Egon Bahr

1922 - 2015

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Egon Karl-Heinz Bahr (German pronunciation: [ˈeːɡɔn kaʁlˈhaɪnts ˈbaːɐ̯]; 18 March 1922 – 19 August 2015) was a German SPD politician.The former journalist was the creator of the Ostpolitik promoted by West German Chancellor Willy Brandt, for whom he served as Secretary of State in the German Chancellery from 1969 until 1972. Between 1972 and 1990 he was an MP in the Bundestag of the Federal Republic of Germany and from 1972 until 1976 was also a Minister of the Federal Government. Bahr was a key figure in multiple negotiation sessions between not only East and West Germany, but also West Germany and the Soviet Union. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Egon Bahr has received more than 87,331 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Egon Bahr is the 9,433rd most popular politician (down from 9,083rd in 2019), the 2,738th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,281st in 2019) and the 785th most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Egon Bahr ranks 9,433 out of 15,710Before him are Vladimir Bakarić, Alexander Mackenzie, Nicholas, Crown Prince of Montenegro, Viacheslav Chornovil, Phraates I, and Joan Beaufort, Queen of Scots. After him are Lucius Clodius Macer, Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar, Giovanni Galbaio, Lucius Cornelius Lentulus Crus, Mithridates V of Parthia, and Pasquale Cicogna.

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Among people born in 1922, Egon Bahr ranks 188Before him are Adil Çarçani, Roy Salvadori, William Baumol, Elsa Joubert, Luiz Bonfá, and Khiuaz Dospanova. After him are Vsevolod Bobrov, Jack Klugman, George McGovern, Martin Gray, Virgilio Noè, and Herman Kahn. Among people deceased in 2015, Egon Bahr ranks 152Before him are Chea Sim, Movita Castaneda, Hans Erni, Harald Nielsen, Søren Kam, and Sergio Sollima. After him are Valentin Rasputin, Chris Squire, Richard Anthony, Robert Manzon, Esther Brand, and Jacob Bekenstein.

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Among people born in Germany, Egon Bahr ranks 2,738 out of 5,289Before him are Princess Henriëtte Amalia of Anhalt-Dessau (1666), Adam Ries (1492), Wilhelm Reinhard von Neipperg (1684), Renate Müller (1906), Walter Brandmüller (1929), and Carl Peters (1856). After him are Johann Rosenmüller (1619), Princess Anna of Hesse and by Rhine (1843), David Garrett (1980), Karl Weyprecht (1838), Heinrich Rubens (1865), and Eric Braeden (1941).

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