Otto Stich

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Otto Stich

Otto Stich (10 January 1927 – 13 September 2012) was a Swiss politician.[1]

Born in Basel, he was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on 7 December 1983 and handed over office on 31 October 1995. He was affiliated to the Social Democratic Party.

During his time in office he held the Federal Department of Finance and was President of the Confederation twice in 1988 and 1994.

He died on 13 September 2012 at the age of 85.[2]


  1. ^ "Alt Bundesrat Otto Stich gestorben - Schweiz - Tagesschau - Schweizer Fernsehen" (in German). Tagesschau. Retrieved 2012-09-13.
  2. ^ Tenacious former cabinet minister dies at 85

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Preceded by
Willy Ritschard
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
Succeeded by
Moritz Leuenberger