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Sahra Wagenknecht, parliamentary leader of Die Linke in the Bundestag. Photo: DPA
Nine German 'Powerfrauen' you should know about
The Local · 8 Mar 2016, 11:25
Published: 08 Mar 2016 10:08 GMT+01:00
Updated: 08 Mar 2016 11:25 GMT+01:00
From footballers to Frau Merkel, Germany's zealous women have made it far in a man's world. We look at seven of the most renowned on International Women's Day.
Tuesday is International Women's Day - and Germany has more than its fair share of "Powerfrauen" to celebrate.
We've compiled a list of seven of the most renowned women who hail from Deutschland that you definitely should know about.
Simone Bagel-Trah of Henkel AG. Photo: DPA.
GALLERY: Seven of Germany's top power women
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