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Fortfarande efterfrågad 26 år efter sin avgång. Läst, hyllad och respekterad. I nästa vecka fyller den förre tyske förbundskanslern, socialdemokraten Helmut Schmidt 90 år. ARKIVBILD Former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt is seen in this file picture taken Jan. 19, 2004 in Hamburg, northern Germany. Schmidt urged German leadership to be more truthful, suggesting voters angry with federal reforms may not have shifted to extremist parties in recent state elections had they known more facts, according to remarks published Tuesday Sept. 21, 2004. (AP Photo/Fabian Bimmer)