22/11/2005 Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany
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Angela Merkel celebrates victory in German election
Angela Merkel was nominated by the CDU/CSU party. The German federal election resulted in the CDU/CSU forming a grand coalition with the SPD. Merkel stated that her government will mainly attempt to reduce unemployment.