Thorsten Schäfer-Gümbel was born in 1969 in Oberstdorf and grew up in Giessen.

He is Group- and Regional Chairman of the Hessian SPD and Vice Chairman of the SPD since 15th November 2013. In 2013 he was the top candidate of the SPD Hesse and Hessian Prime Minister.

In the photo below during the Frankfurt Book Fair in an interview with Thomas Piketty, whose successful book bound »Capital in the 21st Century« inspired us for »Eigentum verpflichtet« (engl. »Property entails responsibility«) and the research of Article 14 of the Constitution.