Angela Merkel

1954 - Today

Angela Merkel

Angela Dorothea Merkel (née Kasner; born 17 July 1954) is a German politician who has been Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She served as Leader of the Opposition from 2002 to 2005 and as Leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) from 2000 to 2018. A member of the Christian Democratic Union, Merkel is the first female Chancellor of Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Angela Merkel has received more than 12,584,980 page views. Her biography is available in 146 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 118th most popular politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 13M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 79.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 146

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Angela Merkel ranks 117 out of 14,801Before her are Cardinal Richelieu, Murad I, Claudius, Mehmed III, Hermann Göring, and Philip IV of France. After her are Vespasian, Pol Pot, Kim Jong-il, Amenhotep III, Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Kösem Sultan.

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Among people born in 1954, Angela Merkel ranks 1After her are Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Jackie Chan, Hugo Chávez, John Travolta, Denzel Washington, François Hollande, Jean-Claude Juncker, James Cameron, Shinzō Abe, Emir Kusturica, and Sócrates.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Angela Merkel ranks 39 out of 3,763Before her are Erwin Rommel (1891), Pope Benedict XVI (1927), Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859), Marlene Dietrich (1901), Friedrich Schiller (1759), and Hermann Göring (1893). After her are Adolf Eichmann (1906), Josef Mengele (1911), Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (912), John Amos Comenius (1592), Bernhard Riemann (1826), and Hannah Arendt (1906).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Angela Merkel ranks 7Before her are Otto von Bismarck (1815), Henry Kissinger (1923), Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor (1122), Heinrich Himmler (1900), Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859), and Hermann Göring (1893). After her are Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (912), Joseph Goebbels (1897), Reinhard Heydrich (1904), Konrad Adenauer (1876), Frederick the Great (1712), and Klemens von Metternich (1773).

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