PHOTOS Former head of Austria's top court takes office as first female chancellor for the country

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Former head of Austria's top court takes office as first female chancellor for the country

Xinhua

07:34, June 04, 2019

Brigitte Bierlein makes a statement in Vienna, Austria, June 3, 2019. Brigitte Bierlein, the 69-year-old former head of Austria's top court, has officially taken office as the first female chancellor for the country. (Xinhua/Guo Chen)

Brigitte Bierlein makes a statement in Vienna, Austria, June 3, 2019. Brigitte Bierlein, the 69-year-old former head of Austria's top court, has officially taken office as the first female chancellor for the country. (Xinhua/Guo Chen)

Brigitte Bierlein makes a statement in Vienna, Austria, June 3, 2019. Brigitte Bierlein, the 69-year-old former head of Austria's top court, has officially taken office as the first female chancellor for the country. (Xinhua/Guo Chen)

Brigitte Bierlein makes a statement in Vienna, Austria, June 3, 2019. Brigitte Bierlein, the 69-year-old former head of Austria's top court, has officially taken office as the first female chancellor for the country. (Xinhua/Guo Chen)

Brigitte Bierlein makes a statement in Vienna, Austria, June 3, 2019. Brigitte Bierlein, the 69-year-old former head of Austria's top court, has officially taken office as the first female chancellor for the country. (Xinhua/Guo Chen)

Brigitte Bierlein makes a statement in Vienna, Austria, June 3, 2019. Brigitte Bierlein, the 69-year-old former head of Austria's top court, has officially taken office as the first female chancellor for the country. (Xinhua/Guo Chen)

Brigitte Bierlein makes a statement in Vienna, Austria, June 3, 2019. Brigitte Bierlein, the 69-year-old former head of Austria's top court, has officially taken office as the first female chancellor for the country. (Xinhua/Guo Chen)

Brigitte Bierlein makes a statement in Vienna, Austria, June 3, 2019. Brigitte Bierlein, the 69-year-old former head of Austria's top court, has officially taken office as the first female chancellor for the country. (Xinhua/Guo Chen)

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