Markus Thomas Theodor Söder (born 5 January 1967) is a German politician serving as Minister-President of Bavaria since 2018 and Leader of the Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU) since 2019. Background, education and military service Söder was born in Nuremberg and is the son of a building contractor. 
On 5 January 2023, Minister-President Dr Markus Söder attended the funeral services for His Holiness Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI in the Vatican. On 27 September 2022, Minister-President Dr Markus Söder met the CEO of Apple Inc, Tim Cook, for talks at the State Chancellery.
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