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Willy Brandt
Willy Brandt
Birth: December 18, 1913
Death: October 8, 1992
Nationality: German
Willy Brandt
Nationality: German
Birth: December 18, 1913
Death: October 8, 1992

Willy Brandt, born Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm , was a German politician, Chancellor of West Germany 1969–1974, and leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany 1964–1987.

His most important legacy is the Ostpolitik, a policy aimed at improving relations with East Germany, Poland, and the Soviet Union. This policy caused considerable controversy in West Germany, but won Brandt the Nobel Peace Prize in 1971.

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