Herr Willy Brandt ' Chancellor of West Germany ' Politics Signed Cards Autograph £35.00
This is a Hand Signed white card 3.5" x 2.25" by the Late German Politician, Chancellor of West Germany from 1969 - 1974 and Leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany ( SPD ) from 1964 - 1987. His most important Legacy is the Ostpolitik, a Policy aimed at improving relations with East Germany, Poland and the Soviet Union. This caused considerable contraversy in West Germany but won Brandt the Nobel Peace Prize in 1971. He Died in 1992 aged 78.
Willy Brandt, born Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm 18 December 1913 - 8 October 1992), was a German politician, Chancellor of West Germany 1969-1974, and leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) 1964-1987. Brandt's most important legacy was Ostpolitik, a policy aimed at improving relations with East Germany, Poland, and the Soviet Union. This policy caused considerable controversy in West Germany, but won Brandt the Nobel Peace Prize in 1971. In 1974, Brandt resigned as Chancellor after Gunter Guillaume, one of his closest aides, was exposed as an agent of the Stasi, the East German secret police.