Who is the Austrian Politician Set to Become the World's Youngest Leader?

31-year-old Sebastian Kurz's party won the largest share of the vote in Austria's election
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31-year-old Sebastian Kurz's party won the largest share of the vote in Austria's election but fell short of an overall majority. With the center-right People's Party securing around 32% of the vote in Sunday's election, Kurz will now have to negotiate a coalition deal. The party's most likely partner is the far-right Freedom Party.

If a deal is reached, the youthful politician will become the country's Chancellor. He is younger than North Korea's Leader Kim Jong-Un (33) and Ireland's Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (38).

Kurz became Europe's youngest Foreign Minister at the age of 27 when was appointed to the role in 2013. Previously a member of Vienna's City Council, Kurz was a student of law and has completed Austria's compulsory military service.

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