Helmut Kohl, Who Oversaw Germany’s Reunification, Dies At 87

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, as seen in 1989, one year before he oversaw the reunification of his country.

The former German chancellor led first West Germany and then a reunified country from 1982 to 1998. His party, the Christian Democratic Union, confirmed Kohl’s death on Twitter.

(Image credit: ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)

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