Edited by Stefan on 19/3/2017, 12:47:05
As from today the former german foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeiser ist the new german President. He was aelected by the Bundesversammlung on 12.02.2017 as successor of Joachim Gauck.
Today he and his wife Elke Büdenbender (they are married but she has keept her maiden name) have come to Bellevue Castle to take over from the former President who afterwards will officially leave it with his Partner.
On Wednesday 22.03. he will make the oath as President
Picture courtesy of bundespräsident.de