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Herbert Kickl
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Federal Ministry of the Interior,
Republic of Austria

Herbert Kickl
Federal Minister of the Interior

Personal data:
Date of Birth: 19 October 1968
Place of Birth: Villach (Carinthia)
Marital Status: Married, one son
Education and Training
1988 - 1996 Studied journalism, political science, philosophy and history at the University of Vienna
1987 - 1988 Compulsory military service (mountain infantry)
1979 - 1987 Secondary school with a focus on modern languages in Spittal an der Drau
1975 - 1979 Primary school in Radenthein
Professional Career
since 2016 President of the Educational Institute of the FPÖ (Austrian Freedom Party)
2016 - 2017 PR, Strategy and Communication Planning, FPÖ Vienna
2005 - 2018 Secretary General, FPÖ
2005 - 2017 General Manager, party newspaper „Neue Freie Zeitung“
2002 - 2006 General Manager, FPÖ Academy
2001 - 2002 Deputy General Manager, FPÖ Academy
1995 - 2001 Staff member (special area: campaign content and campaign organisation), FPÖ Academy
Political Career
since 18 Dec. 2017 Federal Minister of the Interior
2006 - 2017 Speaker for social affairs of the FPÖ
2006 - 2017 Deputy Speaker of the FPÖ’s Parliamentary Club
30 Oct. 2006 - 18 Dec. 2017 Member of the National Council (XXIII. - XXVI. legislative period), FPÖ

Austria

Member Country - particular information

Federal Ministry of the Interior

Herrengasse 7
A-1010 Vienna
Telephone: +43 1 53126 0
E-Mail: webmaster@salzburgforum.org
Web: www.bmi.gv.at

Initiator and member of the SALZBURG FORUM since 2000

Total area: 83.870 sq km
Length of National Border: 2.562 km
Total number of habitants: 8.205.533
Inhabitants/km2: 97
Neighbouring states: DE, HU, CZ, CH, LI, IT, SI, SK