Definition of Brandt, Willy in US English:

Brandt, Willy

proper noun

  • (1913–92), German statesman, Chancellor of West Germany 1969–74; born Karl Herbert Frahm. He achieved international recognition for his policy of detente and the opening of relations with the countries of the Eastern bloc (Ostpolitik). Nobel Peace Prize (1971).

Pronunciation

Brandt, Willy

/bränt/