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Christian Jung
Member of the Bundestag
In office
2017 – 2021
Personal details
Born (1977-12-22) 22 December 1977 (age 43)
Heidelberg, West Germany
(now Germany)
NationalityGerman
Political partyFDP
Alma materUniversity of Heidelberg
OccupationTeacher

Christian Jung (born 22 December 1977) is a German politician of the Free Democratic Party (FDP) who has been serving as a member of the State Parliament of Baden-Württemberg since the 2021 elections. He was previously a member of the Bundestag from 2017 until 2021.[1]

Education and early career

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From 1998 to 2004, Jung studied history to become a teacher at a grammar school at the University of Heidelberg. There he received his doctorate in 2006 with a thesis on the history of the GDR. From 2007, he worked as a secondary school teacher, including at the Hohenstaufen Gymnasium in Eberbach, and from 2012 as director of studies at the Ellental Gymnasium in Bietigheim-Bissingen.

Political career

Jung became member of the Bundestag in the 2017 German federal election, representing the Karlsruhe-Land district. In parliament, he served on the Committee on Transport and Digital Infrastructure. In this capacity, he was his parliamentary group's rapporteur on freight transport.

Following the 2021 state elections in Baden-Württemberg, Jung resigned from the Bundestag and became a member of the State Parliament of Baden-Württemberg instead.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Christian Jung | Abgeordnetenwatch". www.abgeordnetenwatch.de (in German). Retrieved 2020-03-15.
  2. ^ Christian Jung nach der Landtagswahl Baden-Württemberg: Kein Doppelmandat für badischen FDP-Politiker Stuttgarter Nachrichten, March 22, 2021.