Post Date: 17th Jun, 2017 - 12:46am
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Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, an architect of the country's reunification, has died. Kohl was 87 years old. He was in office as chancellor between 1982 and 1998.
Helmut Josef Michael Kohl was a German politician who served as Chancellor of Germany from 1982 to 1998 and as the chairman of the Christian Democratic Union from 1973 to 1998. From 1969 to 1976, Kohl was Minister President of Rhineland-Palatinate.
Born: April 3, 1930, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Died: June 16, 2017, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Height: 6′ 4″
Party: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Spouse: Maike Richter (M. 2008-2017), Hannelore Kohl (M. 1960-2001) Source 7n