The role of Helmut Kohl in the Reunification of Germany, 1989-1991

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Helmut Kohl's role in reuiniting Germany

  • K ohl claimed credit for being the 'Reunificatoin Chancellor'
    • Those who believe him argue that his actions sped up the process of reunification
      • TEN POINT PLAN, MEETING WITH GORBACHEV IN THE FRG AT THE BEGINNING WHEN REUNIFICATION WAS MERELY A CONSIDERATION, THE ALLIED POWERS
  • However, others argue that he was simply an opportunist that was lucky to have these events occuring around, and possibly even despite him.
    • Kohl was seen as incomeptant and insensitive, and his government had been accused of corruption
    • Kohl's fast movements concerning the reunification have also caused him to come under…

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