Philipp Missfelder


Age: 35

Summary: German conservative politician considered as a rising star of German politics who rose swiftly in Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Chrisitan Democratic Union party to become its foreign affairs spokesman, but who was known for his strong commitment to the trans-Atlantic partnership and to Israel as he frequently spoke of the need to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions and also was well connected in eastern Europe and Russia, and who was widely seen as a future cabinet member.

Cause of Death: Pulmonary embolism

Born: August 25, 1979

Died: July 13, 2015

Coesfeld, Germany