Ursula von der Leyen

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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 and European Union politician who has been President of the European Commission since 1 December 2019. She served in the German federal government from 2005 to 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 4,084,342 page views. Her biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Ursula von der Leyen is the 952nd most popular politician (up from 1,292nd in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Belgium (up from 52nd in 2019) and the 17th 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, Ursula von der Leyen ranks 952 out of 15,710Before her are Archduchess Gisela of Austria, Maurice, Prince of Orange, William Henry Harrison, Christian VIII of Denmark, Michael III, and Miloš Zeman. After her are Baldwin I of Jerusalem, Tristan, Pietro Badoglio, Aemilianus, Gediminas, and Anton Drexler.

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Among people born in 1958, Ursula von der Leyen ranks 4Before her are Michael Jackson, Madonna, and Andrea Bocelli. After her are Neil deGrasse Tyson, Gary Oldman, Tim Burton, Sharon Stone, Viggo Mortensen, Michelle Pfeiffer, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, and Prince.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Ursula von der Leyen ranks 42 out of 899Before her are César Franck (1822), Rogier van der Weyden (1390), William III of the Netherlands (1817), Simon Stevin (1548), Pepin of Herstal (635), and Henry van de Velde (1863). After her are Guillaume Du Fay (1397), Abraham Ortelius (1527), Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568), James Ensor (1860), Johannes Ockeghem (1410), and Marguerite Yourcenar (1903).

Among POLITICIANS In Belgium

Among politicians born in Belgium, Ursula von der Leyen ranks 17Before her are Mary of Hungary (1505), Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1697), Baudouin of Belgium (1930), Eleanor of Austria (1498), William III of the Netherlands (1817), and Pepin of Herstal (635). After her are Margaret of Parma (1522), Samo (600), Léon Degrelle (1906), Princess Stéphanie of Belgium (1864), Paul-Henri Spaak (1899), and Herman Van Rompuy (1947).

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