Adenauer, Konrad


Adenauer, Konrad
(1876-1967)
   Germany's first postwar chancellor, who believed that there should be reconciliation between Germany and the Jewish people. He admitted the crimes committed by Germany against the Jewish people and negotiated two reparation agreements with Israel in the 1950s, thereby providing substantial economic support to the Jewish state in its early stage of growth.
   See also Holocaust (The Shoah).

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  • ADENAUER, KONRAD° — (1876–1967), first chancellor of the postwar German Federal Republic. Son of a Catholic official in the Cologne law courts, Adenauer was elected in 1906 to the city council of Cologne on behalf of the Center (Catholic) Party, and in 1917 became… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Adenauer, Konrad — (1876–1967)    Adenauer was the burgomaster of Cologne from 1917 to 1945. During his tenure, he was twice imprisoned by Adolf Hitler. As the first chancellor of the German Federal Republic (1949–1963), Adenauer won approval from the Bundestag to… …   Historical dictionary of the Holocaust

  • Adenauer, Konrad — ► (1876 1967) Político alemán. En 1917 fue elegido alcalde de Colonia. Se opuso a la ascensión política de los nazis, que en 1933 le destituyeron y en 1944 le confinaron en un campo de concentración. Fue ministro de Asuntos Exteriores en 1951 55 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Adenauer,Konrad — Ad·en·au·er (ădʹn ou ər, ädʹ ), Konrad. 1876 1967. First chancellor of West Germany (1949 1963), under whom the country began economic reconstruction and became a member of NATO and the Common Market. * * * …   Universalium

  • Adenauer, Konrad —  (1876–1967) West German chancellor (1949–1963) …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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