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SPD

SPD stands for Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands and is one of the main political parties in Germany.

It is the oldest party in the German parliament, having been founded in the 2nd half of the 19th Century.

The following politicians belonged or belong to the party: Willy Brandt, Gerhard Schr√∂der, Kurt Beck, Franz M√ľntefering, Erich Ollenhauer and Helmut Schmidt.

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