Brandt, Willy

1913-1992, German politician, joined the SPD in 1930, the one year later the Socialist Workers’ Party of Germany; from 1933-1945 exile in Norway, from 1949 member of the SPD in the German Bundestag; from 1964-1987 SPD party leader and from1969-1974 German Federal Chancellor; 1971 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for his policies vis-à-vis Eastern Europe