Léon Gloden was born on 9 December 1972 in Ettelbruck.

Education and qualifications

After graduating from secondary school, Léon Gloden went on to study at the University of Aix-Marseille, where he obtained a master's degree in European and international law at the Faculty of Law and Political Science. He completed his studies with degrees from the University College London (UCL) and the College of Europe Bruges. 

Governmental posts

Following the legislative elections of 8 October 2023, Léon Gloden was appointed Minister for Home Affairs on 17 November 2023 in the coalition government formed by the Christian Social People's Party (CSV) and the Democratic Party (DP). He is in charge of municipal affairs, internal security and immigration.

Other political posts

Léon Gloden has been a member of the CSV since 1999, and was first elected to the Parliament on the CSV list for the East district in 2009. He was re-elected in 2013, 2018 and 2023. In Parliament, he served as deputy chairman of the Committee on Institutions and Constitutional Review since 2018, and was co-rapporteur on the reform of the Constitution, deputy chairman of the Legal Committee and member of the Committee on Law Enforcement.

At local level, Léon Gloden served as a municipal councillor for Grevenmacher from 2000 to 2011. Following the municipal elections in 2011, he became mayor, a position he held until his appointment as Minister of Home Affairs in November 2023.

Professional activities

Léon Gloden was admitted to the Luxembourg Bar in 1999 and became a partner of Elvinger Hoss Prussen in 2007. He practiced as a lawyer until his appointment as Minister for Home Affairs in November 2023.

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