President of Germany


President Joachim Gauck of GermanyJoachim Gauck

Date of Birth: 24 January 1940
Birth Place: Rostock, Germany
Political Party: Independent
Arrival in Power: 18 March 2012
Religion: Lutheranism
Profession: Pastor

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Joachim Gauck was born in Rostock, Germany, in 1940. Joachim Gauck is the current President of Germany. Joachim Gauck was elected as the President of Germany in 2012 following the resignation of Christian Wulff.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joachim_Gauck

Updated on: May 15th, 2015

Chancellor of Germany


Chancellor Angela Merkel of GermanyAngela Merkel

Date of Birth: 17 July 1954
Birth Place: Hamburg, Germany
Political Party: Christian Democratic Union
Arrival in Power: 22 November 2005
Religion: Lutherian
Profession: Lutherian

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Angela Merkel was born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1954. Angela Merkel is the current Prime Minister or Chancellor of Germany and also the first woman to hold this post. Angela Merkel was educated at the University of Leipzig. Before joining politics she was a university researcher.

Angela Merkel ran in her first elections following the reunification of both Germanys, in 1990 she was thus elected to the Bundestag. Eventually she rose to become the leader of her political party the Christian Democratic Union. Her coalition was able to form the government following the 2005 elections. Angela Merkel formed a second government following the 2009 elections. Her Party was again able to form a ruling coalition following the 2013 elections.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angela_Merkel

Updated on: May 15th, 2015

Former President of Germany


Christian WulffChristian Wulff

Date of Birth: 19 June 1959
Birth Place: Osnabruck, Germany
Political Party: Christian Democratic Union
Arrival in Power: 30 June 2010
Religion: Roman Catholic
Profession: Lawyer, Politician

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Christian Wulff was born in Osnabruck, Germany, in 1959. Christian Wulff was the President of Germany. Christian Wulff obtained a law degree from the university of Osnabruck. Christian Wulff has been a member of the Christian Democratic Union since 1975, when he joined as a teen. In 2003 he became the Prime Minister of Lower Saxony. Christian Wulff held this post until he was elected as the new President of Germany in June 2010. Christian Wulff resigned in February 2012 following a corruption scandal.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Wulff

Updated on: December 14th, 2013

Former President of Germany


Jens BohrnsenJens Bohrnsen

Date of Birth: 12 June 1949
Birth Place: Bremen, Germany
Political Party: Social Democratic Party
Arrival in Power: 31 May 2010
Religion: aa
Profession: Lawyer, Politician

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Jens Bohrnsen was born in Bremen, Germany, in 1949. Jens Bohrnsen was the President of Germany. Jens Bohrnsen obtained a law degree from the university of Kiel. Jens Bohrnsen served as a judge, before becoming the Mayor of Bremen. Jens Bohrnsen became the President of Germany on May 31st following Horst Koehler's resignation.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jens_B%C3%B6hrnsen

Updated on: December 14th, 2013