Celebrities

In this section leaders of commerce and industry have not been included, for reasons of confidentiality and brevity.

Heads of State and Government

(former) Chancellor Kohl, Schröder, Merkel, Presidents Reagan, Clinton, Halonen, Ciampi, Steinmeier, Herzog, Rau, Köhler, Gorbachev, Yeltsin, Sarkozy, Hollande, Renzi, Karzai, the Prince of Wales, PM’s John Major, Ahern, Abe, Kurz, Olmert, Persson, Reinfeldt, Lofven, the presidents of the three Baltic States, Lech Wałęsa, Václav Havel, Giorgi Margvelashvili (Georgia), Geun-hye Park (President of the Republic of Korea)

Foreign Ministers

Carl Bildt, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Alexander Downer, Sergei Lawrow, Tzipi Livni, Ursula Plassnik, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, Silvan Shalom, Jack Straw, the foreign secretaries of the three Baltic States

German Ministers
Anja Karlizcek, Ilse Aigner, Peter Altmaier, Joschka Fischer, Sigmar Gabriel, Michael Glos, Barbara Hendricks, Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, Heiko Maas, Thomas de Maiziére, Franz Müntefering, Andrea Nahles, Peter Ramsauer, Philipp Rösler, Wolfgang Schäuble, Annette Schavan, Olaf Scholz, Renate Schmidt, Frank Walter Steinmeier, Guido Westerwelle, Ursula von der Leyen, Johanna Wanka, Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, Brigitte Zypries

German politicans
Dietmar Bartsch, Volker Beck, Volker Bouffier, Rainer Brüderle, Herta Däubler-Gmelin, Sigmar Gabriel, Katrin Göring-Eckhardt, Gregor Gysi, Anton Hofreiter, Hannelore Kraft, Volker Kauder, Renate Künast, Norbert Lammert, Friedrich Merz, Cem Özdemir, Petra Pau, Horst Seehofer, Wolfgang Thierse, Stanislaw Tillich, Claudia Roth, Anton Hofreiter, Christian Lindner

International Ministers
Harlem Désir (European Affairs, France), Jeroen Dijsselbloom (Finance, Ntherlands), Michael Gove (Justice, UK), Wopke Hoekstra (Finance, Netherlands), V. Hudak (Econ, Slovakia), Michael Keenan (Justice, AUS), M. Marzouk (Energy+Mining, Tunesia), Johanna Mikl-Leitner (Internal Affairs, Austria), Andrea Orlando (Justice, Italy) George Osbourne (Finance, UK), Penny Pritzker (Trade, USA), Cai-Göran Alexander Stubb (Finance, FIN), Tea Tsulukiani (Justice, Georgia), Bruno Le Maire (finance, France)

United Nations
Ban Ki-Moon, B. Boutros-Gali, Kofi Annan, Mark Malloch-Brown, Shashi Tharoor
Roberto Azevedo (World Trade Organization)

European Commission
Joaquin Almunia, Jose Manuel Barroso, Miguel Arias Cañete, Jos Delbeke, Mario Draghi (ECB), Franz Fischler, Jonathan Hill, Phil Hogan, Pascal Lamy, Cecilia Malmström, Neven Mimica, Carlos Moedas, Mario Monti, Günther Öttinger, Olli Rehn, Xavier Solana

Council of Europe
Thomas Hammarberg (Commissioner for Human Rights), Nils Muižnieks (Commissioner for Human Rights)

Nato
Anders Fogh. Rasmussen, General J. Jones, SACEUR (Supreme Allied Commander Europe)

International Banking
Danièle Nouy (Single Supervisory Mechanism SSM), Robert Bruce Zoellick (World Bank)

Film/TV
Harry Belafonte, Cate Blanchett, Jeff Bridges, Don Cheadle, Joel u. Ethan Coen, Danny DeVito, Kirk Douglas, Sally Field, Ralph Fiennes, Peter Fonda, John Le Carré, Shirley MacLaine, Anthony Minghella, Nick Nolte, Gregory Peck, Vanessa Redgrave, Alan Rickman, Julia Roberts, Hanna Schygulla, John Travolta, Tom Tykwer, Sigourney Weaver, Billy Wilder, Tilda Swinton, Jeff Goldblum, Dennis Quaid, Casey Affleck

Arts, Culture…
Tariq Ali, Romeo Dallaire, Nadine Gordimer, Zaha Hadid, Alexander Kluge, Bruno Latour, Daniel Libeskind, Alex McLean, Yoko Ono, Renzo Piano, Alain Platel, Simon Rattle, Susan Sontag, Wole Soyinka (Literature Nobel Price Winner), Klaus Staeck, Günter Wallraff, Ai Weiwei, Paul Zacharia, Hermann Parzinger, Pranagh Kenna

Science
G-BA, Joint Federal Committee (the highest decision-making body of the joint self-government of physicians, dentists, hospitals and health insurance funds in Germany) Achse (German National Alliance of Rare and Chronic Diseases), BfA, Bundesärztekammer (German Medical Association), Charité, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Humboldt-University, Weidenfeld Institute for Strategic Dialogue etc.