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Angela Merkel
Chancellor o Germany
Assumed office
22 November 2005
Preses Horst Köhler
Christian Wulff
Joachim Gauck
Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Depute Franz Müntefering
Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Guido Westerwelle
Philipp Rösler
Sigmar Gabriel
Olaf Scholz
Precedit bi Gerhard Schröder
Leader o the Christian Democratic Union
In office
10 Aprile 2000 – 7 December 2018
Precedit bi Wolfgang Schäuble
Succeedit bi Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer
Minister o the Environment
In office
17 November 1994 – 26 October 1998
Chancellor Helmut Kohl
Precedit bi Klaus Töpfer
Succeedit bi Jürgen Trittin
Meenister o Weemen an Youth
In office
18 Januar 1991 – 17 November 1994
Chancellor Helmut Kohl
Precedit bi Ursula Lehr
Succeedit bi Claudia Nolte
Personal details
Born Angela Dorothea Kasner
(1954-07-17) 17 Julie 1954 (age 65)
Hamburg, Wast Germany
Poleetical pairty Democratic Awakenin (1989–1990)
Christian Democratic Union (1990–present)
Spoose(s) Ulrich Merkel (1977–1982)
Joachim Sauer (1998–present)
Alma mater Varsity o Leipzig
Religion Lutheranism
Awards GER Bundesverdienstkreuz 7 Grosskreuz.svg

Angela Merkel (born Kasner) (born in Hamburgh , 17 Julie 1954) is the current chancellor o Germany. She wis electit in 2005; she wis confirmed in affice in 2009 an 2013 (only juist missin an overaw majority), an stairtit her fowert term in 2018 efter her pairty got a reduced nummer o votes in the 2017 Bundestag election. She is currently a member o the CDU, Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (the Christian Union o Germany). Merkel grew up in the umwhile East Germany.

Merkel propaled in 2018 that she intends tae staund doon as Chancellor in 2021. She haes made major decisions affectin the European Union, such as in the Refugee Creesis an Eurozone Creesis.