Guido Westerwelle

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Person.png Guido Westerwelle  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(politician, premature death)
Guido Westerwelle 2013-02-28 (cropped).jpg
Born27 December 1961
Bad Honnef, West Germany(Now Germany)
Died18 March 2016 (Age 54)
Cologne, Germany
Cause of death
acute myeloid leukemia
NationalityGerman
Alma materUniversity of Hagen
Member ofAtlantik-Brücke, WEF/Global Leaders for Tomorrow/1997
PartyFDP
Atlantik-Brücke, Bilderberg 2007, ousted after a media campaign. Died aged 54 of acute myeloid leukemia.

Employment.png Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

In office
28 October 2009 - 17 December 2013
Preceded byFrank-Walter Steinmeier
Succeeded byFrank-Walter Steinmeier

Employment.png Vice Chancellor of Germany

In office
28 October 2009 - 16 May 2011

Employment.png Germany/Leader of the Opposition Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
1 May 2006 - 28 October 2009

Employment.png Member of the Bundestag Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
8 February 1996 - 22 October 2013
Succeeded byCem Özdemir

Guido Westerwelle was a German politician.

Career

When Westerwelle showed too much independence, he was ousted[By whom?] after a media campaign. In 2010, leaked U.S. diplomatic cables revealed that US diplomats considered Westerwelle an obstacle to deeper transatlantic relations.[citation needed]

 

Event Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Bilderberg/200731 May 20073 June 2007Turkey
Istanbul
The 55th Bilderberg meeting, held in Turkey


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