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Federal Minister of Defence Klaudia Tanner

Klaudia Tanner, Federal Minister of Defence
Klaudia Tanner.

Personal Information

Born: 2 May 1970, Scheibbs, Lower Austria

Marital status: married, one daughter


  • 1995 Graduation as Magistra Iuris from the University of Vienna, Faculty of Law
  • 1988 School Leaving Exam, Scheibbs Lower Austria Senior High School (science focus)

Professional Career

  • 2011-2020 Head, Lower Austrian Farmers' Association
  • 2003-2010 Cooperation Management for Kapsch BusinessCom, Vienna
  • 2001-2003 Member of the Cabinet of the Federal Minister of the Interior
  • 1996-2001 Legal and Social Affairs Specialist, Lower Austrian Farmers' Association
  • 1995-1996 Trainee Lawyer, Liesing District Court and Vienna Regional Court for Civil Matters

Political Functions

  • since 2020 Federal Minister of Defence
  • 2018-2020 Member of the Lower Austrian Provincial Assembly
  • since 2017 Vice Chair, Lower Austrian People's Party
  • 2010-2015 Municipal Councillor

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