- About Ursula von der Leyen
Full name: Ursula von der Leyen
Also known as: Leyen, Ursulavonder, Ursulavonder Leyen
Professions: German politician
- Ursula von der Leyen Biography
Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen, née Albrecht (born 8 October 1958 in Brussels) is a German politician who has been the Minister of Defence since 2013, and is the first woman in German history to hold that office. A physician by trade, she previously also served as the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs from 2009 to 2013 and as the Minister of Senior Citizens, Women and Youth from 2005 to 2009. Von der Leyen has regularly been tipped as a possible future successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel and she regularly polls among the most popular politicians in Germany.
- Ursula von der Leyen Family