Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl died in Ludwigshafen on June 16, 2017 at the age of 87. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed politicians of his generation.
Fans of Helmut Kohl along with the rest of the world have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Kohl, a cultural icon
Born in Ludwigshafen on April 3, 1930, Helmut Kohl's career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in German history. Kohl was not just a great politician, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
His legacy will continue to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
Although Helmut Kohl is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Helmut Kohl.
Helmut Kohl career in pictures
- Chancellor of Germany (1982 - 1998)
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