HomePoliticsBoris Pistorius Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Career, Net Worth, and More

Boris Pistorius Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Career, Net Worth, and More

Boris Pistorius is a German lawyer and member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany, has held the position of Federal Minister of Defence in Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s cabinet since January 19, 2023.


Age- 63 years



Born- 14 March 1960

Birthplace- Osnabrück, Germany

Spouse-Sabine Pistorius (m. ?–2015)

Profession-Politician, Lawyer

Party-Social Democratic Party of Germany



Boris Pistorius is the son of Ursula Pistorius and Ludwig Pistorius. His mother, Ursula Pistorius, served as a member of the Osnabrück city council from 1972 to 1996 and also held a position as a member of the Landtag of Lower Saxony.


Boris was previously married to Sabine, who sadly passed away in 2015 from cancer. From 2016 to 2022, he was in a relationship with Doris Schröder-Köpf. Currently, Boris has been in a relationship with Julia Schwanholz, a professor at the University of Duisburg-Essen, since 2022.

Boris Pistorius-Julia Schwanholz


Pistorius has two daughters with his late wife, Sabine.


Boris pursued his law education at the University of Münster and Osnabrück University, with a brief stint at the Catholic University of the West.


Pistorius began his political career as a personal advisor to State Minister for Interior of Lower Saxony Gerhard Glogowski from 1991 to 1995. He then served as the deputy head of Glogowski’s office until 1996. Joining the SPD in 1976, Pistorius held various positions in local government, including serving on the city council from 1996 to 2013 and as the second mayor of Osnabrück from 1999 to 2002. He was elected Mayor of Osnabrück in 2006.

Following the 2013 Lower Saxony state elections, Pistorius became State Minister of the Interior and Sports. He represented the state in the German Bundesrat from 2013 to 2017 and later as an alternate member. Pistorius also vied for leadership positions within the SPD, running for the co-chair position in 2019.

Boris Pistorius career

On 17 January 2023, Chancellor Olaf Scholz appointed Pistorius as Minister of Defence in his cabinet. During his tenure, Pistorius pledged significant military aid to Ukraine and participated in international diplomatic meetings, including joint cabinet meetings with Japan and France.

Net Worth

Boris is estimated to have a net worth of 20 million.

Akhil Rawat
Akhil Rawathttps://indiasmagazine.com
I'm a passionate digital marketing expert and content journalist with 6+ years of experience in covering the latest news about the world’s most famous personalities.

Latest Topic

Ads Blocker Image Powered by Code Help Pro

Ads Blocker Detected!!!

We have detected that you are using extensions to block ads. Please support us by disabling these ads blocker.