Konrad Adenauer (full name Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer) was born on January 5, 1876 in Cologne, Germany and died on April 19, 1967 in Bad Honnef, Germany.
With the French president de Gaulle he achieved the postwar reconciliation of France and Germany and strongly supported all measures designed to strengthen the Western bloc in Europe.
Adenauer was mayor of his native city of Cologne from 1917 until his imprisonment by Hitler in 1933 for opposition to the Nazi regime.
After the war he headed the Christian Democratic Union and became chancellor; he was known as the "Old Fox". He supported the UK's entry into the European Community.
Why is Konrad Adenauer famous?
Konrad Adenauer was a famous German Christian Democrat politician, chancellor of West Germany 1949-1963.
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