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Who Is Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer? Angela Merkel Replacement As CDU Head Likely to Become Europe's Next Leader

11 days ago   |   By Newsweek

Kramp-Karrenbauer, also known colloquially as AKK, is an ally of Merkel who is likely to continue the chancellor's policies into the future.
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Merkel acolyte elected leader after touting party as the ‘last unicorn' in polarized Europe

Merkel acolyte elected leader after touting party as the ‘last unicorn' in polarized Europe

11 days ago   |   By National Post

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's favored candidate, won the vote to succeed her as head of Germany's ruling Christian Democratic party. The 56-year-old Merkel acolyte defeated Friedrich Merz.
Kramp-Karrenbauer offered her fellow candidates, Merz and Jens Spahn, a role in running the CDU, extending a hand following the hotly contested race to succeed Merkel. In his concession speech, Merz offered his backing for Kramp-Karrenbauer and urged his supporters to get behind the party's new leader.
The 56-year-old Merkel acolyte defeated Merz in the second round of voting after Spahn...
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Picking Kramp-Karrenbauer as Leader, German Conservatives Choose Continuity

11 days ago   |   By NY Times

The center-right Christian Democratic Union elected Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer to carry the party into the post-Merkel era.
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Merkel's ally Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer elected to lead Germany's CDU party

Merkel's ally Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer elected to lead Germany's CDU party

11 days ago   |   By RT

Often referred to as Angela Merkel's “protege” and even “Mini Merkel,” CDU General Secretary Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been chosen as the conservative German party's next leader.
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Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, is elected new leader of Merkel's party

11 days ago   |   By ABC News


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