Angela Dorothea Merkel (1954 - ) is the current Chancellor of Germany and leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU). She has a clear presence in Europe, as the head of its strongest economy. As a leader, she has shown remarkable strength and durability along with political astuteness and skill. She has shown both toughness and compassion. She retains both a high profile and reputation internationally, and capacity for negotiation. She takes risks.
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