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Brigitte Bierlein
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Chancellor of Austria
In office
3 June 2019 – 7 January 2020
President Alexander Van der Bellen
Deputy Clemens Jabloner
Preceded by Sebastian Kurz
Succeeded by Sebastian Kurz
President of the Constitutional Court
In office
23 February 2018 – 3 June 2019
Nominated by Kurz cabinet
Vice President Christoph Grabenwarter
Preceded by Gerhart Holzinger
Succeeded by Vacant
Vice President of the Constitutional Court
In office
1 January 2003 – 22 February 2018
Nominated by Schüssel cabinet
President Karl Korinek
Gerhart Holzinger
Preceded by Karl Korinek
Succeeded by Christoph Grabenwarter
Personal details
Born 25 June 1949 (1949-06-25) (age 72)
Vienna, Allied-occupied Austria
Political party Independent
Alma mater University of Vienna

Brigitte Bierlein (born June 25, 1949) is an Austrian jurist. Bierlein is the Chancellor of Austria from 3 June 2019 to 7 January 2020. She was the advocate general of the Procurator's Office from 1990 to 2002, and a member of the executive board of the International Association of Prosecutors from 2001 to 2003.

In 2003, Bierlein was made a member of the Austrian Constitutional Court. Since January 2018, she has been its president, the first woman to hold this position.

She was made temporary Chancellor until the next national elections in September 2019 and is the first woman in this role in Austria.

Bierlein was born on June 25, 1949 in Vienna.

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