Helmut Kohl

1930 - 2017

Helmut Kohl

Helmut Josef Michael Kohl (German: [ˈhɛlmuːt ˈkoːl]; 3 April 1930 – 16 June 2017) was a German statesman and Christian Democratic politician who served as Chancellor of Germany from 1982 to 1998 (of West Germany 1982–1990 and of reunified Germany 1990–1998) and as the chairman of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) from 1973 to 1998. As Chancellor Kohl was strongly committed to European integration and French–German cooperation in particular; he was also a steadfast ally of the United States and supported Reagan's more aggressive policies in order to weaken the Soviet Union. Kohl's 16-year tenure was the longest of any German Chancellor since Otto von Bismarck. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helmut Kohl has received more than 1,982,793 page views. His biography is available in 95 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 293rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Helmut Kohl ranks 290 out of 14,801Before him are George VI, Orhan, Willy Brandt, Vyacheslav Molotov, Peter III of Russia, and Ali Khamenei. After him are Paul I of Russia, Herod Antipas, Philip IV of Spain, Olof Palme, Sejong the Great, and Charles VI of France.

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Among people born in 1930, Helmut Kohl ranks 8Before him are Clint Eastwood, Sean Connery, George Soros, Michael Collins, Warren Buffett, and Pierre Bourdieu. After him are Jean-Luc Godard, Ray Charles, Jacques Derrida, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, Buzz Aldrin, and Hafez al-Assad. Among people deceased in 2017, Helmut Kohl ranks 2Before him is Charles Manson. After him are Roger Moore, Chuck Berry, David Rockefeller, Zygmunt Bauman, Gene Cernan, Stanislav Petrov, Michael I of Romania, Jeanne Moreau, Salvatore Riina, and Jalal Talabani.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Helmut Kohl ranks 90 out of 3,763Before him are Albert Speer (1905), Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling (1775), Gottlieb Daimler (1834), Willy Brandt (1913), Theodor Mommsen (1817), and Peter III of Russia (1728). After him are Carl Maria von Weber (1786), Walter Benjamin (1892), Ernst Haeckel (1834), Franz Beckenbauer (1945), Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1050), and Leopold Mozart (1719).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Helmut Kohl ranks 22Before him are William I, German Emperor (1797), Clara Zetkin (1857), Martin Bormann (1900), Joachim von Ribbentrop (1893), Willy Brandt (1913), and Peter III of Russia (1728). After him are Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1050), Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor (1368), Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845), Erich Honecker (1912), Charles the Fat (839), and Henry the Fowler (876).

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