Armin Laschet (born 18 February 1961) is a German politician.
Laschet was born in Aachen-Burtscheid. He has three children, Julius, Eva and Johannes Laschet, and is married with Susanne Laschet. He attended Pius-Gymnasium in Aachen and studied law at the universities of Bonn and Munich. In Munich he became a member of K.D.St.V. Aenania MÃ¼nchen, a catholic student fraternity that is member of the Cartellverband. From 1999 until 2005 he was a Member of the European Parliament for North Rhine-Westphalia. He is a member of the conservative Christian Democratic Union, part of the European People's Party.
Since June 2005 he has been Minister (Minister fÃ¼r Generationen, Familie, Frauen und Integration (â€žGenerationenministerâ€œ)) in North Rhine-Westphalia. As a Federal State Minister, Laschet is paid according to 120 % of Salary Class B11, which equals approximately 215 000 Euros (300 000 USD) p. a.
Laschet is resident in Aachen; his current address is:
Am RÃ¶merhof 24B