Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure

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Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure
Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur (BMVI)
BMVBS Logo.svg
Berlin, Mitte, Invalidenstraße 44, Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Bau und Stadtentwicklung.jpg
Agency overview
Formed October 27, 1998
Jurisdiction Government of Germany
Headquarters Invalidenstraße 44, Berlin
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Minister responsible
Website http://www.bmvbs.de/EN/Home/home_node.html
Second office in Bonn

The Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (German: Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur), abbreviated BMVI, is a cabinet-level ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany.

It was created in 1998 through the merger of the former Federal Ministry of Transport and the Federal Ministry of Regional Planning, Building and Urban Development, both established in 1949. The new ministry at first was named Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing until it adopted the name Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development in 2005.

Agencies

Subordinate agencies include:

Federal Ministers of Transport, Building and Urban Development

Political Party:       DP       SPD       CSU       CDU

Name
(Born-Died)
Image Party Term of Office Chancellor
(Cabinet)
Federal Minister for Transport
Hans-Christoph Seebohm
(1903–1967)
75px DP (until 1960)
CDU (from 1960)
20 September 1949 30 November 1966 Adenauer
(I • II • III • IV • V)
Erhard (III)
Georg Leber
(1920–2012)
Verteidigungsminister Georg Leber.jpg SPD 1 December 1966 7 July 1972 Kiesinger (I)
Brandt (I)
Lauritz Lauritzen
(1910–1980)
Lauritz Lauritzen 926-8231.jpg SPD 7 July 1972 16 May 1974 Brandt
(III)
Kurt Gscheidle
(1924–2003)
SPD 16 May 1974 4 November 1980 Schmidt
(III)
Volker Hauff
(b. 1940)
1986 Volker Hauff 800.jpg SPD 6 November 1980 1 October 1982 Schmidt
(III)
Werner Dollinger
(1918–2008)
Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F017055-0030, Paris, Einweihung Deutsche Botschaft, Dollinger.jpg CSU 4 October 1982 12 March 1987 Kohl
(III)
Jürgen Warnke
(1932–2013)
CSU 12 March 1987 21 April 1989 Kohl
(III)
Friedrich Zimmermann
(1925–2012)
Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F085285-0011a, Bonn Friedrich Zimmermann.jpg CSU 21 April 1989 18 January 1991
Günther Krause
(b. 1953)
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1990-0711-300, Günther Krause (CDU).jpg CDU 18 January 1991 13 May 1993 Kohl
(IV)
Matthias Wissmann
(b. 1949)
Matthias Wissmann 2.JPG CDU 13 May 1993 26 October 1998 Kohl
(IVV)
Federal Minister for Transport, Building and Housing
Franz Müntefering
(b. 1940)
Franz Müntefering (SPD) (10584372825).jpg SPD 27 October 1998 29 September 1999 Schröder
(I)
Reinhard Klimmt
(b. 1942)
SPD 29 September 1999 16 November 2000
Kurt Bodewig
(b. 1955)
Kurt Bodewig (MP) Germany BSPC 18 Nyborg Denmark 2009-08-31 (1).jpg SPD 20 November 2000 22 October 2002
Manfred Stolpe
(b. 1936)
Manfred Stolpe.JPG SPD 22 October 2002 22 November 2005 Schröder
(II)
Federal Minister for Transport, Building and Urban Development
Wolfgang Tiefensee
(b. 1955)
Wolfgang Tiefensee.jpg SPD 22 November 2005 28 October 2009 Merkel
(I)
Peter Ramsauer
(b. 1954)
Peter Ramsauer.jpg CSU 28 October 2009 17 December 2013 Merkel
(II)
Federal Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure
Alexander Dobrindt
(b. 1970)
2012 Alexander Dobrindt.JPG CSU 17 December 2013 Incumbent Merkel
(III)

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