Tag: Federal Republic of Germany

  • Today is Willy Brandt’s 100th birthday

    Today is Willy Brandt’s 100th birthday

    As mayor of West Berlin, as Foreign Minister and as Chancellor of Germany, Willy Brandt (1913-1992) changed the Federal Republic of Germany (BDR) like no other politician. Brandt was born in L├╝beck on the 18th of December 1913 as an illegitimate child by the name of Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm. The name under which he…