Peter Boehringer
Member of the Bundestag
Assumed office
24 October 2017
Personal details
Born(1969-04-06)6 April 1969
NationalityGerman
Political partyAfD

Peter Boehringer (born 6 April 1969) is a German politician for the populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) and since 2017 member of the Bundestag, the federal legislative body. Since 2018 he is Chairman of the Budgetary Committee of the German Bundestag.

Life and achievements

Boehringer was born 1969 in the West German town of Schwäbisch Gmünd and studied at the EBS University of Business and Law. He has an Master of Business Administration.[1]

Boehringer is member of the German libertarian Friedrich August von Hayek society.[2]

In 2015, Boehringer entered the populist AfD and became member of the Bundestag in 2017.[3]

He gained some media attentation after the leak of private e-mails, in which he called the German chancellor Angela Merkel 'Merkelnutte' (Merkelbitch).[4]

Boehringer denies the scientific consensus on climate change.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Peter Boehringer". Deutscher Bundestag.
  2. ^ Riedel, Katja. "Liberale Hayek-Gesellschaft - "Mistbeet der AfD"". Süddeutsche.de.
  3. ^ "Das Interesse an der AfD ist in Murnau sehr hoch". Merkur.de. July 3, 2016.
  4. ^ Amann, Melanie (February 10, 2018). "Peter Boehringer: E-Mail bringt AfD-Mann in Erklärungsnot". Spiegel.de.
  5. ^ "Abschluss-Bericht vom Welt-CO2-Kirchentag · Peter Boehringer". Pboehringer.com.