Franz Josef Strauß (1915 - 1988)
3 October 2038 - 50 years since his death
Franz Josef Strauß, 1915 – 1988, German politician.
He was the long-time chairman of the Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU) from 1961 until 1988, member of the federal cabinet in different positions between 1953 and 1969 and minister-president of the state of Bavaria from 1978 until 1988. Strauss is also credited as a co-founder of European aerospace conglomerate Airbus.