Christian Deutsches Union
Founder Helmut Kohl
Founded 1976

Preceded by

Youth Wing


Deutsche Jugend

Ideology Social Conservative, German Nationalism, Ethnic Nationalism, Fiscal Conservatism, Anti-Communism
Political position Right Wing
Official colours Black

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.