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Hans-Dietrich Genscher

Hans-Dietrich GenscherBorn: 21-Mar-1927
Birthplace: Reideburg, Germany
Died: 31-Mar-2016
Location of death: Wachtberg, Germany
Cause of death: Heart Failure

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

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: German Foreign Minister, 1974-92

Military service: German Army (drafted, 1943-45, WWII, prisoner of war)

Chairman, Freie Demokratische Partei (1974-85).

Father: Kurt Genscher
Mother: Hilda Kreime
Wife: Luise Schwietzer (m. 1958, div. 1966, one daughter)
Daughter: Martina
Wife: Barbara Schmidt (m. 1969, until his death)

    University: University of Halle
    University: University of Leipzig

    German Minister Foreign (1974-92, brief interruption 1982)
    German Minister Interior (1969-74)
    Member of German Parliament North Rhine-Westphalia (1965-98, resigned)
    Taken Prisoner of War
    Traveled to the USSR for the funeral of Yuri Andropov (Feb-1984)

    One Day in September (22-Oct-1999) · Himself

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