Martin Horn

Martin Horn was born on 7 November 1984 in Annweiler am Trifels. He obtained a bachelor's degree in International Social Work from the Protestant University Ludwigsburg in 2013, followed shortly by a Master's in European and World Politics at Bremen's City University of Applied Sciences.

In 2018, Martin Horn and his family moved to Freiburg, where he successfully ran for mayor later that year. He came out on top of the vote in the first round with 34.7% and in the 2nd round with 44.2% - enough to secure him the mandate. 

Martin Horn is also the president of ICLEI Europe and has worked as European and Development Coordinator for the City of Sindelfingen and as a freelance lecturer at the Ludwigsburg Protestant University of Applied Science.