Heinz Hermann Thiele was a prominent German businessman, a billionaire — one of the richest men in Germany — and the largest shareholder in Lufthansa. He died suddenly last Tuesday at the age of 79. I haven’t been able to find a cause of death listed for him, but there may be something about it in German.
However, I do know that Mr. Thiele was a vocal public critic of Chancellor Angela Merkel, as the video clip below demonstrates. I have no idea whether that fact has anything to do with his sudden demise.
|00:00||That’s because she was never a democrat.|
|00:05||As she learned in the DDR, she has been an autocrat from the start.|
|00:11||She’s a autocrat, she became a autocrat, and she had…|
|00:15||And above all through the recently fired Mr. Kauder,|
|00:19||he was the Chief Whip; she placed parliament under guardianship,|
|00:23||and you have to imagine that, we have a Constitution|
|00:27||and when the members of the government keep claiming|
|00:30||that they stand firmly on the grounds of the Constitution,|
|00:33||which contains the separation of powers, but switch off the parliament yourself,|
|00:37||which is actually supposed to control the government,|
|00:41||then we’re here in the Congo or I don’t know what. So it really doesn’t work that way.