Who is the president of Germany?


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The Government of Germany
Conventional Name: Federal Republic of Germany
Government Type: federal republic
Voting Age: 18 years of age; universal
Chief: President Joachim Gauck
Head: Chancellor Angela Merkel
Legislature: unicameral National Assembly (53 seats; 48 members elected by popular vote, 5 appointed by the president; to serve five-year terms)
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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.

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