Alphons Egli

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Alphons Egli
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Member of the Swiss Federal Council
In office
Preceded by Hans Hürlimann
Succeeded by Flavio Cotti
Personal details
Born (1924-10-08)8 October 1924
Lucerne, Switzerland
Died 5 August 2016(2016-08-05) (aged 91)
Lucerne, Switzerland
Political party Christian Democratic People's Party

Alphons Egli (8 October 1924 – 5 August 2016) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1983–86). He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on 8 December 1982 and handed over office on 31 December 1986. He was affiliated to the Christian Democratic People's Party of Switzerland. During his time in office he held the Federal Department of Home Affairs and was President of the Confederation in 1986. Egli was a citizen of Entlebuch and Lucerne.[1]


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Preceded by
Hans Hürlimann
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
Succeeded by
Flavio Cotti