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Konrad Adenauer

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President Kennedy Welcomes Dr. Adenauer - Washington (1962)

 

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Founding fathers of the European Union: Konrad Adenauer

 

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Dr Adenauer In London (1951)

 

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Konrad Adenauer bleibt Bundeskanzler (1961)

 

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Konrad Adenauer's 91st Birthday (1967)

Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer was a German statesman who served as the first Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 to 1963. He led his country from the ruins of World War II to a productive and prosperous nation that forged close relations with France, the United Kingdom and the United States. During his years in power West Germany achieved democracy, stability, international respect and economic prosperity. He was the first leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), a Christian Democratic party that under his leadership became one of the most influential parties in the country.
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