Nicolaus Fest

German politician
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Nicolaus Fest
Nicolaus Fest.jpg
Member of the European Parliament
for Germany
Assumed office
2 July 2019[1][2]
Personal details
Born (1962-07-01) 1 July 1962 (age 60)
Hamburg, West Germany
(now Germany)
Political partyAlternative for Germany

Constantin Nicolaus Johannes Joachim Fest (born 1 July 1962) is a German politician (Alternative for Germany) and former journalist, who is serving as a Member of the European Parliament.[3]


Fest was deputy editor-in-chief of Bild am Sonntag of Springer SE. In 2014 he wrote a comment in which he called Islam an "obstacle to integration". Colleagues distanced themselves, the press council issued a reprimand and Fest left Springer Verlag. In 2016 he joined the AfD Berlin and stated he wanted to join the Bundestag some day.[4]

In 2019 he was elected as a member of the European Parliament.


After the death of the president of the European Parliament David Sassoli in 2022, Fest wrote: "Finally this bastard is gone" in a WhatsApp group of AfD MoP.[5]


  1. ^ "Key dates ahead". European Parliament. 20 May 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Key dates ahead". BBC News. 22 May 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Alle Gewählte in alphabetischer Reihenfolge". Der Bundeswahlleiter (in German). Retrieved 2 December 2019.
  4. ^ "ZEIT ONLINE | Lesen Sie mit Werbung oder im PUR-Abo. Sie haben die Wahl". Retrieved 11 January 2022.
  5. ^ "AfD-Politiker: Beschimpfungen und Frohlocken über Sassolis Tod". (in German). Retrieved 11 January 2022.

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