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German minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble (27 images)

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Wolfgang Schäuble, born 1942, is a member of the Christian Democrat party CDU, Schäuble has previously served as a minister of interior. On 12 October 1990, Schäuble was the target of an assassination attempt. The attacker fired three shots at Schäuble after an election campaign event in Oppenau, injuring a bodyguard and severely injuring Schäuble's spinal cord and face. Schäuble has been paralysed and confined to a wheelchair ever since.
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