Oskar Fischer

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Fischer in 1989

Oskar Fischer (19 March 1923 – 2 April 2020) was an East German politician. He was Minister of Foreign Affairs of the German Democratic Republic from 1975 to 1990.[1][2][3] Fischer was the first member of the East German cabinet to visit Pope John Paul II at the Vatican in 1978.[4] He was born in , Czechoslovakia.

Fischer died on 2 April 2020 in Berlin, aged 97.[5]

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  1. "Document 23" (PDF). George Washington University. Retrieved 4 September 2012.
  2. "Leaders of East Germany". Terra. Retrieved 5 September 2012.
  3. "Foreign Affairs". Rulers. Retrieved 5 September 2012.
  4. "Pope meets East German, Names Aide". The Milwaukee Journal. The Vatican City. 29 January 1979. Retrieved 3 September 2012.[permanent dead link]
  5. Langjähriger DDR-Außenminister Oskar Fischer gestorben Archived 2020-04-03 at the Wayback Machine (in German)

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