Highlights of the G8

More than 30 years of world economic summits procure an impressive overview over the participating leaders. The slideshow presents moments of the meetings under German presidency from 1978 until 1999. 

01 Minister Otto Graf Lambsdorff (l.), Chancellor Helmut Schmidt und French President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing 02 G7-Leaders in the park 03 Chancellor Helmut Schmidt (3.f.r.) with counterparts.
04 British Prime minister Margaret Thatcher, Chancellor Helmut Kohl und US-President Ronald Reagan. 05 G7 conference in the historic Cabinet room of Palais Schaumburg, Bonn 1985 06 Chancellor Helmut Kohl, President Ronald Reagan and the British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on a walk from Palais Schaumburg to the Federal Chancellery
07 Russian President Boris Jelzin, Chancellor Helmut Kohl and US-President George Bush. 08 The G7-Leaders in the 09 Chancellor Helmut Kohl and the Russian President Boris Jeltsin on a press conference
10 Chancellor Gerhard Schröder and US-President Bill Clinton greeting the people of Cologne in front of the cathedral. 11 Working session in the Museum Ludwig 12 Chancellor Gerhard Schröder and US-President Bill Clinton are greeted by children