Country of residence: Germany
Birth date: 21 March 1927
Award date: 7 October 1992
USil Senate resolution date: 14 April 1992
Application date: 17 December 1991
Applying unit: Council of the Faculty of Law and Administration
Lawyer, economist, diplomat, leading European politician, the Federal Minister of the Interior (1969–1974), the Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Vice Chancellor of Germany, the Member of the Bundestag, chairman and vice-chairman of the Free Democratic Party (1974–1985). Spokesman for reconciliation of the Polish and the German. He received an honorary doctorate degree from ten universities.