Hans-Dietrich Genscher (1927 - 2016)
21. März 2027 - 100. Geburtstag
German statesman and a member of the liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP), who served as the Minister of the Interior of West Germany from 1969 to 1974, and as the Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor of West Germany and then the reunified Germany from 1974 to 1992, making him the longest-serving occupant of either post.
Genscher has been called a master of diplomacy and is widely regarded as having been a principal architect of German Reunification.