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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