Merkel and Von Der Leyen The Two Women Who Could Transform Europe

With Ursula von der Leyen as Commission President and German Chancellor Angela Merkel about to take over the presidency of the European Council, the European Union is set to be run by two German women with a long history. The Continent might never be the same. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
Angela Merkel and Ursula von der Leyen

Angela Merkel and Ursula von der Leyen

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DER SPIEGEL 25/2020
Angela Merkel and other EU heads of government, seen here at a summit in Brussels in 2007.

Angela Merkel and other EU heads of government, seen here at a summit in Brussels in 2007.

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