Walter Hallstein

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BornWalther Peter Hallstein
1901-11-17
Mainz, Germany
Died1982-03-29 (Age 80)
Stuttgart, Germany
NationalityGerman
Alma materFriedrich Wilhelm University
PartyChristian Democratic Union

Employment.png Member of the Bundestag

In office
28 September 1969 - 19 November 1972
Succeeded byWolfgang Schäuble

Employment.png President of the European Commission Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
7 January 1958 - 30 June 1967
Succeeded byJean Rey

Walter Hallstein was a German politician who was the first president of the European Commission.

Career

On the 1st January 1958 Hallsein became the first president of the European Commission. He held this post for ten years and during this period he advocated the establishment of the Common Market.

 

Events Participated in

EventDateLocation(s)
Bilderberg/1955 September23 September 1955 - 25 September 1955Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Germany
Bilderberg/195611 May 1956 - 13 May 1956Fredensborg
Denmark
Bilderberg/195813 September 1958 - 15 September 1958Buxton
United Kingdom


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