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World's most powerful woman

July 17, 2014, 12:09 UTC+3
Best photos of Angela Merkel in this gallery by ITAR-TASS
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Angela Merkel in Cape Point, South Africa, in 2000
Angela Merkel in Cape Point, South Africa, in 2000
Angela Merkel in Cape Point, South Africa, in 2000
© EPA/JAQUIE PRINSLOO/HO
Angela Merkel at a traditional carnival in 2001
Angela Merkel at a traditional carnival in 2001
Angela Merkel at a traditional carnival in 2001
© EPA/Patrick_Seeger
Angela Merkel (right) with a hotdog during her election campaign in 2004
Angela Merkel (right) with a hotdog during her election campaign in 2004
Angela Merkel (right) with a hotdog during her election campaign in 2004
© AP Photo/Jens Meyer
Angela Merkel (L) shakes hands with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in 2001
Angela Merkel (L) shakes hands with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in 2001
Angela Merkel (L) shakes hands with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in 2001
© EPA PHOTO PPO/MOHAMMED RAWAS/jh
Angela Merkel holds young penguin 'Helmut` in Hanover's zoo in 2002
Angela Merkel holds young penguin 'Helmut` in Hanover's zoo in 2002
Angela Merkel holds young penguin 'Helmut` in Hanover's zoo in 2002
© EPA PHOTO DPA/RAINER JENSEN/rj/tm fob
Angela Merkel in Istanbul's old city, Turkey, in 2004
Angela Merkel in Istanbul's old city, Turkey, in 2004
Angela Merkel in Istanbul's old city, Turkey, in 2004
© AP Photo/Murad Sezer
Angela Merkel in German Saarbruecken in 2006
Angela Merkel in German Saarbruecken in 2006
Angela Merkel in German Saarbruecken in 2006
© EPA/Boris Roessler
Angela Merkel sits in a Smart hybrid car during the 62th International Auto Show in Frankfurt in 2007
Angela Merkel sits in a Smart hybrid car during the 62th International Auto Show in Frankfurt in 2007
Angela Merkel sits in a Smart hybrid car during the 62th International Auto Show in Frankfurt in 2007
© AP Photo/Bernd Kammerer
German Chancellor during her visit to Jerusalem, 2008
German Chancellor during her visit to Jerusalem, 2008
German Chancellor during her visit to Jerusalem, 2008
©  AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, Pool
At a security conference in Munich, 2009
At a security conference in Munich, 2009
At a security conference in Munich, 2009
© ITAR-TASS/EPA
Angela Merkel at the CeBIT IT exhibition opening in Hannover in 2010
Angela Merkel at the CeBIT IT exhibition opening in Hannover in 2010
Angela Merkel at the CeBIT IT exhibition opening in Hannover in 2010
© EPA
German Chancellor at a EU summit in 2011
German Chancellor at a EU summit in 2011
German Chancellor at a EU summit in 2011
© EPA/OLIVER BERG
German Chancellor arrives at Athens airport in 2012
German Chancellor arrives at Athens airport in 2012
German Chancellor arrives at Athens airport in 2012
© ITAR-TASS/EPA/HANNBIAL HANSCHKE
Angela Merkel at the  Gillamoos fair in Bavaria, 2012
Angela Merkel at the  Gillamoos fair in Bavaria, 2012
Angela Merkel at the Gillamoos fair in Bavaria, 2012
© ITAR-TASS/EPA/PETER KNEFFEL
Angela Merkel receives flowers on her birthday in 2013
Angela Merkel receives flowers on her birthday in 2013
Angela Merkel receives flowers on her birthday in 2013
© ITAR-TASS/EPA/MICHAEL KAPPELER
German Chancellor visits Afghanistan in 2013
German Chancellor visits Afghanistan in 2013
German Chancellor visits Afghanistan in 2013
© ITAR-TASS/EPA/KAY NIETFELD
©  AP Photo/Michael Sohn
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel during the G20 summit in St. Petersburg in 2013
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel during the G20 summit in St. Petersburg in 2013
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel during the G20 summit in St. Petersburg in 2013
© AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko
Angela Merkel and Joachim Gauck celebrate Germany's victory at the World Cup in Brazil on July 13, 2014
Angela Merkel and Joachim Gauck celebrate Germany's victory at the World Cup in Brazil on July 13, 2014
Angela Merkel and Joachim Gauck celebrate Germany's victory at the World Cup in Brazil on July 13, 2014
© EPA/MARCUS BRANDT
© ITAR-TASS/EPA/Wolfgang Kumm
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Angela Merkel in Cape Point, South Africa, in 2000
© EPA/JAQUIE PRINSLOO/HO
Angela Merkel at a traditional carnival in 2001
© EPA/Patrick_Seeger
Angela Merkel (right) with a hotdog during her election campaign in 2004
© AP Photo/Jens Meyer
Angela Merkel (L) shakes hands with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in 2001
© EPA PHOTO PPO/MOHAMMED RAWAS/jh
Angela Merkel holds young penguin 'Helmut` in Hanover's zoo in 2002
© EPA PHOTO DPA/RAINER JENSEN/rj/tm fob
Angela Merkel in Istanbul's old city, Turkey, in 2004
© AP Photo/Murad Sezer
Angela Merkel in German Saarbruecken in 2006
© EPA/Boris Roessler
Angela Merkel sits in a Smart hybrid car during the 62th International Auto Show in Frankfurt in 2007
© AP Photo/Bernd Kammerer
German Chancellor during her visit to Jerusalem, 2008
©  AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, Pool
At a security conference in Munich, 2009
© ITAR-TASS/EPA
Angela Merkel at the CeBIT IT exhibition opening in Hannover in 2010
© EPA
German Chancellor at a EU summit in 2011
© EPA/OLIVER BERG
German Chancellor arrives at Athens airport in 2012
© ITAR-TASS/EPA/HANNBIAL HANSCHKE
Angela Merkel at the Gillamoos fair in Bavaria, 2012
© ITAR-TASS/EPA/PETER KNEFFEL
Angela Merkel receives flowers on her birthday in 2013
© ITAR-TASS/EPA/MICHAEL KAPPELER
German Chancellor visits Afghanistan in 2013
© ITAR-TASS/EPA/KAY NIETFELD
©  AP Photo/Michael Sohn
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel during the G20 summit in St. Petersburg in 2013
© AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko
Angela Merkel and Joachim Gauck celebrate Germany's victory at the World Cup in Brazil on July 13, 2014
© EPA/MARCUS BRANDT
© ITAR-TASS/EPA/Wolfgang Kumm

BERLIN, July 17. /ITAR-TASS/.

Angela Merkel (Angela Dorothea Kasner) was born on July 17, 1954 in Hamburg, Germany. She was born to a family of a Lutheran pastor and a teacher.

Merkel finished school with honors. At school, she learned to speak Russian fluently.

Then, she  went on to study physics at Leipzig university. She worked as a researcher at the Academy of Sciences in Berlin-Adlershof till 1990. There, she received her doctorate degree.

Angela Merkel got involved in politics in late 1980’s. After the Kohl Government was defeated at the 1998 election, Merkel was appointed Secretary-General of the CDU. Her popularity grew considerably.

After winning elections in November 2005, Angela Merkel has been Chancellor of Germany.  Her ratings in Germany have remained high during her office. In 2007 the was backed by 76% of German population, which makes a record for a chancellor.

Angela Merkel has repeatedly been named world’s most powerful woman.

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