Albrecht family

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Group.png Albrecht family  
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Ursula von der Leyen.jpg
Ursula von der Leyen, descendent of the family and current President of the European Commission
InterestsGermany
Membership• Berthold Albrecht
• Beate Heister
• Karl Albrecht
• Karl Albrecht Jr.
• Theo Albrecht
• Theo Albrecht Jr.
• Ernst Albrecht
• Hans-Holger Albrecht
• Ursula von der Leyen
North German family; prominent as civil servants, politicians and businesspeople.

The Albrecht family is a prominent and secretive German family. The family is descended from Barthold Albrecht who was a pastor born in 1557. His descendants have been influential in their field of work. According to Forbes, the family is worth 53.5 billion dollars.[1]

Ursula von der Leyen née Albrecht is the current President of the European Commission and former German Defence Minister.

The family founded Aldi (a syllabic abbreviation for Albrecht Diskont) the supermarket in 1962.

The family also own Trader Joe's in the United States.



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