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Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel

Angela Dorothea Merkel is a German politician and former research scientist who has been the Chancellor of Germany since 2005.

Famous Facts

  • After the fall of the Berlin Wall, she was politically active in a democratic party which later became part of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).
  • In 2005 she set two records at the same time: first female chancellor of Germany, and first political leader of a unified Germany who was a citizen of the former GDR (East Germany).

Angela Merkel

“The euro is our common fate, and Europe is our common future”

Angela Merkel