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Quiz: German history

Who proclaimed the Federal Republic of Germany’s Basic Law on 23 May 1949 and was elected to be the first Federal Chancellor shortly afterwards? What does the number “1968” stand for in Germany? When was the Berlin Wall built? And what percentage of women entitled  to vote actually cast their vote in 1919 for the first time? Test your knowledge on German history now! 

The German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld

He's been designing collections for Chanel for 30 years, photographing fashion, devising advertising campaigns and collecting masses of books. It's nearly impossible to capture icon Karl Lagerfeld in words.