Klaus Schütz

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Schütz (left) with Bundeskanzler Helmut Schmidt, 1976

Klaus Schütz (17 September 1926 in Heidelberg[1] – 29 November 2012 in Berlin[2]) was a German politician of the Social Democratic Party (SPD).

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He was Mayor of West Berlin from 1967 to 1977,[1] and was President of the Bundesrat in 1967/68.[3] After his resignation he worked as German Ambassador to Israel until 1981 and Director General of the Deutsche Welle broadcaster from 1981 to 1987. He was also president of the German Red Cross.

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Preceded by
Heinrich Albertz
Mayor of Berlin
1967–1977
Succeeded by
Dietrich Stobbe