Otto Graf Lambsdorff
(born December 20 1926
) is a German politician with the Free Democratic Party
. He was born in Aachen
, Rhine Province
From 1977 till 1982, and again from 1982 till 1984, he was economic minister for West Germany, when he was forced to resign over the Flick Affair. He was also chairman of the FDP from 1988 until 1993.
Since 2004, his nephew Alexander Graf Lambsdorff has represented the FDP in the European Parliament.