Angela Merkel in den Büros der DDR-Oppositionsbewegung Demokratischer Aufbruch im Herbst 1989.
L’album photo d’Angela Merkel Angela Merkel as a young girl. She looks really happy and serene here.
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Angela Merkel (1954-Present) Germans chose Angela Merkel as their first female Chancellor because they knew they could rely on her steady hand. Trained as a physicist, Merkel entered politics as a second career after the fall of the Berlin Wall. She worked her way up the ranks of the right-of-center Christian Democratic Union and became the protégé of famed Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who tapped Merkel to become Minister for the Environment. In 1999, she demonstrated she was beholden to nobody…
March 2008 | Visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Yad Vashem