Helmut Schmidt was an outstanding figure of his time. His life and work were documented in countless photographs. You can find a selection here.
June 2015: Former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt in an interview with dpa.
July 2014: Richard von Weizsäcker and Helmut Schmidt in Hamburg’s City Hall.
5 October 1980: Chancellor Helmut Schmidt and his wife Loki with Egon Bahr, General Secretary of the federal SPD, at an election night party at party headquarters in Bonn.
12.09.1980: Chancellor Helmut Schmidt on an election special train from Bonn.
1.10.1982: Chancellor Helmut Schmidt and his successor Helmut Kohl in the Bundestag after the constructive vote of no confidence.
31.08.2012: Helmut Schmidt on a visit to the Loki Schmidt School.
02.07.2012: Helmut Schmidt at the Atlantik-Brücke 60th anniversary celebrations.
Chancellor Helmut Schmidt in a 1978 photograph.
19.12.1979: Chancellor Helmut Schmidt takes aim at his cabinet colleagues at the beginning of a cabinet meeting.
06.07.2000: Loki Schmidt receiving an honorary doctorate from the University of Hamburg.
15.12.1976: Following his re-election, Chancellor Helmut Schmidt is sworn in by parliamentary president Karl Carstens.
13.11.2008: Former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt during a presentation of Loki Schmidt’s book “Erzähl doch mal von früher”.
16.01.1977: Chancellor Helmut Schmidt and his wife Loki at the Berlin press ball, dancing to the hit “Schmidtchen Schleicher”, the German version of “Foxy Foxtrot”.
25.09.1965: Willy Brandt in conversation with Hamburg’s Home Affairs Minister Helmut Schmidt in Bad Godesberg.
23.05.1078: Queen Elizabeth II and Chancellor Helmut Schmidt on the terrace of the Palais Schaumburg in Bonn.
16.05.1974: Chancellor-designate Helmut Schmidt is sworn in by parliamentary president Annemarie Renger.
The Bundeskanzler-Helmut-Schmidt-Stiftung commemorates one of the most important 20th century German statesmen and continues today to address the issues that concerned this progressive thinker.
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22 February 2019