© Kristian Schuller
Minister of state for Culture and Media
Claudia Roth MdB has been Minister of State for Culture and Media since December 2021. She was previously Vice President of the German Bundestag from 2013 to 2021, a position she has held since 1998, with a brief interruption from 2001 to 2002. She was party chairwoman of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen from 2001 to 2002 and from 2004 to 2013. She was a member of the European Parliament from 1989 to 1998. Roth made her professional beginnings in the cultural industry, including as manager of a rock band and theater dramaturge.