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|Chancellor of Austria|
3 June 2019 – 7 January 2020
|President||Alexander Van der Bellen|
|Preceded by||Sebastian Kurz|
|Succeeded by||Sebastian Kurz|
|President of the Constitutional Court|
23 February 2018 – 3 June 2019
|Nominated by||Kurz cabinet|
|Vice President||Christoph Grabenwarter|
|Preceded by||Gerhart Holzinger|
|Vice President of the Constitutional Court|
1 January 2003 – 22 February 2018
|Nominated by||Schüssel cabinet|
|Preceded by||Karl Korinek|
|Succeeded by||Christoph Grabenwarter|
|Born||25 June 1949
Vienna, Allied-occupied Austria
|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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