Angela Merkel
Timeline: A United Kingdom of Scandinavia

OTL equivalent: Angela Merkel


8th Chancellor of Germany
22 November 2005 - present

Predecessor: Gerhard Schröder
Deputy Chancellor: Franz Müntefering
Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Guido Westerwelle
Philipp Rösler
Sigmar Gabriel
Birth: 17 July 1954
Hamburg, North Germany
Spouse: Joachim Sauer Political party: Christian Democratic Union Religion: Lutheranism

Angela Dorothea Merkel (née Kasner; born 17 July 1954) is a German politician and former research scientist who has been the Chancellor of Germany since 2005 and the Leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) since 2000. She is the first woman to hold either office.