Born: Jan 18, 1946 AD
Currently alive, at 69 years of age.
Categories: Political Leader
1946 - Born on the 18th of January.
1981 - He started his political career as a representative in the Cantonal Parliament of Fribourg, Switzerland.
1982 - He became Mayor of Barberêche, Switzerland.
1991 - He became the President of the cantonal parliament for one year.
- He was elected to the National Council.
1995 - He served as a Vice-President of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council.
1996 - He became President of the Committee in charge of the total revision of the "Swiss Constitution"
1999 - On the 11th of March, he was elected to the Swiss Federal Council.
- He served as a Head of Federal Department of Foreign affair in Switzerland.
2003 - He became Head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs in Switzerland.
2004 - He was elected as a President of the Confederation in Switzerland.
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