Angela Merkel
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Angela Merkel
Portrait of Angela Merkel

Chancellor of Germany
22 November 2005 – present

Predecessor Helmut Kohl

Leader of the Christian Democratic Union
10 April 2000 – present

Predecessor Wolfgang Schäuble

General Secretary of the Christian Democratic Union
7 November 1998 – 10 April 2000

Predecessor Peter Hintze
Successor Ruprecht Polenz

Member of the Bundestag
18 January 1991 – present

Predecessor Constituency established
Born 17 July 1954 (age 62)
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Full Name Angela Dorothea Merkel
Spouse Ulrich Merkel (1977–1982)
Joachim Sauer (1998–present)
Father Horst Kasner
Mother Herlind Jentzsch
Political Party Democratic Awakening (1989–1990)
Christian Democratic Union (1990–present)
Religion Lutheran
Profession Politician

Angela Dorothea Merkel (née Kasner; born 17 July 1954) is a German politician who is currently Chancellor of Germany. She is also the leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).

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