Joschka Fischer

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany

Joschka Fischer is considered one of the most popular and respected German politicians in the world. In 1998 he was appointed Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs and Vice Chancellor of the Red-Green Government. Thus, Fischer helped his party Alliance 90 / The Greens to more political influence at the federal and European level. His term ended after the federal election in 2005.

During his steep career as Federal Foreign Minister he was u.a. In 2002 awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Haifa. In addition, since 2005 he has also been the recipient of the Leo Baeck Prize for his services in the Middle East conflict. According to a survey by TNS-Infratest, Fischer was still Germany's most popular politician in 2005. Since autumn of 2006, Joschka Fischer works as a professor at the renowned US University of Princeton.

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