Helmut Kohl

Reference Number
RF720568217
Gender
Male
Artists Name
Helmut Kohl
Real Name
Helmut Josef Michael Kohl
Activity of Fame
  • Politician
Birth Dates
Star Sign
Aries (Mar 21st – Apr 20th)
Country of Birth
Germany
State of Birth
Rheinland-Pfalz
City of Birth
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Death Dates
Date of Death
Jun 16, 2017
Age (Years)
87
Cause of Death
Disease
Country of Death
Germany
State of Death
Rheinland-Pfalz
City of Death
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Funeral
Date of Funeral
Jul 01, 2017
Funeral Method
Burial in Earth
Location
Country of Funeral
Germany
State of Funeral
Rheinland-Pfalz
City of Funeral
Speyer
Description
Helmut Josef Michael Kohl (born April 3, 1930 in Ludwigshafen, Germany, June 16, 2017) was a German politician of the CDU. From 1969 to 1976, he was the third minister-president of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, and as the sixth Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1982 to 1998 he was the official with the longest term of office. From 1973 to 1998 he was chairman of the Federal Republic, then until 2000 honorary chairman of his party.



Helmut Kohl died on 16 June 2017 at the age of 87 in his Oggersheimer Haus.



On 1 July 2017 Kohl was honored as the first personality in the history of the EU with a European mourning act, which European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker described as "state act". Alongside Juncker, the President of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Mr Antonio Tajani, Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, former US President Bill Clinton and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Kohl's coffin went to the Speyer cathedral at the death fair in Ludwigshafen. After a large military honor in front of the cathedral, Kohl was buried in the cemetery of the cathedral chapter in the closest family and friends circle.



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