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 Federal Chancellor Helmut Schmidt Foundation 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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