- Merkel became the first female Chancellor of Germany in 2005; serving her fourth term.
- Merkel remains the de facto leader of Europe.
- She earned a doctorate in quantum chemistry and worked as a research scientist.
- She leads a coalition government unpopular with voters, facing continuing storms from Brexit and growing anti-immigrant sentiment in Europe. ....
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