Jörg Hubert Meuthen (German: [ˈjœəg ˈmɔʏtn̩]; born 29 June 1961)[1] is a German economist and politician serving as Federal spokesman for Alternative for Germany (AfD) since July 2015.[2] He was frontrunner for the AfD at the 2016 Baden-Württemberg state election and has been a Member of Parliament and parliamentary leader since March 2016.[2] Since the end of 2017, Meuthen has been a member of the European Parliament[3] and deputy chairman of the EFDD.[4] He was the leading candidate of the AfD for the 2019 European Parliament election.[5]

Jörg Meuthen
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Jörg Meuthen in 2015
Born (1961-06-29) 29 June 1961 (age 58)
InstitutionAcademy of Kehl

The regional film fund HessenFilm [1] fired CEO Hans Joachim Mendig over a controversial September 24 2019 meeting with Jörg Meuthen.[6]


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  2. ^ a b "Bundessprecher; Spitzenkandidat der AfD für die Landtagswahl in Baden-Württemberg - Hart aber Fair - Das Erste". www1.wdr.de (in German). Archived from the original on 16 February 2017. Retrieved 21 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Home | Jörg MEUTHEN | Abgeordnete | Europäisches Parlament". www.europarl.europa.eu (in German). Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  4. ^ User, Super. "Jörg Meuthen". www.efddgroup.eu. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Scharfe Kritik an Robert Habeck: Meuthen führt AfD in Europawahl". www.zdf.de (in German). Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  6. ^ Blaney2019-09-25T02:35:00+01:00, Martin. "Germany's HessenFilm fund fires CEO after meeting with far-right politician sparks outrage (exclusive)". Screen. Retrieved 25 September 2019.