Helmut Kohl

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Helmut Kohl
Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F074398-0021, Bonn, Pressekonferenz Bundestagswahlkampf, Kohl.jpg
Chancellor o Wast Germany/Germany
In office
1 October 1982 – 27 October 1998*
Preses
Depute
Precedit biHelmut Schmidt
Succeedit biGerhard Schröder
Meenister-Preses o Rhineland-Palatinate
In office
19 Mey 1969 – 2 December 1976
Precedit biPeter Altmeier
Succeedit biBernhard Vogel
Personal details
BornHelmut Josef Michael Kohl
3 Apryle 1930(1930-04-03)
Ludwigshafen, Germany
Dee'd16 Juin 2017 (aged 87)
Ludwigshafen, Germany
Poleetical pairtyChristian Democratic Union (1946–present)
Spoose(s)Hannelore Renner (1960–2001)
Maike Richter (2008–present)
Bairns2
Alma materHeidelberg Varsity
ReligionRoman Catholicism
AwardsGER Bundesverdienstkreuz 8 Grosskreuz bes Ausf.svg
Signatur
  • Frae 1 October 1982 tae 2 October 1990, Kohl wis Chancellor o Wast Germany anly. Frae 3 October 1990 till 27 October 1998, he wis Chancellor o the reunified Germany.

Helmut Josef Michael Kohl (German: [ˈhɛlmʊt ˈkoːl]; born 3 Aprile 1930; died 16 Juin 2017) wis a German conservative politeecian an statesman. He wis Chancellor o the Federal Republic o Germany frae 1982 tae 1998 - up tae 1990 anly o Wast Germany, an frae 1990 o the whole o Germany. He wis frae the Christian Democratic Union, the same pairty as Angela Merkel.