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  • Germany
    Sunday Sep 27, 1998
    Angela Merkel

    The Kohl Government Defeat

    Germany
    Sunday Sep 27, 1998

    After the Kohl Government was defeated at the 1998 election, Merkel was appointed Secretary-General of the CDU, a key position as the party was no longer part of the federal government.




  • Germany
    Wednesday Dec 30, 1998
    Angela Merkel

    2nd Marriage

    Germany
    Wednesday Dec 30, 1998

    Her second and current husband is quantum chemist and professor Joachim Sauer, who has largely remained out of the media spotlight. They first met in 1981, became a couple later and married privately on 30 December 1998.




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