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Merkel, AngelaEncyclopedia of Women in Today's World (2011)
Angela Merkel is Germany’s first female chancellor. A Protestant from the former East Germany, she was elected head of state in September 2005 and assumed office on November 22, 2005. She has been the chairwoman of her party, the conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU), since April 10, 2000.
EditorMary Zeiss Stange, Carol K. Oyster, and Jane E. Sloan
Citation InformationHeike Henderson. "Merkel, Angela" 1stThousand Oaks, CAEncyclopedia of Women in Today's World Vol. 2 (2011) p. 941 - 941
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/heike_henderson/31/