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Sebastian Kurz
Federal Chancellor of Austria

On December 18th, 2017, Sebastian Kurz was sworn in as Federal Chancellor of Austria by President Alexander Van der Bellen. Sebastian Kurz was born on August 27th, 1986 in Vienna. From November 2010 until April 2011 he acted as member of the Vienna City Council. On April 21st, 2011, he was appointed as State Secretary for Integration at the Federal Ministry for the Interior. On December 16th, 2013, Sebastian Kurz was sworn in as Austrian Federal Minister for European and International Affairs (from March 1st, 2014, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs). In 2014, he was Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and in 2017 he acted as Chairman-in-Office of the OSCE during the Austrian Chairmanship.