Willi Ritschard (1983)
Willi Ritschard (1983)

Willi Ritschard (sometimes Willy Ritschard, 28 September 1918 – 16 October 1983) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1974–1983).

He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on 5 December 1973 and died in office on 16 October 1983. He was affiliated with the Social Democratic Party.

During his time in office he held the following departments:

He was President of the Confederation in 1978.


Preceded by
Hans-Peter Tschudi
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
Succeeded by
Otto Stich