|Christian Deutsches Union|
CKPD, UDV, NPD
|Ideology||Social Conservative, German Nationalism, Ethnic Nationalism, Fiscal Conservatism, Anti-Communism|
|Political position||Right Wing|
The CDU is a german political party, and the current ruling party of germany. The party was formed in 1976 by CKPD leader Helmut Kohl, and became a broad coalition of small right wing and centre right parties. Kohl lead the party to victory in 1978 and increased his majority in successive elections.