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Konrad Adenauer

Konrad AdenauerAKA Konrad Hermann Josef Adenauer

Born: 5-Jan-1876
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: 19-Apr-1967
Location of death: Rhöndorf, Germany
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Waldfriedhof, Rhöndorf, Germany

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Chancellor of West Germany, 1949-61

Mayor of Cologne during the Weimar Republic, pushed out of office by the Nazis only to be reinstated by the Allies after conclusion of the War and then almost immediately deposed by the British for his criticism of policy. Elected first Chancellor of West Germany on 15 September 1949 and held the office fourteen years.

Father: Konrad Adenauer
Mother: Helene
Wife: Emma Weyer (m. 1904, dec. 1916)
Wife: Auguste Zinsser (m. 1919, dec. 1948)

    University: University of Freiburg
    University: University of Munich
    University: University of Bonn

    Chancellor of Germany (1949-64)
    German Minister Foreign (1951-55)
    German Mayor Cologne (1917-33)
    Christian Democratic Union Chairman (1950-66)
    Time Person of the Year 1953
    Order of the Rising Sun
    Traveled to the USSR 8-Sep-1955


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