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Karl-Theodor Freiherr zu Guttenberg

Baron zu Guttenberg is a member of the German Parliament (CSU) and Chairman of the CSU’s Committee on Foreign Affairs. In Berlin he serves as Department Spokesman for the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group on the Foreign Affairs Committee and as Spokesman for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control.

Before being elected into Parliament, he was head of the Guttenberg family’s companies in Munich and Berlin, and gained work experience in Frankfurt and New York. Baron zu Guttenberg was Managing Director of the Guttenberg GmbH (Munich) and is a member on several boards. Prior to this position, he studied law and completed a doctoral thesis on comparative constitutional law (JD).

Guttenberg has published many articles on foreign and European policy as well as on the period between 1933 and 1945 in Germany. (His family was actively involved in the resistance against Hitler.)

He is married to his wife, Stephanie. They have two daughters.

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Political Berlin: Germany and the United States Panel Discussion

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