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Unifier of Germany, Helmut Kohl dead

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Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who presided over reunification of his country divided after the Second World War in his longest-ever tenure, died on Friday, the BBC said. He was 87.

The colossally-built Kohl, of the Christian Democratic Union, was Chancellor of the Federal Republic of (or West Germany) from 1982 to 1990, and then of reunited till 1998 after the German Democratic Republic merged with it after fall of its communist government.

--IANS

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Unifier of Germany, Helmut Kohl dead

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who presided over reunification of his country divided after the Second World War in his longest-ever tenure, died on Friday, the BBC said. He was 87.

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who presided over reunification of his country divided after the Second World War in his longest-ever tenure, died on Friday, the BBC said. He was 87.

The colossally-built Kohl, of the Christian Democratic Union, was Chancellor of the Federal Republic of (or West Germany) from 1982 to 1990, and then of reunited till 1998 after the German Democratic Republic merged with it after fall of its communist government.

--IANS

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Unifier of Germany, Helmut Kohl dead

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who presided over reunification of his country divided after the Second World War in his longest-ever tenure, died on Friday, the BBC said. He was 87.

The colossally-built Kohl, of the Christian Democratic Union, was Chancellor of the Federal Republic of (or West Germany) from 1982 to 1990, and then of reunited till 1998 after the German Democratic Republic merged with it after fall of its communist government.

--IANS

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(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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