Angela Merkel

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Person.png Angela Merkel   Powerbase SourcewatchRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Angela Merkel.jpg
BornAngela Dorothea Kasner
1954-07-17
Hamburg, West Germany
NationalityGerman
Alma materLeipzig University
ReligionLutheranism
SpouseUlrich Merkel
Member ofAtlantik-Brücke
Interest ofStefan Kornelius
PartyDemocratic Awakening,  Christian Democratic Union

[[|x22px|link=Chancellor of Germany]] Chancellor of Germany

In office
22 November 2005 - Present
Preceded byGerhard Schröder

Employment.png Leader of the Christian Democratic Union

In office
10 April 2000 - Present

Employment.png Minister for the Environment

In office
17 November 1994 - 26 October 1998

Employment.png Minister for Women and Youth

In office
18 January 1991 - 17 November 1994

Employment.png Member of the Bundestag

In office
18 January 1991 - Present

Time Magazine's "person of the year" for 2015.[1]


US ties

Merkel's have been criticized for her close identification with US foreign policy. Two years before she became Chancellor, she gave a long and glowing defence of the US invasion of Iraq in the German Bundestag (parliament).[2] Merkel-usa.jpg


 

Event Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)
Bilderberg/20055 May 20058 May 2005Germany
Rottach-Egern


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