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Rudolf Gnägi

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Rudolf Gnägi

Rudolf Gnägi (3 August 1917 – 20 April 1985) was a Swiss politician. He was a member of the Swiss Federal Council from 1966 to 1979. He was born in Schwadernau, Canton of Bern.

Gnägi was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on 8 December 1965 and handed over office on 31 December 1979. He was a member of the Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents (BGB/PAI), which became the Swiss People's Party in 1972.

During his office time he held the following departments:

He was President of the Confederation in 1971 and again in 1976.

Gnägi died on 20 April 1985 in Köniz, Switzerland at the age of 67.

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Preceded by
Friedrich Traugott Wahlen
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
Succeeded by
Leon Schlumpf