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[Video] How Germany's Angela Merkel has stayed in power for so long

[Video] How Germany's Angela Merkel has stayed in power for so long

[Video] How Germany's Angela Merkel has stayed in power for so long

Angela Merkel has been Chancellor of Germany for just over 15 years, an incredible amount of time for any leader.

Merkel’s 15 years in power

Angela Merkel assumed the office of Chancellor of Germany on November 22, 2005. For 15 years she has guided Germany, winning four general elections, leading the country through the financial crisis of 2008, committing to the closure of Germany’s nuclear power plants, and even overseeing Germany’s World Cup win in 2014.

Check out this video, which explains how Angela Merkel has managed to stay at the helm of the German government for so long.

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William studied a masters in Classics at the University of Amsterdam. He is a big fan of Ancient History and football, particularly his beloved Watford FC.

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