Published:  12:00 AM, 11 January 2017

EX-German President Roman Herzog dies at 82

Roman Herzog, who as German President was a powerful advocate of economic reforms in the 1990s after the fall of the Berlin Wall, has died, the president's office said on Tuesday. He was 82. Herzog was a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democratic Union. He served as the chief justice of Germany's highest court before being elected to a five-year term as President in 1994, four years after reunification. - Reuters, Berlin 


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