HAMBURG – With Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (56) receives German chancellor Angela Merkel and her droomopvolger as party leader of the CDU. AKK, as they’re called, was made earlier this year by Merkel persuaded to national secretary-general.
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and Angela Merkel.
AKK reported at 18 years of age at the time of the CDU and discovered her passion for politics. Before that, she wanted to actually a midwife or become a teacher. She studied law and political science.
Her first political job she got as a member of the city council of her hometown of Püttlingen. That she did with so much success, that quickly, the following steps were followed. After several ministersposten in the state of Saarland, she was in 2011, prime minister of the smallest state in Germany. She gave up that post in February to secretary-general of the CDU.
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer new leader CDU
The same sober, analytical political style
Merkel and Kramp-Karrenbauer work together for years and have the same sober, analytical political style. The new party leader is in the corridors, also called “mini-Merkel”.
Also, politically they are not far from each other. The content is AKK for the price that Merkel uitstippelde. She is only in the field of migrants for a harder course.
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