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Nine German ‘Powerfrauen’ you should know about

Nine German 'Powerfrauen' you should know about
Sahra Wagenknecht, parliamentary leader of Die Linke in the Bundestag. Photo: DPA
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.

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