Walter Buser

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Walter Buser
Walter Buser 1986 (cropped).jpg
12th Chancellor of Switzerland
In office
1981–1991
Preceded byKarl Huber
Succeeded byFrançois Couchepin
Personal details
Born(1926-04-14)14 April 1926
Lausen, Switzerland
Died17 August 2019(2019-08-17) (aged 93)
Political partySocial Democratic Party of Switzerland (SDP)
Alma materUniversity of Basel
University of Bern

Walter Buser (14 April 1926 – 17 August 2019) was a Swiss politician from the Social Democratic Party of Switzerland (SDP). He was born in Lausen, Switzerland. He defeated his opponents and became the first Social Democratic Chancellor of Switzerland serving from 1981 until his resignation in 1991.

Buser died on 17 August 2019 at the age of 93.[1]

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