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  • Angela Merkel
    Angela Dorothea Merkel (/ ˈ m ɜːr k əl /; German: [aŋˈɡeːla ˈmɛʁkl̩]; née Kasner, born 17 July 1954) is a German politician serving as Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She served as the leader of the centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) from 2000 to 2018. Merkel has been widely described as the de facto leader of the European Union, the most powerful woman in the world ...
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  • The Local
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    The title Chancellor has designated different offices in the history of Germany. It is currently used for the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (German: Bundeskanzler() der Bundesrepublik Deutschland), the head of government of Germany.. The term, dating from the Early Middle Ages, is derived from the Latin term cancellarius.The modern office of chancellor evolved from the position ...
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