Thursday, December 10, 2015

TIME Person of the Year

Angela Merkel

Time magazine has named German Chancellor Angela Merkel its “Person of the Year” for 2015.Merkel recently observed the 10th anniversary of being leader of Europe’s largest economy.She was named for her role in Europe’s crises over migration and Greek debt as she had provided steadfast moral leadership in a world where it is in short supply.Angela Merkel (full name- Angela Dorothea Kasner) was born on 17 July 1954 in Hamburg, West Germany.She is trained as a physicist and had entered politics after the 1989 fall of the Berlin WallIn 2005 national elections, Merkel became Germany’s first female chancellor, and one of the leading figures of the European Union.

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