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Dr. August HANNING State Secretary ret.; Former President, BND - German Federal Intelligence Service, Berlin


1966 Law studies in Münster (Westphalia) and Freiburg (Breisgau) 1971 Judicial clerkship and research assistant 1975 Conferral of the doctorate Dr. jur.; assistant lecturer at Münster University 1976 Fiscal authority of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia 1977 Desk officer at Federal Ministry of the Interior 1981 Desk officer at Federal Chancellery 1986 Head of Division at Permanent Mission of the FRG to the then GDR in East Berlin 1994 Team leader at Federal Chancellery 1996 Director-General at Federal Chancellery (Federal Intelligence Service/BND and coordinator of the intelligence services of the federation) 1998 President of the Bundesnachrichtendienst, BND (German Foreign Intelligence Service) 2005 State secretary at Federal Ministry of the Interior until 2009 2010 Legal Attorney, Consultant