Julia Bonk (born 29 April 1986) is a former Left Party politician who served in the Landtag of Saxony from 2004 to 2014. Elected at age 18, she became the youngest member of a parliament in Germany.[1]

Julia Bonk
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Julia Bonk, 2009
Member of the Landtag of Saxony
In office
19 October 2004 – 29 September 2014
ConstituencyThe Left List
Personal details
Born (1986-04-29) 29 April 1986 (age 37)
Burg bei Magdeburg, East Germany
Known forYoungest member of parliament in Germany


Bonk became a member of the Landtag of Saxony in 2004 immediately after finishing school, later joining the Left Party in 2006. During the fourth legislative period of the Landtag of Saxony (2004–2009), Bonk was the Vice-Spokeswoman of the parliamentary committee on School and Sport and member of the committee on Science and University.

The newspaper Badische Zeitung counted that 87 international papers printed her picture.


  1. ^ "Politikerin Julia Bonk, 20: Nur mit dickem Fell" (in German). Der Spiegel. 24 July 2006. Retrieved 28 March 2014.

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