What is Willy Brandt?

  • (noun): German states who as chancellor of West Germany worked to reduce tensions with eastern Europe (1913-1992).
    Synonyms: Brandt

Willy Brandt

Willy Brandt ( ; born Herbert Frahm; 18 December 1913 – 8 October 1992) was a German statesman and politician, leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands, or SPD) from 1964 to 1987 and chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1969 to 1974. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1971 for his efforts to achieve reconciliation between West Germany and the countries of the Soviet bloc.

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Rut Brandt - Life
... In 1944, Hansen had met Willy Brandt, the later German Chancellor, who had fled Germany ... After Bergaust's death, Brandt and Hansen married in 1948 ... When Willy Brandt became Chancellor in 1969, Rut Brandt was at his side as a very successful and popular First Lady ...
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History Of Germany (1945–1990) - West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany) - Political Developments 1969–1990
... In the 1969 election, the SPD—headed by Willy Brandt—gained enough votes to form a coalition government with the FDP ... Chancellor for only just over four years, Willy Brandt was one of the most popular politicians in the whole period ... Brandt was a gifted speaker and the growth of the Social Democrats from there on was in no small part due to his personality ...
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