Angela Merkel – Chancellor of Germany

Angela Merkel was elected to the office of Chancellor of Germany , November 22, 2005 and has been the Leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) since 2000. Chancellor is the first female to hold either office.   Merkel initially trained as a physical chemist entered politics during the wake of the Revolutions of 1989 briefly serving […]

Horst Koehler Resigns as the President of Germany

On 31 May 2010, Köhler announced his resignation as President of Germany.[4] This came after German politicians criticised comments made by Köhler in relation to overseas military deployments:[5] Official page of the German President Biographical information (from the IMF) Horst Köhler’s speech in Berlin upon his election as president (MP3)