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Heiko Maas took over as Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs on 14 March 2018.

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Heiko Maas has been Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs since 14 March 2018.

  • Born in Saarlouis on 19 September 1966 

  • 1987: University entrance qualification

  • 1988: Employee at Ford plant in Saarlouis

  • 1989 - 1993: Read law at the University of Saarland, First state law examination

  • 1994-1996 and 1999-2013: Member of the Saarland Landtag

  • 1996: Second state law examination

  • 1996 - 1998: State Secretary at the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Transport in Saarland

  • 1998 - 1999: Minister of Environment, Energy and Transport in Saarland

  • 1999 - 2012: Chairman of the SPD parliamentary group in Saarland

  • 2000 - 2018: Chairman of the SPD Saar 

  • 2012 - 2013: Minister of Economics, Labour, Energy and Transport; and Deputy Minister-President of Saarland

  • 2013 - 2018: Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection

  • since 14.03.2018: Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs

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