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Who’s Lasted the Longest?

Angela Merkel, the German chancellor who has been in that office since November 2005, is the West’s most senior incumbent leader. Merkel is standing for another re-election in the September 24, 2017 German federal elections. We wonder: Among countries with populations of at least one hundred thousand, which woman holds the record for the longest uninterrupted tenure as the elected head of government?

A. Indira Gandhi
B. Margaret Thatcher
C. Angela Merkel
D. Sheikh Hasina
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