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Barbara Prammer
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Prammer in 2007
President of the National Council
In office
30 October 2006 – 2 August 2014
Preceded by Andreas Khol
Succeeded by Karlheinz Kopf (acting)
Federal Minister for Women Affairs and Consumer Protection
In office
28 January 1997 – 4 February 2000
Chancellor Viktor Klima
Preceded by Helga Konrad
Succeeded by Elisabeth Sickl
Personal details
Born 11 January 1954
Ottnang am Hausruck,
Upper Austria
Died 2 August 2014
Vienna, Austria
Political party Social Democratic Party of Austria
Alma mater Johannes Kepler University Linz

Barbara Prammer (11 January 1954 – 2 August 2014) was an Austrian politician. She was a member of the Social Democratic Party of Austria.

She was President of the National Council of Austria serving from 30 October 2006 until her death in 2 August 2014. She was its Vice President from 2004 to 2006. Prammer was Federal Minister for Women Affairs and Consumer Protection from 1997 to 2000. She was elected to the National Council in 1999.

She had two children.

Prammer died of pancreatic cancer on 2 August 2014.


  • Decoration for Services to the Republic of Austria
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