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Horst Köhler

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Die erste Biografie, die den Mann an der Spitze des Staates von allen Seiten beleuchtet.

Horst Köhlers Amtsantritt war umstritten. Vor seiner Kandidatur für das Amt des Bundespräsidenten hatten die meisten noch nie etwas von ihm gehört. Er wurde knapp gewählt mit den Stimmen der damaligen Opposition und galt als Protege von Angela Merkel. Nach dem ersten Staunen und der Fra
Paperback, 416 pages
Published April 2007 by Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
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This biography of former German President Horst Koehler was surprisingly interesting because of the insights in to the conduct of government business as a high level, rather than because of the man himself.

He had a career in the German civil service and was engaged in work over reunification and in negotiations over the creation of the Euro before becoming President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (remember them?) then was Head of the International Monitory Fund before be
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Sat in the Bundestag in the late 1970s for the CDU. From 1981 to 1985, Langguth was director of the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung in Bonn. Between 1986 and 1987 he represented Berlin as a civil servant at a federal level. From 1988 to 1993, he was head of the European Commission's representation in Germany, in Bonn. From 1993 to 1997, Gerd Langguth was acting chairman of the Konrad Adenaue ...more
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