader of Alternative for Germany in Baden-Württemberg
Assumed office
15 February 2020
Deputy
Preceded byBernd Gögel
Dirk Spaniel
Member of the Bundestag
for Baden-Württemberg
Assumed office
24 October 2017
Personal details
Born
Alice Elisabeth Weidel

(1979-02-06) 6 February 1979 (age 42)
Gütersloh, West Germany
Political partyAlternative for Germany
Domestic partnerSarah Bossard
Children2
Residence
Alma materUniversity of Bayreuth

Since November 2019, she has been the deputy federal spokeswoman for her party and, since February 2020, chairwoman of the AfD state association in Baden-Württemberg.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Grieshaber, Kirsten (2017-04-23). "Germany's AfD party elects Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel as general election candidates". The Independent. Retrieved 2017-05-01.
  2. WELT (2020-02-15). "Baden-Württemberg: Weidel zur neuen AfD-Landesvorsitzenden gewählt". DIE WELT. Retrieved 2020-03-18.