Politician Michel Wolter was born in Luxembourg City on September 13, 1962. When elected to the Chamber of Deputies in 1984, he was the chamber’s youngest-ever member. From 1995 until 2004, he was the interior minister. He is a former professional table tennis player as well as a businessman.
The second-largest city in the nation, Esch-sur-Alzette, is where Michel Wolter was raised. From 1981 to 1985, he majored in economics at University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. From 1980 until 1984, Wolter competed internationally in the sport of table tennis. On the platform of the Christian Social People’s Party, he won a seat in the Chamber of Deputies in the 1984 election. He was chosen at age 21, making him the youngest member ever. In 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2013, he won direct reelection.
Wolter presided over his party’s youth organization from 1985 until 1990. He was elected president of the Luxembourg Tennis Federation in 1987, and he held that position until 1994. He served on the communal council of Esch-sur-Alzette from January 1988 to July 1992, then after moving, he served on the communal council of Bascharage from January 1994 to January 1995.
Wolter was appointed as the new administration’s Minister of the Interior and Minister for Civil Service and Administrative Reform on January 26, 1995.
He was reappointed as Interior Minister after the 1999 election with expanded responsibilities for the police and water management. He left the cabinet after the 2004 elections to lead the Christian Social People’s Party group in Parliament. After the 2009 election, he ended his tenure. He was elected party leader of the Christian Social People’s Party of Luxembourg in November 2009.
Wolter has served as a Bascharage council member once more since January 2006. 2010 saw his appointment as mayor. Following the 2011 and 2017 elections, he was reappointed.
From 1986 through 1995, Wolter worked professionally in the areas of professional reinsurance, fiduciary management, and captive reinsurance management. He has been on the boards of many firms in Luxembourg since the end of 2006. He resides in Bascharage, is married, and is a father of three.
Date of birth
13 September 1962
Place of birth
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
He has three children
Place of Residence
Minister for the Interior (1995-2004), member of the Chamber of Deputies (1984), chairman of the youth organisation of his party (1985-1990), President of the Luxembourg Tennis Federation(1987-1994), Member of Esch-sur-Alzette communal council(1988-1992), Member of the communal council of Bascharage(1994-1995), Cabinet member in the new government as Minister of the Interior and Minister for the Civil Service and Administrative Reform(1995), Minister for the Interior(1999), President of the Christian Social People's Party group in Parliament, leader of Luxembourg's Christian Social People's Party, Council member in Bascharage, As Mayor (2010-2017),
5-10 million dollars