Quotes by Willy Brandt

About Willy Brandt:

Willy Brandt was a German statesman and politician, leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) from 1964 to 1987 and chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1969 to 1974. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1971 for his efforts to strengthen cooperation in western Europe through the EEC and to achieve reconciliation between West Germany and the countries of Eastern Europe. He was the first Social Democrat chancellor since 1930.

Author Bio

  • NameWilly Brandt
  • DescriptionGerman social-democratic politician; Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • AliasesHerbert Ernst Karl Frahm
  • BornDecember 18, 1913
  • DiedOctober 8, 1992
  • CountryGermany; Norway
  • ProfessionJournalist; Politician; Author; Autobiographer
  • AwardsNobel Peace Prize; Honorary Citizenship; Order Of St. Olav; Decoration Of Honour For Services To The Republic Of Austria; Order Of The Falcon; Order Of Orange-Nassau; Order Of The Dannebrog; Order Pro Merito Melitensi; Time Person Of The Year; Order Of The Crown; Order Of The Rising Sun; Order Of Vasa; Legion Of Honour; B'nai B'rith; Albert Einstein Peace Prize; Order Of The Sun; Grand Merit Cross Of The Federal Republic Of Germany; Knight Grand Cross Of The Order Of Merit Of The Italian Republic; Honorary Citizen Of Berlin; Order Of The White Lion; Freedom Award