Katja Kipping (born 18 January 1978) is a German politician. She was the Chairperson of The Left and a member of the Bundestag (German Parliament).
|Leader of Die Linke|
2 June 2012 – 27 February 2021
Serving with Bernd Riexinger
|Preceded by||Gesine Lötzsch|
|Succeeded by||Janine Wissler|
|Member of the Bundestag |
|Assumed office |
18 September 2005
|Constituency||The Left list|
|Member of the Landtag of Saxony|
|Member of the Dresden City Council|
|Born||18 January 1978|
Dresden, East Germany
|Political party||The Left (2007–present)|
|Alma mater||Dresden University of Technology|
On 10 May 2014 she was reelected, along with Bernd Riexinger, as chairperson of The Left by a national party conference.
Since 2005, Kipping has been a member of the German Parliament for The Left party. She was listed as the lead candidate on the state-level party list in Saxony.
- ↑ Kipping und Riexinger führen tief zerstrittene Linke Spiegel Online, 2 June 2012. Accessed on 3 June 2012
- ↑ Wahl des Parteivorstandes Archived 2013-05-15 at the Wayback Machine. Die Linke, 2 June 2012. Accessed on 3 June 2012
- ↑ "DIE LINKE". DIE LINKE.