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Andrea Maria Nahles (born 20 June 1970) is a German politician. She was the Leader of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) from April 2018 to June 2019 and the leader of the SPD in the Bundestag from September 2017 to June 2019.[1][2]

Andrea Nahles
2017-05-09 Andrea Nahles (re-publica 17) by Sandro Halank–17.jpg
Leader of the Social Democratic Party
In office
22 April 2018 – 3 June 2019
General SecretaryLars Klingbeil
DeputyManuela Schwesig
Natascha Kohnen
Malu Dreyer
Thorsten Schäfer-Gümbel
Ralf Stegner
Olaf Scholz
Preceded byOlaf Scholz (Acting)
Leader of the Social Democratic Party in the Bundestag
In office
27 September 2017 – 4 June 2019
Preceded byThomas Oppermann
Minister of Labour and Social Affairs
In office
17 December 2013 – 27 September 2017
ChancellorAngela Merkel
Preceded byUrsula von der Leyen
Succeeded byKatarina Barley (Acting)
General Secretary of the Social Democratic Party
In office
13 November 2009 – 26 January 2014
LeaderSigmar Gabriel
Preceded byHubertus Heil
Succeeded byYasmin Fahimi
Deputy Leader of the Social Democratic Party
In office
26 October 2007 – 12 November 2009
LeaderKurt Beck
Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Acting)
Franz Müntefering
Preceded byKurt Beck
Succeeded byHannelore Kraft
Member of the Bundestag
for Rhineland-Palatinate
Assumed office
18 September 2005
In office
27 September 1998 – 22 September 2002
Personal details
Born
Andrea Maria Nahles

(1970-06-20) 20 June 1970 (age 49)
Mendig, West Germany
(now Germany)
Political partySocial Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Marcus Frings
Alma materUniversity of Bonn
WebsiteOfficial website

Nahles was a Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs from 2013 to 2017 and SPD Youth leader. She is known within the party for criticising Gerhard Schröder's Agenda 2010.

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