Peter Boehringer

Peter Boehringer

Peter Boehringer (born 6 April 1969) is a German politician for the populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) and since 2017 member of the Bundestag, the federal legislative body.

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Boehringer was born in 1969 in the West German town of Schwäbisch Gmünd and studied at the EBS University of Business and Law. He has a Master of Business Administration.

Boehringer is member of the German libertarian Friedrich August von Hayek society.

In 2015, Boehringer entered the populist AfD and became a member of the Bundestag in 2017.

He gained some media attention after the leak of private e-mails, in which he called the German chancellor Angela Merkel 'Merkelnutte' (Merkelbitch).

Boehringer denies the scientific consensus on climate change.