Helmut Kohl

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Birthday
3, 1930
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jun 16, 2017 (87)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
3, 1930
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jun 16, 2017 (87)

About

German conservative politician who was the Chancellor of Germany from 1982 to 1998. Many historians credit him with reunifying West and East Germany.  

Before Fame

He was drafted into World War II in the last weeks of the war but never saw any combat. 

Trivia

He helped design the Maastricht Treaty, which established the European Union, in 1993. 

Family Life

He had two children with his wife Hannelore Renner, whom he was married to from 1960 to 2001. 

Associated With

He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Bill Clinton in 1999.