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Willy Brandt, portrait / photo, 1978
Brandt, Willy.
German politician (SPD, Social Democratic Party of Germany); Lübeck
(Germany) 18.12.1913 – Unkel near Bonn 8.10.1992. – Portrait.
– Photo, 1978.
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Willy Brandt (1913 - 1992)
8th October 2022 - 30th Anniversary of his death.

Willy Brandt (born Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm), 1913 – 1992,
German statesman who was leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) from 1964 to 1987 and served as Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) from 1969 to 1974. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1971 for his efforts to strengthen cooperation in western Europe through the EEC and to achieve reconciliation between West Germany and the countries of Eastern Europe. He was the first Social Democrat chancellor since 1930.

Even though Willy Brandt had only served 5 years in office as Chancellor of Germany, he remains as one of the most popular politicians in the history of the Federal Republic of Germany.