Jens Böhrnsen (born 12 June 1949 in Bremen) is a German politician of the SPD. From 2005 to 2015, he served as the President of the Senate and Mayor of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, that is, the head of government of the city-state of Bremen. He became President of the Federal Council in 2009, and as such, he was acting head of state (31 May - 30 June 2010) following the resignation of German President Horst Köhler .
|Acting Head of State of the Federal Republic of Germany |
as President of the Federal Council
31 May 2010 – 30 June 2010
|Preceded by||Horst Kohler|
|Succeeded by||Christian Wulff|
|Born||12 June 1949|
|Political party||Social Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||University of Kiel|
University of Hamburg
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He is a lawyer by profession and served as a judge in Bremen from 1978 to 1995, when he became a full-time politician.