Franziska Giffey

Franziska Giffey is the first female mayor of Berlin. She was born in 1978. She started working on the Representation of Berlin in the European Union in Brussels in 2003 and at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg in 2005. From 2002 to 2010 she worked as Commissioner for European Affairs in the Berlin district of Neukölln.

Giffey became a member of the German Social Democratic Party in 2007 and she succeeded Heinz Buschkowsky as mayor of...


Michael Müller

Mayor of Berlin is Michael Müller. He was born in 1964 in what was then West Berlin. He graduated from the Technical College of Business and Administration and started his own business. His political career began as a member of the Social Democratic Party in 1981, of which he is still a member. In 1996, he was elected to the House of Representatives in Berlin. He was elected mayor of Berlin in 2014. Major points of his city development programme are the improvement of the quality of...