Richard von Weizsacker


Age: 94

Summary: former president of Germany from 1984 to 1994 who declared Germany's World War II surrender a "day of liberation" for his country as he urged it to confront its Nazi past and promoted reconciliation during a tenure spanning the reunification of east and west.

Cause of Death: Unreleased causes

Born: April 15, 1920

Died: January 31, 2015

Location: Berlin, Germany