Wolfgang Vogel

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Birthday
30, 1925
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Aug 21, 2008 (82)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1925
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Aug 21, 2008 (82)

About

German lawyer who became known for brokering famous spies for exchanges against ransom of political prisoners between the Soviet block and the West.

Before Fame

After World War II, he attended -- and later graduated -- from law school.

Trivia

He negotiated the exchange of Gunter Guillame in 1981.

Family Life

He had two children with his first wife, Eva, whom he was married to from 1946 to 1966. He married his second wife, Helga, in 1974.

Associated With

Both he and the father of Marxism, Karl Marx, were born in Germany.