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Encyclopedia > Richard von Weizsäcker
Freiherr Richard von Weizsäcker
Richard von Weizsäcker
Term of Office: July 1, 1984 - June 30, 1994
Predecessor: Karl Carstens
Successor: Roman Herzog
Date of Birth: April 15, 1920
Place of Birth: Stuttgart
Profession: lawyer
Political party: CDU
First lady Marianne von Weizsäcker

Dr. Richard Freiherr von Weizsäcker ( Sound listen?, born April 15, 1920) is a German politician (CDU). He was President of Germany from 1984 to 1994. File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining, as the last day in June. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Karl Carstens (December 14, 1914 - May 30, 1992) was a German politician. ... Prof. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... Stuttgart is a city located in southern Germany, it is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg, and has a population of approximately 600,000 as of June 2004. ... A lawyer is a person licensed by the state to advise clients in legal matters and represent them in courts of law (and in other forms of dispute resolution). ... A political party is a political organization that subscribes to a certain ideology and seeks to attain political power within a government. ... This article needs cleanup. ... To play the audio file do not click on the -image. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... This article needs cleanup. ... The Federal President (German: Bundespräsident, formerly Reichspräsident) is Germanys head of state. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...


He was born in Stuttgart as son of the diplomat Freiherr Ernst von Weizsäcker and brother of physicist and philosopher Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, and lived several years in Switzerland and Denmark due to his father's diplomatic duties. When he was 17 years old he moved to Britain and studied philosophy and history at Balliol College, Oxford, later he studied in Grenoble in France. After the outbreak of the war, he served in the Army, finally as a captain of the Reserve. He was wounded in East Prussia in 1945 and was transported home to Stuttgart. Then he continued his study of history in Göttingen, and eventually studied law. He took his first juristic state exam in 1950, and the second in 1953, and was 1955 promoted dr. juris. He married 1953 Marianne von Kretschmann; they have four children. Stuttgart is a city located in southern Germany, it is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg, and has a population of approximately 600,000 as of June 2004. ... Ernst Freiherr von Weizsäcker (1882 - 1951) was a German diplomat. ... Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (born 28 June 1912), German physicist. ... The term Philosophy derives from a combination of the Greek words philos meaning love and sophia meaning wisdom. ... A history resource for kids -Chronology of Events in History, Mythology, and Folklore. ... Full name Balliol College Motto - Named after John de Balliol Previous names - Established 1263 Sister College St Johns College, Cambridge Master Andrew Graham JCR President {{{JCR President}}} MCR President {{{MCR President}}} Location Broad Street Undergraduates 403 Graduates 228 Homepage Boatclub Balliol College, founded in 1263, is one of the... View of Grenoble, 2002, with the snowy peaks of the Dauphiné Alps Location within France Grenoble ( Occitan: Grasanòbol) is a city and commune in south-east France, situated at the foot of the Alps, at the confluence of the Drac into the Isère River. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... East Prussia (German: Ostpreu en; Polish: Prusy Wschodnie; Russian: Восточная Пруссия — Vostochnaya Prussiya) was a province of Kingdom of Prussia, situated on the territory of former Ducal Prussia. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Georg-August University of Göttingen (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, often called the Georgia Augusta) was founded in 1734 by George II, King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover, and opened in 1737. ... Law (a loanword from Old Norse lag), in politics and jurisprudence, is a set of rules or norms of conduct which mandate, proscribe or permit specified relationships among people and organizations, provide methods for ensuring the impartial treatment of such people, and provide punishments for those who do not follow... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Weizsäcker joined the CDU in 1954 and became member of the German Parliament in 1969. In 1981 he was elected Governing Mayor of (West) Berlin. This article needs cleanup. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Bundestag (Federal Diet) is the parliament of Germany. ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Berlin (pronounced: , German ) is the capital of Germany and its largest city, with 3,426,000 inhabitants (as of January 2005); down from 4. ...


He was elected President of Germany by the Federal Assembly in 1984, succeeding Karl Carstens. Weizsäcker was famous for his speeches. Due to the high esteem in which he was held by all political parties, he is so far the only candidate to have stood for elections for the office of federal president uncontested; he was elected in such a way to a second term of office in 1989. Although now an elder statesman, von Weizsäcker is still involved in politics and charitable affairs. He was the chair of a commission installed by the current social democratic-green government for reforming the Bundeswehr. Bundesversammlung (German for Federal Assembly) can refer to the following political entities: Bundesversammlung (Germany) Bundesversammlung (Austria) Bundesversammlung (Switzerland) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Karl Carstens (December 14, 1914 - May 30, 1992) was a German politician. ... Bundeswehr is the name of the armed forces of Germany. ...


Notes

  • Note regarding personal names: Freiherr is a title, usually translated Baron, not a first or middle name.
Preceded by:
Karl Carstens Sabine Bergmann-Pohl| east Germany
President of Germany
1984-1994
Succeeded by:
Roman Herzog

 
 

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