The CDU is the second largest party in the Bundestag, the German federal legislature, with 152 out of 736 seats, having won 18.9% of votes in the 2021 federal election. It forms the CDU/CSU Bundestag faction, also known as the Union, with its Bavarian counterpart, the Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU).
- 26 June 1945; 77 years ago
The Christian Democratic Union of Germany or Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (CDU) is one of the two main right of centre political parties in Germany. It describes itself as a Christian democratic, liberal and conservative party of the centre.
- 1870 (Centre Party), 1945 (CDU)
- Friedrich Merz
- Klingelhöferstraße 8, 10785 Berlin
The December 2021 Christian Democratic Union leadership election was held in December 2021. The leader of the party was elected indirectly by a party convention, for the first time the CDU held a vote by the membership to decide the candidate which the party's executive board proposed to the party convention.
- Friedrich Merz
CDU/CSU, unofficially the Union parties (German: Unionsparteien, pronounced [uˈni̯oːnspaʁˈtaɪ̯ən]) or the Union, is a centre-right Christian democratic political alliance of two political parties in Germany: the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) and the Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU).
- 1949; 74 years ago
A member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), she previously served as Leader of the Opposition from 2002 to 2005 and as Leader of the Christian Democratic Union from 2000 to 2018. Merkel was the first female chancellor of Germany.
- Christian Democratic Union (1990–present)
196 Frauen und Männer gehören der neuen CDU-/CSU-Fraktion im Bundestag an. Sie sind breit in der Bevölkerung verankert und haben immer ein offenes Ohr für die Bürgerinnen und Bürger. Pinnwand. Was wirklich wichtig ist. Hier geht es zur Pinnwand! Sagen Sie uns Ihre Meinung! Unternimmt die aktuelle Bundesregierung genug gegen die Inflation? Ja Nein
After being dismissed, Adenauer devoted himself to building a new political party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), which he hoped would embrace both Protestants and Catholics in a single party. According to Adenauer, a Catholic-only party would lead to German politics being dominated by anti-democratic parties yet again. 
The Christian Democratic Union of Germany ( German: Christlich-Demokratische Union Deutschlands, CDU) was an East German political party founded in 1945. It was part of the National Front with the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED) and a bloc party until 1989.
14. Mai 2023 · Christian Democratic Union (CDU), German Christlich-Demokratische Union, German centre-right political party that supports a free-market economy and social welfare programs but is conservative on social issues.
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The 2021 Christian Democratic Union leadership election is set to take place during the Christian Democratic Union party's 33rd Congress. It was set to take place in Berlin on the 25 April 2020, following Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer 's decision in February 2020 to resign as Leader of the party. 
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The history of German democracy is associated with fundamental decisions in German and European history. In Germany, the CDU emerged from 1945 as a reaction to the failure of the Weimar Republic, to National Socialism and World War.