Helmut Schmidt State Funeral
Pallbearers carry the coffin of former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt out of Sankt Michaelis church as German President Joachim Gauck, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger follow behind at the conclusion of a state memorial funeral ceremony on November 23, 2015 in Hamburg, Germany. Schmidt, a German Social Democrat (SPD), led West Germany as chancellor from 1974 until 1982. He died on November 10 in Hamburg at the age of 96.
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