Swiss vice chancellor dies while hiking at 55

  12 May 2024    Read: 1045
Swiss vice chancellor dies while hiking at 55

Spokesman for the Swiss Federal Council and Vice Chancellor of Switzerland André Simonazzi has died during a mountain hike, AzVision.az reports citing the country's government portal.

“André Simonazzi, aged 55, had a fondness for mountain hikes. Tragically, during one of his beloved hikes on a Friday, he fainted and died. He is survived by his wife and three adult children,” the government said in a statement.

To note, Simonazzi was appointed Vice Chancellor of and Spokesman for the Swiss Federal Council in November 2008.

 


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