As of 2014, Joachim Gauck is the president of Germany. The 72-year-old was elected to the position on March 18, 2012, in Berlin after receiving 991 of the 1,228 valid votes.Continue Reading
After being elected, Gauck was sworn into the position on March 23, 2012, before members of parliament. Gauck is the 11th federal president to move into the position's official residence, the Bellevue Palace. He is a former Lutheran pastor who made a name for himself as an anti-communism activist in East Germany.
In Germany, presidents serve for 5 years and can only be re-elected once; the terms must be served consecutively.Learn more about Elections
Numberway lists a variety of options to find a person or business in Germany, such as Das Telefonbuch, GoYellow and Gelbe Seiten. To find a local business in Germany use Das Örtlich.Full Answer >
Every four years, there is a presidential election in the United States in which citizens vote for electors who vote for the president and vice president. The requirements for president and vice president are that each candidate is 35 years old, a natural born American citizen and an American resident for at least 14 years. It is no longer possible to serve a third term as president.Full Answer >
Hillary Clinton announced her intention to seek the Democratic Party's nomination for president of the United States in 2016 on April 12, 2015. On that date, she launched her official campaign website, released a video explaining her desire to run for president, and tweeted her intention to do so.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the president of Iraq is Jalal Talabani, who has held this position since 2005. As of May 2014, he has been undergoing treatment in Germany after suffering a stroke in December 2012.Full Answer >