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Whilst visiting Saudi Arabia in April , Schmidt made some unguarded remarks about the Israel-Palestine conflict that succeeded in aggravating the delicate relations between Israel and West Germany. Asked by a reporter about the moral aspect of German-Israeli relations, he stated that Israel was not in a position to criticise Germany due to its handling of Palestinians, and "That won't do. And in particular, it won't do for a German living in a divided nation and laying moral claim to the right of self-determination for the German people.
One must then recognize the moral claim of the Palestinian people to the right of self-determination. On his flight home from Riyadh , Schmidt told his advisers that war guilt could not continue to affect Germany's foreign relations.
The two found themselves in "complete agreement" on foreign policy matters and relations with the United States and the Soviet Union , but differed on trade and economic issues. By the end of his term, however, Schmidt had turned away from deficit spending , due to a deteriorating economic situation, and a number of welfare cuts were carried out,  including smaller increases in child benefits and higher unemployment and health contributions.
While representatives of the left-wing of the Social Democratic Party opposed reduction of the state expenditures, the FDP began proposing a monetarist economic policy. In February , Schmidt won a motion of confidence ; however on 17 September , the coalition broke apart, with the four FDP ministers leaving his cabinet. During this time, Schmidt also headed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. On 1 October , parliament approved a constructive vote of no confidence and elected CDU chairman Helmut Kohl as the new chancellor.
This was the only time in the history of the Federal Republic that a chancellor was removed from office in this way. He retired from the Bundestag in Contrary to the line of his party, Schmidt was a determined opponent of Turkey's bid to join the EU. He was particularly concerned about the superficiality of communication on the web.
On 16 May , Schmidt said the situation in Ukraine was dangerous, because "Europe, the Americans and also Russia are behaving in a way that Christopher Clark , described in his book The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in that's very much worth reading, as the beginning of World War I: like sleepwalkers.
Schmidt was the author of numerous books on his political life, on foreign policy, and political ethics. He made appearances in numerous television talk shows, and remained one of the most renowned political publicists in Germany until his death. His circle also included former U.
Secretary of State Henry Kissinger , who went on record as stating that he wished to predecease Helmut Schmidt, because he would not wish to live in a world without him. At the 4th G7 summit in , the two discussed strategies for the upcoming Canadian federal election , and Schmidt gave him advice on economic policy.
Schmidt admired the philosopher Karl Popper , and contributed a foreword to the Festschrift in Popper's honor. Schmidt was a talented pianist, and recorded piano concertos of both Mozart and Bach with German pianist and conductor Christoph Eschenbach. Schmidt recorded Mozart's piano concerto for three pianos , K.
In that recording, according to the CD's liner notes , Schmidt played the part written for Countess Antonia Lodron's youngest daughter Giuseppina, "almost a beginner" who commissioned the work. The part brilliantly "enables any reasonably practiced amateur to participate in a performance".
The same musical notes also indicate that Schmidt and Frantz had played duets during Frantz's student days. All his adult life, Schmidt was a heavy smoker. He was well known for lighting up during TV interviews and talk shows. On 13 October , Schmidt was fitted with a cardiac pacemaker.
On 25 January , German police launched an inquiry after an anti-smoking initiative charged that Schmidt was defying the recently introduced smoking ban. The initiative claimed that the ex-chancellor had been flagrantly ignoring anti-smoking laws. Despite pictures in the press, the case was subsequently dropped after the public prosecutor's office ruled that Schmidt's actions had not been a threat to public health.
On 6 April , with a lifespan of 33, days, he surpassed Konrad Adenauer in terms of longevity, and at the time of his death was the oldest former chancellor in German history. His wife of 68 years, Loki Schmidt , died on 21 October , aged At the beginning of August , Schmidt gave an interview on German television and revealed that at 93 years of age, he had fallen in love again.
His new life-partner was his over 57 years long-standing associate Ruth Loah 27 September — 23 February On 2 September , Schmidt underwent surgery for a vascular occlusion in his right leg.
Michael's Church, Hamburg , where Loki Schmidt's funeral had been held. German Chancellor Angela Merkel , in remarks to mourners, said, "He will be missed. He was an astute observer and commentator, and it was with good reason that he had a reputation for dependability.
Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Speaking in German, he lauded Schmidt for "vision and courage," based on the principles of "reason, law, peace and faith," and said Schmidt had been "a kind of world conscience. Michael's to Ohlsdorf Cemetery for a private interment ceremony. Helmut Schmidt received a number of accolades, among them was the Grand Cross Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany , which he chose not to accept in Hanseatic tradition in line with the history of independence of this city.
The Bundeskanzler-Helmut-Schmidt-Stiftung was established in by the German Bundestag as one of six non-partisan foundations commemorating politicians. Although the photo is now displayed again, the initial decision has caused a debate over Schmidt's service in the Wehrmacht. According to Der Spiegel , von der Leyen initially distanced herself from this decision, yet after a few days, she explained that Schmidt, as Minister of Defense and later Chancellor, was important in the formation of the Bundeswehr as a democratic army, but his time in the Wehrmacht had nothing to do with this.
He recommends that the photo be displayed again, but with explanations. According to Sommer, Schmidt had always been frank about his service on the Eastern Front: while he denied that he had ever seen or known about mass extermination of Jews in Russia, Schmidt admitted he often had to shoot at villages and then recognized the smell of burnt flesh.
Schmidt said the troops were never taught about the Geneva Conventions , and by standards of today, he would have to go to court "a dozen times. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chancellor of West Germany — For other people named Helmut Schmidt, see Helmut Schmidt disambiguation. Loki Glaser. A Rising Middle Power? Palgrave Macmillan. Retrieved 10 September Lebendiges Museum Online in German.
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Stern in German. Juli " PDF in German. Archived from the original PDF on 25 March Retrieved 20 March Bundeskanzler Schmidt wurde in Hamburg als Sohn eines Lehrers geboren.
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