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Jean-Claude Juncker
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Portrait of Juncker taken in March 2014
President of the European Commission
In office
1 November 2014 – 30 November 2019
Vice President Frans Timmermans
Preceded by José Manuel Barroso
Succeeded by Ursula von der Leyen
Prime Minister of Luxembourg
In office
20 January 1995 – 4 December 2013
Monarch Jean
Deputy Jacques Poos
Lydie Polfer
Jean Asselborn
Preceded by Jacques Santer
Succeeded by Xavier Bettel
Minister for the Treasury
In office
23 July 2009 – 4 December 2013
Preceded by Luc Frieden
Succeeded by Vacant
Minister for Finances
In office
14 July 1989 – 23 July 2009
Prime Minister Jacques Santer
Preceded by Jacques Santer
Succeeded by Luc Frieden
Minister for Work and Employment
In office
20 July 1984 – 7 August 1999
Prime Minister Jacques Santer
Preceded by Jacques Santer
Succeeded by François Biltgen
Personal details
Born 9 December 1954 (1954-12-09) (age 66)
Redange, Luxembourg
Political party Christian Social People's Party
Spouse(s) Christiane Frising
Alma mater University of Strasbourg

Jean-Claude Juncker (born 9 December 1954) is a politician from Luxembourg. Juncker studied Law. He was one of the people who designed the Maastricht Treaty. Junker was Prime Minister of Luxembourg from 1995 to 2013. In 2014, he was elected President of the European Commission.

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