As West Germany’s economy fired up after the Second World War, a nouveau riche of sausage manufacturers, toolmakers and supermarket entrepreneurs craved the dignity of a title to mask their humble origins. Designations such as “Herr Consul”, “Herr Doktor” and “Herr Professor” could make all the difference when it came to gaining an entrée to a classier social milieu. In the early Sixties word spread that a mysterious young fixer with a big grin could offer such titles for a price.
Taking advantage of the connections of his British stepfather, a former diplomat, Hans Hermann Weyer made contact with nation states in Latin America and Africa that could not afford to set up consulates in Europe, but would be willing to sell the title of
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