Christoph Ploß

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Christoph Johannes Ploß (born July 19, 1985 in Hamburg ) is a German politician ( CDU ). He has been a member of the Bundestag since the 2017 federal election . He is deputy chairman of the CDU Hamburg and chairman of the CDU district association Hamburg-Nord.

Origin and professional career

Ploß grew up in Hamburg. After graduating from high school in 2005 at the Johanneum School of Academics , he did community service . He then took up a bachelor's degree in history and political science at the University of Hamburg , which he completed in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts . He then completed his Master of Arts in history with a focus on European Studies in Hamburg in 2011 . During his studies, Christoph Ploß received a scholarship from the Konrad Adenauer Foundation . In 2012 he started a doctoral degree at the University of Hamburg and worked for Dirk Fischer , a member of the CDU Bundestag . Ploß received his doctorate in 2017 with a thesis on the " New Commonwealth Society ", in which he examined the development of supranational European ideas. From 2015 to 2017 Ploß was press officer for the Bauer Media Group in Hamburg.

Political career

Christoph Ploß in the Bundestag, 2019

Ploß joined the CDU in 2005 and was elected to the Hamburg-Nord district assembly for the first time in 2008. Since 2010 he has been chairman of the CDU local association in Winterhude. In the district assembly, he had been deputy chairman of the CDU parliamentary group and parliamentary group spokesman for the environment and transport since 2011. Ploß has been the deputy chairman of the CDU Hamburg and chairman of the CDU district association Hamburg-Nord since 2016. Already at the end of 2016, Ploß was elected by the CDU Hamburg for the 2017 federal election in fourth place on the state list and as a direct candidate in the constituency of Hamburg-Nord / Alstertal as the successor to Dirk Fischer. In the federal election on September 24, 2017, Ploß prevailed with 33.5% of the first votes against the social democrat Dorothee Martin, who received 30.8% of the first votes. After his election to the Bundestag, he resigned from the Hamburg-Nord district assembly. In the Bundestag, Ploß is a member of the Committee for European Union Affairs and the Committee for Transport and Digital Infrastructure as well as a deputy member of the Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference.

Political positions

The political priorities of Ploß include the further development of the European Union, transport and infrastructure policy as well as the issue of "intergenerational equity". In a guest post in the WELT, Ploß called for the German pension system to be reformed and advocated a flexible retirement age, in which the amount of the pension would be linked to the working life.


  • The "New Commonwealth Society" . Franz Steiner, Stuttgart 2017, ISBN 978-3-515-11798-2 .
  • An ambitious climate policy for today and tomorrow . In: Brinkhaus & Hauptmann (ed.): A policy for tomorrow - The young generation demands their political rights . Herder Verlag, Freiburg im Breisgau 2020, ISBN 978-3-451-39386-0 .

Web links

Commons : Christoph Ploß  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ The regional executive committee - CDU Hamburg. Retrieved July 5, 2019 .
  2. ^ CDU district association Hamburg-Nord. Retrieved on July 5, 2019 (German).
  3. CV. In: Christoph Ploß. Retrieved on July 5, 2019 (German).
  4. ^ Franz Steiner Verlag: Person. Retrieved February 5, 2018 .
  5. Ploß is a pain in the ass and a bearer of hope for the CDU , Hamburger Abendblatt, May 10, 2014
  6. ^ Christoph Johannes Ploß: A society for the promotion of international law and order. The “New Commenwealth Society” as a laboratory of ideas for the supranational European integration process. In: Studies on modern history .. Volume 64, 2017, ISBN 978-3-515-11798-2
  7. MA PRESSEMEDIEN 2016 I: BAUER MEDIA GROUP UNMATCHED WITH ITS RANGE. In: January 27, 2016. Retrieved September 26, 2017 .
  8. ^ DNV-ONLINE, Hamburg, Germany: Bauer Media Group: Press spokesman Christoph Ploß on the way to the Bundestag? Retrieved April 30, 2018 .
  9. German Bundestag - Dr. Christoph Ploß . In: German Bundestag . ( [accessed April 30, 2018]).
  10. ^ Hamburger Abendblatt - Hamburg: Christoph Ploß remains chairman of the CDU Winterhude . ( [accessed on July 19, 2018]).
  11. Dr. Christoph J. Ploß (Winterhude) ( Memento from November 3, 2016 in the Internet Archive ), CDU district group Hamburg-Nord
  12. District assembly Hamburg-Nord: Meeting participants - Dr. Christoph Ploß
  13. ^ CDU Hamburg: The regional executive committee of the CDU Hamburg
  14. CDU district association Hamburg-Nord: district executive
  15. Christoph Ploß is CDU Bundestag candidate , Hamburger Abendblatt, November 16, 2016
  16. Statistical Office for Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein: Preliminary result of the 2017 Bundestag election in the constituencies compared to the 2013 Bundestag election; constituency 21 Hamburg-Nord - first vote. (PDF; 7.3 KB) In: September 24, 2017. Retrieved September 26, 2017 .
  17. Christoph Ploß: Christoph Ploß: Link the amount of pension to working life! In: THE WORLD . January 1, 2018 ( [accessed July 25, 2018]).