Willy Brandt (1913–1992) is one of the most outstanding statesmen of the 20th century. His name stands for democracy and freedom, understanding and peace, justice, solidarity, and social responsibility.
The Forum Willy Brandt Berlin shows how the working-class boy and anti-Fascist became Mayor of Berlin, then Federal Chancellor, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and a highly-respected international statesman. As a place for historical education and political information, the Forum also offers a divers program with lectures, readings, tours and other educational offers. In May 2019, the Forum Willy Brandt Berlin is open at the interim location for events only and will be open for visitors again daily from autumn 2019 onwards.
Supported by the Federal Chancellor Willy Brandt Foundation, which was established in 1994 by the German Bundestag to commemorate the life and the political work of the social democrat, statesman and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate