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Josef Pröll

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Josef Pröll
35th Vice-Chancellor of Austria
In office
2 December 2008 – 21 April 2011
PresidentHeinz Fischer
ChancellorWerner Faymann
Preceded byWilhelm Molterer
Succeeded byMichael Spindelegger
Minister of Finance
In office
2 December 2008 – 21 April 2011
ChancellorWerner Faymann
Preceded byWilhelm Molterer
Succeeded byMaria Fekter
Minister of Agriculture
In office
28 February 2003 – 2 December 2008
ChancellorWolfgang Schüssel
Alfred Gusenbauer
Preceded byWilhelm Molterer
Succeeded byNikolaus Berlakovich
Chairman of the People's Party
In office
28 November 2008 – 13 April 2011
ChancellorAlfred Gusenbauer
Werner Faymann
Preceded byWilhelm Molterer
Succeeded byMichael Spindelegger
Personal details
Born (1968-09-14) 14 September 1968 (age 52)
Stockerau, Austria
Political partyAustrian People's
Josef Pröll and Minister President of Bavaria Horst Seehofer at the 2008 EPP summit
Josef Pröll and Minister President of Bavaria Horst Seehofer at the 2008 EPP summit

Josef Pröll (born 14 September 1968, in Stockerau, Austria) is an Austrian former politician who was the chairman of the Austrian People's Party from 2008 until 2011. He was Vice Chancellor and Minister of Finance.

Previously, he was the Federal Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment, and Water Management. He was also in charge of rethinking the party's positions and developing a more liberal socio-economic stance. On 28 November 2008, he was elected as the new federal party chairman by 89.6% of delegates at a party conference in Wels.

After two thromboses he suffered a pulmonary embolism in March 2011. A few weeks later, on 13 April, he resigned from all political functions. His successor was the Foreign Minister, Michael Spindelegger.[1]

He is the nephew of Erwin Pröll.

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Political offices Preceded byWilhelm Molterer Agriculture Minister of Austria2003 – 2008 Succeeded byNikolaus Berlakovich Preceded byWilhelm Molterer Vice Chancellor of Austria2008 – 2011 Succeeded byMichael Spindelegger Preceded byWilhelm Molterer Finance Minister of Austria2008 – 2011 Succeeded byMaria Fekter Party political offices Preceded byWilhelm Molterer ÖVP Party Chairman2008 – 2011 Succeeded byMichael Spindelegger
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