Klaus Schütz

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Klaus Schütz
Schütz (left) with Bundeskanzler Helmut Schmidt, 1976

Klaus Schütz (September 17, 1926[1] – November 29, 2012[2]) was a German politician of the Social Democratic Party (SPD).

Biography[edit]

Schütz was born in Heidelberg. He was Mayor of West Berlin from 1967 to 1977,[1] serving as President of the Bundesrat in 1967/68.[3] After his resignation he worked as German Ambassador to Israel until 1981 and Director General of the Deutsche Welle broadcaster from 1981 to 1987. He was also president of the Red Cross. He died, aged 86, in Berlin.

External links[edit]

Media related to Klaus Schütz at Wikimedia Commons

References[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Heinrich Albertz
Mayor of West Berlin
1967–1977
Succeeded by
Dietrich Stobbe