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

2 monthes 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

2 monthes 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

2 monthes 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

2 monthes 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

2 monthes ago   |   By ABC News


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