Angela Merkel
Wiki, Height, Age, Net Worth, Family 2019


: 17 July 1954


: Hamburg, Germany


: 65 years old


: Cancer


  • German stateswoman who is the current Chancellor of Germany and the leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU)
Real name: Angela Dorothea Merkel


How tall is Angela Merkel? 165 cm / 5 ft 5 in
When was Angela Merkel born? 17 July 1954
How old is Angela Merkel in 2019? 65 years
Where was Angela Merkel born? Hamburg, Germany
Zodiac sign: Cancer

Net worth 2019 (estimated)

How much does Angela Merkel worth? $11,500,000

Nationality: German
Hair color: Brown
Eyes color: Blue

Who is Angela Merkel? / Facts

  • A former research scientist with a doctorate in physical chemistry, Merkel entered politics in the wake of the Revolutions of 1989, and briefly served as a deputy spokesperson for the first democratically-elected East German Government headed by Lothar de Maizière in 1990
  • Following German reunification in 1990, Merkel was elected to the Bundestag for Stralsund-Nordvorpommern-Rügen in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, a seat she has held ever since
  • Merkel was appointed as the Minister for Women and Youth in the federal government under Chancellor Helmut Kohl in 1991, and became the Minister for the Environment in 1994
  • After her party lost the federal election in 1998, Merkel was elected Secretary-General of the CDU before becoming the party's first woman leader two years later in the aftermath of a donations scandal that toppled Wolfgang Schäuble
  • Following the 2005 federal election, Merkel was appointed Germany's first woman Chancellor at the head of a grand coalition consisting of the CDU, its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), and the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD)
  • In the 2009 federal election, the CDU obtained the largest share of the vote and Merkel was able to form a coalition government with the support of the Free Democratic Party (FDP)
  • At the 2013 federal election, Merkel won a landslide victory with 41.5% of the vote, falling just short of an overall majority, and formed a second grand coalition with the SPD, after the FDP lost all of its representation in the Bundestag


  • Whoever decides to dedicate their life to politics knows that earning money isn't the top priority.

  • The euro is our common fate, and Europe is our common future.

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