Chancellor of Germany facts for kids
The Chancellor of Germany (German: Bundeskanzler, literally: federal chancellor) is the leader of the government of the Federal Republic of Germany. The Chancellor of Germany elected by the majority of the members of the Bundestag, the German parliament. The Chancellor is the German people's version of a Prime Minister or Premier.
Bundeskanzler (since 1949)
List of Chancellors since 1949
- Konrad Adenauer (CDU), 1949–1963
- Ludwig Erhard (CDU), 1963–1966
- Kurt Georg Kiesinger (CDU), 1966–1969
- Willy Brandt (SPD), 1969–1974
- Helmut Schmidt (SPD), 1974–1982
- Helmut Kohl (CDU), 1982–1998
- Gerhard Schröder (SPD), 1998–2005
- Angela Merkel (CDU), 2005– present
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