Alphons Egli

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Alphons Egli
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
In office
Preceded byHans Hürlimann
Succeeded byFlavio Cotti
President of Switzerland
In office
1 January 1986 – 31 December 1986
Preceded byKurt Furgler
Succeeded byPierre Aubert
Personal details
Born(1924-10-08)8 October 1924
Lucerne, Switzerland
Died5 August 2016(2016-08-05) (aged 91)
Lucerne, Switzerland
Political partyChristian Democratic People's Party

Alphons Egli (8 October 1924 – 5 August 2016) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1983–86). He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on 8 December 1982 and handed over office on 31 December 1986. He was affiliated to the Christian Democratic People's Party of Switzerland. During his time in office he held the Federal Department of Home Affairs and was President of the Confederation in 1986. Egli was a citizen of Entlebuch and Lucerne. He died on 5 August 2016, aged 91.[1]


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