Franz Josef Strauss, Bavarian lieutenant and politician, Minister President of Bavaria (b. 1915) died on October 3, 1988.

Franz Josef Strauss was a German politician. He was the long-time chairman of the Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU) from 1961 until 1988, member of the federal cabinet in different positions between 1953 and 1969 and minister-president of the state of Bavaria from 1978 until 1988. Strauss is also credited as a co-founder of European aerospace conglomerate Airbus.

Franz Josef Strauss, Bavarian lieutenant and politician, Minister President of Bavaria (b. 1915) died on October 3, 1988.

October 3, 1988

Franz Josef Strauss, Bavarian lieutenant and politician, Minister President of Bavaria (b. 1915) died on October 3, 1988.

Franz Josef Strauss was a German politician. He was the long-time chairman of the Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU) from 1961 until 1988, member of the federal cabinet in different positions between 1953 and 1969 and minister-president of the state of Bavaria from 1978 until 1988. Strauss is also credited as a co-founder of European aerospace conglomerate Airbus.