Daniel Cohn-Bendit

Born in 1945, Daniel Cohn-Bendit became famous in the 1960s at "Danny the Red." He grew up in Germany and France and became a spokesperson and leader of the "May Revolution" in Paris. After the May riots, Cohn-Bendit was expelled from France and lived in Frankfurt, where together with Joschka Fischer he was a member of the Frankfurt Sponti scene which was exercising the social revolution by means of squatting, street fighting and agitation in companies such as Hoechst and Opel. During the 1980s Cohn-Bendit joined the newly founded Green Party in Germany, and since January 200 he has been co-president of the Greens/Free European Alliance Group in the European Parliament.



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