- About Walter Scheel
Full name: Walter Scheel
Also known as: Walter Scheel, Scheel, Walter
Professions: German politician
- Walter Scheel Biography
Walter Scheel (German pronunciation: [?valt? ??e?l]; born 8 July 1919) is a German politician (FDP). He served as Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development from 1961 to 1966, Foreign Minister of Germany and Vice Chancellor from 1969 to 1974, acting Chancellor of Germany from 7 to 16 May 1974 (following the resignation of Willy Brandt after the Guillaume Affair), and finally as President of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1974 to 1979.He is currently the oldest former German president alive and the longest-lived German head of state.
- Walter Scheel Family
Spouse: Eva Charlotte Kronenberg