Biography of Dr Peter Tauber
First paragraph of the articleBiography of Dr Peter Tauber
Born 22 August 1974 in Frankfurt/Main; Protestant; single.
1981 to 1987 attended school in Hanover; 1987 to 1991 Friedrich-August-Genth-Schule Wächtersbach; 1991 to 1994 Grimmelshausen Gymnasium Gelnhausen (general qualification for university entrance); 1995 to 1996 military service; 1998 promoted to reserve NCO; 2011 promoted to reserve lieutenant; 1994 to 2000 studied Medieval and Modern History, German Literature and Political Science and obtained an M.A. with distinction; Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung scholarship holder.
2000 to 2001 research fellow at Collaborative Research Centre 435, "The Culture of Knowledge and Social Change", Goethe University Frankfurt; 2001 to 2003 regional manager of the Junge Union (CDUChristian Democratic Party/CSUChristian Social Union youth wing) in Hesse; 2003 to 2004 personal assistant to Karin Wolff, Minister of Education of Hesse; 2004 to 2007 doctoral studies under Prof. Lothar Gall, History Department, Goethe University Frankfurt; 2007 to 2009 press officer of Deutsche Vermögensberatung AG in Frankfurt/Main.
Since 1992 member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDUChristian Democratic Party); 2003 to 2009 regional chairman of the Junge Union in Hesse; 1993 to 2007 Wächtersbach town councillor; since November 2005 district councillor in Main-Kinzig; since October 2009 member of the German Bundestag; December 2013 to February 2018 Secretary-General of the CDUChristian Democratic Party; since 2018 Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Defence.
Board member of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e. V., Keltenwelt am Glauberg, Freundeskreis Yad Vashem e. V. and Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk e. V.;
Member of the Synod of the Regional Protestant Churches of Hesse Electorate-Waldeck;
of the Gelnhäuser Tafel and of the Bundeswehr Reservist Association;
Patron of the association Hand in Hand für schwerst- und krebskranke Kinder e. V..