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Ursula von der Leyen

1958 - Today

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Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen (German: [ˈʊʁzula ˈɡeːɐ̯tʁuːt fɔn dɐ ˈlaɪən] (listen); née Albrecht, born 8 October 1958) is a German politician who has been serving as the president of the European Commission since 2019. She served in the German federal government between 2005 and 2019, holding successive positions in Angela Merkel's cabinet, most recently as minister of defence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ursula von der Leyen has received more than 4,837,270 page views. Her biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Ursula von der Leyen is the 470th most popular politician (up from 951st in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 42nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Belgian Politician.

Ursula von der Leyen is a German politician and the current Federal Minister of Defence. She is the first woman to hold this position.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Ursula von der Leyen ranks 470 out of 15,577Before her are Arcadius, Robert the Bruce, Handan Sultan, Rudolf Höss, Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, and John Adams. After her are Mustafa III, Leopold I of Belgium, Murad V, Imre Nagy, Xanthippe, and Agrippina the Younger.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1958, Ursula von der Leyen ranks 3Before her are Michael Jackson and Madonna. After her are Olaf Scholz, Alec Baldwin, Andrea Bocelli, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, Tim Burton, Gary Oldman, Viggo Mortensen, and Sharon Stone.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Ursula von der Leyen ranks 18 out of 1,019Before her are Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908), Philip I of Castile (1478), Anthony van Dyck (1599), Orlande de Lassus (1534), Albert II of Belgium (1934), and Mary of Burgundy (1457). After her are Rogier van der Weyden (1390), Frans Hals (1582), Leopold III of Belgium (1901), Georges Simenon (1903), Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy (1480), and Georges Lemaître (1894).

Among POLITICIANS In Belgium

Among politicians born in Belgium, Ursula von der Leyen ranks 8Before her are Pepin the Short (715), Clovis I (466), Leopold II of Belgium (1835), Philip I of Castile (1478), Albert II of Belgium (1934), and Mary of Burgundy (1457). After her are Leopold III of Belgium (1901), Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy (1480), Albert I of Belgium (1875), Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1697), Mary of Hungary (1505), and Baudouin of Belgium (1930).

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