Full Name: Konrad Adenauer
Profession: Chancellor of West Germany
Why Famous: First post-war Chancellor of West German from 1949 to 1963.
He was also the first leader of the Christian Democratic Union, which under his leadership became the most influential political party in the country.
- 1904-01-28 German chancellor Konrad Adenauer (28) weds Emma Weyer at St. Stephan Catholic Church in Lindenthal, Germany
- 1919-09-26 German chancellor Konrad Adenauer (43) weds Auguste Zinsser in Cologne, Germany
- 1949-09-12 Theodor Heuss elected 1st President of the German Federal Republic (West Germany) with Konrad Adenauer the 1st Prime Minister
- 1952-03-27 Failed assassination attempt of West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer
- 1952-09-11 West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer signs a reparation pact for the Jewish people
- 1953-09-06 Konrad Adenauer's CDU wins elections in German Federal Republic
- 1953-10-09 Konrad Adenauer elected Chancellor of West Germany
- 1957-09-15 Konrad Adenauer's CDU wins parliamentary election in West Germany
- 1957-10-22 Konrad Adenauer re-elected Chancellor of West Germany
- 1963-10-02 West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer condemns western grain shipments to USSR
- 1963-10-15 Ludwig Erhard succeeds Konrad Adenauer as Chancellor of West Germany