Jean-Claude Juncker Biography
(Prime Minister of Luxembourg (1995-2013), President of the European Commission)
Birthday: December 9, 1954 (Sagittarius)
Born In: Redange, Luxembourg
Jean-Claude Juncker is a Luxembourgian politician currently serving as the President of the European Commission. Prior to assuming this office, he had served as the Prime Minister of Luxembourg for eighteen years. Born in Redange, Luxembourg, he studied at the University of Strasbourg and got a postgraduate degree in law. He was also sworn into the Luxembourg Bar Council in 1980; however, he never practiced law. Shortly after he left university, his political career began as he was appointed as a Parliamentary Secretary. He won the election to the Chamber of Deputies, where he was appointed to the Cabinet of the Prime Minister as the Minister of Labor. He was soon promoted to the Minister of Finance. He was also offered a position as a member of the board of Governors at the World Bank. He was appointed the Prime Minister of Luxembourg on 20th January 1995, after which he left his post at the World Bank, but continued as the Minister of Finance. He served as the prime minister till 2013. Since 2014, he has been serving as the President of the European Commission despite his involvement in multiple controversies.