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List of honorary citizens of Schleswig Holstein

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Five persons have been made honorary citizens of Schleswig-Holstein (Land, i.e. state of the Federal Republic of Germany):

  • Gerhard Stoltenberg, former Ministerpräsident (i.e. prime minister) of Schleswig-Holstein and former defence and finance minister of Germany
  • Uwe Ronneburger, former chairman of the FDP (liberal party) of Schleswig-Holstein
  • Helmut Schmidt, former German Bundeskanzler (engl.: chancellor, i.e. head of government)
  • Siegfried Lenz, distinguished German author, who partly lives in Tetenhusen near Flensburg. Schleswig-Holstein is the location of many of his stories.
  • Leonard Bernstein, renowned American conductor and composer, who was awarded honorary citizenship of Schleswig-Holstein three years prior to his death in 1990.
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    List of honorary citizens of Schleswig-Holstein Wikipedia

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