Welcomed the possibilities of a united Europes

Laureaat International Four Freedoms Award 1988

Helmut Schmidt Laureaat International Four Freedoms Award 1988

After he held cabinet positions in Defense and Finance he served as Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1974 to 1982. During his office he reached out to the countries to the East, and welcomed the possibilities of a united Europe. For his profound commitment to democracy, his resourceful leadership of the Federal Republic of Germany and his lucid vision of a new Europe.