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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 doctorare in physics.

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emBorn 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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Sigmar Gabriel

Sigmar Gabriel

Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs

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Brigitte Zypries

Brigitte Zypries

Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy

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Thomas de Maizière

Thomas de Maizière

Federal Minister of the Interior

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Heiko Maas

Heiko Maas

Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection

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Christian Schmidt

Christian Schmidt

Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture / Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure

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Ursula von der Leyen

Ursula von der Leyen

Federal Minister of Defence

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Katarina Barley

Katarina Barley

Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth / Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

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Hermann Gröhe

Hermann Gröhe

Minister of Health

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Barbara Hendricks

Barbara Hendricks

Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety

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Johanna Wanka

Johanna Wanka

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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Peter Altmaier

Peter Altmaier

Head of the Federal Chancellery and Federal Minister for Special Tasks / Federal Minister of Finance

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