Horst Seehofer has served CSU for over 40 years. His political career at a glance.
Horst Seehofer is turning to internal party pressure: he wants to end his political career next year – and 2019 is already called his party "Renewal Year".
The Seehofer became deeply involved in the poll in 2008 and helped him regain his usual strength. A long CSU, after the internal power struggle, announced in late 2017 that it had given up in favor of Markus Söder as the Bavarian Prime Minister. – Soon he can take his place in the party leader's office. The Seehofer will probably assume the role of the Federal Interior Minister. There are 40 years of politics behind 69-year-olds – a review of the most important stations.