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Jean-Claude Juncker Edit Profile

Minister , prime minister , Minister of Finance , Minister of Labour

Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister of Luxembourg. Bar: Luxembourg 1980. Decorated grand officier de la Légion d'Honneur France; named Honorary Citizen, City of Trier (Germany), 2003, City of Orestiada (Greece), 2004; recipient International Karlspreis of Aachen, 2006. Member of Academy of Moral and Political Sciences of the Institute of France.

Background

Juncker, Jean-Claude was born on December 9, 1954 in Rédange-sur-Attert, Luxembourg.

Education

Belvaux Primary School. Claire fontaine School. Michel Rodange High School, Luxembourg, school-leaving examination.

University of Strasbourg, Faculty of Law, masters degree, 1979. Bar examination, 1980.

Career

Chairman of Social Christian Youth, 1979-1985. Parliamentary Secretary of Social Christian Party, 1979-1982. Secretary of State for Labour and Social Security, 1982.

Deputy for Sud constituency, 1984. Minister of Labour and Minister Delegate for Finance, responsible for the budget, 1984. Chairman of Council of Ministers for Social Issues and of European Economic Community Budget Council, 1985.

Minister of Finance and Minister of Labour and Minister responsible for the Budget, since 1989. Governor of World Bank. Member of the European Parliament.

President, Parti Chrétien Social (PCS).

Achievements

  • Bar: Luxembourg 1980.

Membership

Member of Academy of Moral and Political Sciences of the Institute of France.

Connections

Married Christiane Frising.

spouse:
Christiane Frising.