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Walter Scheel

Walter Scheel, former president of Federal Republic of Germany. Member Solingen City Council, 1948; member European Parliament, 1958-1961; vice chairman Friedrich Naumann Foundation, 1967-1974, chairman board trustees, 1979-1990; vice president Liberal World Union, 1968-1974; chairman Free Democratic Party, 1968-1974, honorary chairman, since 1979. Served with German Air Force, World World War World War II.

Background

  • Scheel, Walter was born on July 8, 1919 in Solingen, Germany.

  • Education

    • Reform-Gymnasium, Solingen.

    Career

    • Served German Air Force, World War II. Former head of market research organisation. President 1967-1969; Federation Minister for Economics Co-operation 1961-1966.

      Chair, of Free Democrats 1968-1974 (Honorary Chairman 1979). ViceChancellor, Minister of Foreign Affairs 1969-1974. President Federation Republic of Germany 1974-1979.

      President Bilderberg Conference -1985. Chairman German Council of European Movement -1985. Chairman Board of Trustees, Friedrich Naumann Foundation.

      Chairman Administration Council, Germanic National Museum, Nuremberg, Committee European Music Year 1983-1986, Supervisory Board, German Finance Company for Investments in Developing Countries 1980, Directory' for Thoroughbreds and Races 1982. President Europa-Union Deutschland since 1980. President German Federation Artists.

      Theodor Heuss.

    Major achievements

    • joined the Free Democratic Party

    Works

    • Author: Outlines of a New World—Problems, 1965, Disillusionment and Opportunities of Industrial Nations, 1965. Formulas of German Policy, 1968. Co-determination-Why and How? A Discussion, 1970.Bundestagsreden, 1972, Reden und Interviews, Vols. 1 and 2, 1972-1974, Vols. 1-5, 1974-1979, The Other Person's Rights: Reflections on Freedom, 1977, The Future of Freedom, 1979, After Thirty Years: The Federal Republic of Germany—Past, Present and Future, 1979, The Other German Question: Cultural and Social Order of the Federal Republic of Germany after Thirty Years, 1981, Wen Schmerzt noch Deutschlands Teilung, 1986.

    Membership

    Member Solingen City Council, 1948. Member European Parliament, 1958-1961. Vice chairman Friedrich Naumann Foundation, 1967-1974, chairman board trustees, 1979-1990.

    Vice president Liberal World Union, 1968-1974. Chairman Free Democratic Party, 1968-1974, honorary chairman, since 1979. Served with German Air Force, World World War World War II.

    Personality

    Interests

    Modern art.

    Connections

    • Married Eva Kronenberg, 1942 (deceased 1966) 1 son. Married Mildred Wirtz, 1969 (deceased 1985). 3 children; married Barabara Wiese, February 9, 1988.
    • spouses: Eva Kronenberg
    • Doctor Mildred Wirtz
    • Barbara Wiese
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      Manager, market research organization
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      • Author: Outlines of a New World—Problems, 1965, Disillusionment and Opportunities of Industrial Nations, 1965. Formulas of German Policy, 1968. Co-determination-Why and How? A Discussion, 1970. Bundestagsreden, 1972, Reden und Interviews, Vols. 1 and 2, 1972-1974, Vols. 1-5, 1974-1979, The Other Person's Rights: Reflections on Freedom, 1977, The Future of Freedom, 1979, After Thirty Years: The Federal Republic of Germany—Past, Present and Future, 1979, The Other German Question: Cultural and Social Order of the Federal Republic of Germany after Thirty Years, 1981, Wen Schmerzt noch Deutschlands Teilung, 1986.
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