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Angela Merkel
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Angela Merkel has been Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany since 22 November 2005. She was previously Chairwoman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group in the German Bundestag. Angela Merkel was born in 1954 and holds a doctorate in physics.

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Born on 17 July 1954 in Hamburg; married

1973
Abitur (higher education entrance qualification) in Templin

1973 - 1978
Studied Physics at Leipzig University

1978 - 1990
Member of the academic staff at the Central Institute of Physical Chemistry at the Academy of Sciences

1986
Awarded a doctorate

1989
Member of "Demokratischer Aufbruch" (Democratic Awakening)

since 1990
Member of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU)

1990
Deputy Government Spokeswoman of the de Maizière Government

since 1990
Member of the German Bundestag

1991 - 1998
Deputy Chairwoman of the CDU

1993 - 2000
Chairwoman of the CDU Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

1991 - 1994
Federal Minister for Women and Youth

1994 - 1998
Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

1998 - 2000
General Secretary of the CDU Germany

since 2000
Chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union Germany (CDU)

2002 - 2005
Chairwoman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group in the German Bundestag

since November 2005
Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany

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Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel

Chancellor

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Federal Minister of the Interior, Building and Community

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Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs

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Peter Altmaier

Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy

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Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection

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Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

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Federal Minister of Defence

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Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth

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Jens Spahn, designierter Bundesminister für Gesundheit

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Federal Minister of Health

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Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure

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Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

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Anja Karliczek, designierte Bundesministerin für Bildung und Forschung

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Federal Minister of Education and Research

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Gerd Müller

Gerd Müller

Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development

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Helge Braun, Staatsminister für Bund-Länder-Angelegenheiten und Bürokratieabbau sowie Stellvertreter des Chefs des Bundeskanzleramtes.

Helge Braun

Head of the Federal Chancellery and Federal Minister for Special Tasks

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