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David McAllister

Government of Lower Saxony
David McAllister has been Minister-President (head of government) of the German state of Lower Saxony since July 2010. Born in 1971 in Berlin as son of a British father and a German mother, McAllister is the first politician with double nationality to hold such a mandate in Germany. A lawyer by training, he joined the Christian Democratic Union in 1988 and is today the party’s chairman in Lower Saxony.