Ursula von der Leyen

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Ursula von der Leyen
(Ursula von der Leyen) 2019.07.16. Ursula von der Leyen presents her vision to MEPs 2 (cropped).jpg
Preses o the European Commission
Takin office
1 November 2019
SucceedinJean-Claude Juncker
Federal Meenister o Defence
In office
17 December 2013 – 17 Julie 2019
ChancellorAngela Merkel
Precedit biThomas de Maizière
Succeedit biAnnegret Kramp-Karrenbauer
Depute Leader o the Christian Democratic Union
Assumed office
15 November 2010
Servin with Volker Bouffier, Julia Klöckner, Armin Laschet and Thomas Strobl
LeaderAngela Merkel
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer
Precedit biChristian Wulff
Meenister o Labour an Social Affairs
In office
30 November 2009 – 17 December 2013
ChancellorAngela Merkel
Precedit biFranz Josef Jung
Succeedit biAndrea Nahles
Meenister o Faimily Affairs, Senior Ceetizens, Weemen an Youth
In office
22 November 2005 – 30 November 2009
ChancellorAngela Merkel
Precedit biRenate Schmidt
Succeedit biKristina Schröder
Lawer Saxony Meenister for Social Affairs, Weemen, Faimily an Heal
In office
4 Mairch 2003 – 22 November 2005
Meenister PresesChristian Wulff
Precedit biGitta Trauernicht
Succeedit biMechthild Ross-Luttmann
Member o the Bundestag
for Lower Saxony
Assumed office
27 September 2009
ConstituencyParty list
Personal details
Born (1958-10-08) 8 October 1958 (age 61)
Ixelles, Belgium
Poleetical pairtyChristian Democratic Union
Spoose(s)Heiko von der Leyen
Bairns7
Alma materVarsity o Göttingen
Varsity o Münster
Lunnon Schuil o Economics
Hannover Medical Schuil
ReligionLutheran

Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen, née Albrecht (born 8 October 1958 in Brussels) is a German politeecian who haes been the Meenister o Defence syne 2013, an is the first weeman in German history tae hauld that office.