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Brandt

 (brănt, bränt), Willy Originally Karl Herbert Frahm (främ) 1913-1992.
German political leader. He served as chancellor of West Germany (1969-1974) and won the 1971 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to reduce tension between the East and the West.
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Brandt

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1. (Biography) Bill, full name William Brandt. 1905–83, British photographer. His photographic books include The English at Home (1936) and Perspectives of Nudes (1961)
2. (Biography) Georg (ˈɡeɪɔːɡ). 1694–1768, Swedish chemist, who isolated cobalt (1742) and exposed fraudulent alchemists
3. (Biography) Willy (ˈvɪli). 1913–92, German statesman; socialist chancellor of West Germany (1969–74); chairman of the Social Democratic party (1964–87). His policy of détente and reconciliation with E Europe brought him international acclaim. Nobel peace prize 1971
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Brandt

(brænt)

n.
Willy, 1913–92, chancellor of West Germany 1969–74: Nobel peace prize 1971.
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Noun1.Brandt - German statesman who as chancellor of West Germany worked to reduce tensions with eastern Europe (1913-1992)
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