“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Konrad Adenauer (German Statesman)
Date of Birth:
January 5, 1876
Date of Death:
April 19, 1967
Konrad Hermann Josef Adenauer , January 5, 1876 – April 19, 1967) was a German statesman. Although his political career spanned sixty years, beginning as early as 1906, he is most noted for his role as the first Chancellor of West Germany from 1949–1963 and chairman of the Christian Democratic Union from 1950 to 1966. He was the oldest chancellor ever to serve Germany, leaving at the age of eighty seven.