Charlemagne Prize 2023
Who is awarded the Prize?
Charlemagne Youth Prize
William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton 2000
Charlemagne Prize Laureate 2000 William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton
Born on 19th August 1946 in Hope/Arkansas (USA).
Studied International Relations at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. (until 1968), afterwards studied in Oxford (1968–1970) and subsequently Law Studies at the Law School of Yale University (until 1973).
From 1973 to 1976 he lectured at the University of Arkansas School of Law. In 1976 he was elected Attorney General in his home state of Arkansas, where in 1978 he was elected Governor. From 1981 to 1983 he practised in a law firm. In 1983 he was once again elected as Governor of the Federal State of Arkansas; he held this office until 1993.
In 1993 he became American President (until 2001).
Laudation by von Gerhard Schröder
Speech by Bill Clinton
Photo William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton
William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton