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Walter Hallstein
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President of the European Commission
In office
7 January 1958 – 30 June 1967
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Jean Rey
Personal details
Born (1901-11-17)17 November 1901
Mainz, German Empire
Died 29 March 1982(1982-03-29) (aged 80)
Stuttgart, West Germany
Political party Christian Democratic Union
Alma mater Friedrich Wilhelm University

Walter Hallstein was a German academic, diplomat, and politician. He was the first president of the Commission of the European Economic Community. He was one of the founding fathers of the European Union.

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