Falko Droßmann

Falko Droßmann


Member of the German Bundestag & Lieutenant Colonel

Falko Droßmann is an SPD politician and a lieutenant colonel. He has been a member of the German Bundestag since September 26, 2021.

Falko Droßmann was born on December 11, 1973, in Wipperfürth, a small town near Cologne. From 1991 to 1994, he served as a police officer. He then attended high school and graduated in 1997. Afterwards, he began his service as an officer in the Air Force and started studying history at the Helmut Schmidt University – University of the Federal Armed Forces in Hamburg in 1999.

In 2001, he joined the SPD. He completed his studies with a Master of Arts degree in 2002, before becoming a career soldier in 2005. During his service, he served as a UN military observer and was awarded the Bundeswehr Cross of Honour in Silver. Since 2016, his service has been on hold because he was elected as the district office manager in Hamburg-Mitte, where he was responsible for more than 1,700 civil servants. He held this position for six years before being elected to the German Bundestag in 2021, where he now serves on the Defense Committee, the Subcommittee on Disarmament, the Human Rights Committee, and as a deputy member of the Foreign Affairs Committee. Since February 2022, he has also been the spokesperson for queer politics for the SPD parliamentary group.