1. Inhalt
  2. Navigation
  3. Weitere Inhalte
  4. Metanavigation
  5. Suche
  6. Choose from 30 Languages

People and Politics

The Politicians who Have Survived Assassination Attempts - Wolfgang Schäuble and Oskar Lafontaine

In terms of their politicaI beliefs, German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble and Oskar Lafontaine, co-founder and former leader of the Left party, have nothing in common. But they both share a deep commitment to shaping German politics, and have suffered similar fates: in 1990, both were targets of assassination attempts.

Watch video 04:27
Although the two men dealt with their experiences very differently, it was formative for both of them.