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Dr. Hubert Lang was appointed Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain in summer 2007.

Prior to this assignment Dr. Lang was Consul General in Djidda/Saudi-Arabia. From September 2002 to July 2005 he served as Political Counselor at the German Embassy in Washington, where he was in charge of the Near and Middle East/North Africa-portefolio.

Before going to Washington Dr. Lang was Desk Officer for Middle East Peace-Process related questions at the Near East Department of the German Foreign Ministry.

Orientalist by his academic background, he has also served in Algier, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Paris, Rabat and Beirut.

Name

Hubert Lang

Date of Birth

27. Juli 1946

Place of Birth

Achern/Baden

Marital Status

married

Name of Spouse

Michèle Lang

Children

Three

1966

Abitur

1966-1968

University Freiburg im Breisgau

1968-1971

Training at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1971-1973

Arabic language studies in Mecas/Libanon

1973-1974

Algier

1974-1978

Abu Dhabi

1977

University Bonn

1978-1980

Head of Mission in Dubai

1980-1984

Paris

1984-1989

Rabat

1989-1995

Bonn

1992

University Hamburg

1995-1998

Beirut

1998-2002

Bonn/ Berlin (Desk Officer for

Middle East Peace-Process )

2002-2005

Washington

2005-2007

Consul General in Djidda

Since Juli 2007

German Ambassador in Bahrain

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