Martin Schulz

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Martin Schulz (born 20 December 1955) is a German politician who served as Leader of the Social Democratic Party 2017 to 2018, and has served as a Member of the Bundestag (MdB) since 2017. Previously he was President of the European Parliament from 2012 to 2017, Leader of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats from 2004 to 2012 and a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Germany from 1994 to 2017.In November 2016, Schulz announced he would not seek a third term as President of the European Parliament, but instead would stand in 2017 as the SPD candidate for the German Chancellorship. In January 2017, Sigmar Gabriel announced he would not stand for re-election as party leader and as the SPD candidate for the German Chancellorship, Gabriel recommended Schulz as his replacement.After the elections of September 2017, which resulted in a postwar low for the SPD, Schulz declared the end of the existing Grand coalition under Angela Merkel and explicitly refused to serve in a Merkel government. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Schulz has received more than 1,058,774 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Martin Schulz is the 4,926th most popular politician (down from 3,731st in 2019), the 1,402nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 19th in 2019) and the 409th most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Martin Schulz ranks 4,926 out of 15,710Before him are José María Aznar, Emperor Min of Jin, Sisebut, Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges, Sigvard Bernadotte, and Langdarma. After him are Otto, Duke of Austria, Emperor Bidatsu, Pyotr Krasnov, Psusennes II, Nicomedes I of Bithynia, and Pavel Axelrod.

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Among people born in 1955, Martin Schulz ranks 48Before him are J. K. Simmons, Billy Idol, Ante Gotovina, Héctor Cúper, Jeff Koons, and Michael Rooker. After him are Billy Milligan, Pietro Parolin, Jorge Valdano, Olga Korbut, Zucchero Fornaciari, and Toninho Cerezo.

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Among politicians born in Germany, Martin Schulz ranks 409Before him are Emil Maurice (1897), Henry III, Margrave of Meissen (1218), Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach (1724), Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (1650), Richard, 6th Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (1934), and Wilhelm Stuckart (1902). After him are Maximilian de Beauharnais, 3rd Duke of Leuchtenberg (1817), Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel (1789), Josias, Hereditary Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1896), Archduchess Maria Anna Josepha of Austria (1654), Kurt von Hammerstein-Equord (1878), and Anna Amalia, Abbess of Quedlinburg (1723).

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