Martin Schulz (born 20 December 1955 in Hehlrath) is a German politeecian an wis Preses o the European Pairlament frae 2012 until 2017, wi a brief interruption in 2014; he wis a Member o the European Pairlament frae 1994 tae 2017. He is Preses o the Social Democratic Pairty o Germany syne Mairch 2017, an a Member o the Bundestag syne the walin in September o the semme year, in which he wis the pairty's candidate for Chancellor o Germany.

Martin Schulz
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Preses o the European Pairlament
In office
1 Julie 2014 – 17 Januar 2017
Vice Preses
Precedit biGianni Pittella (Actin)
Succeedit biAntonio Tajani
In office
17 Januar 2012 – 18 Juin 2014
Vice Preses
Precedit biJerzy Buzek
Succeedit biGianni Pittella (Acting)
Leader o the Progressive Alliance o Socialists an Democrats
In office
18 Juin 2014 – 1 Julie 2014
Actin
Precedit biHannes Swoboda
Succeedit biGianni Pittella
In office
5 Julie 2004 – 17 Januar 2012
Precedit biEnrique Barón Crespo
Succeedit biHannes Swoboda
Personal details
Born (1955-12-20) 20 December 1955 (age 64)
Hehlrath, Wast Germany
(nou Germany)
Poleetical pairtySocial Democratic Pairty
Bairns2
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WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid