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Kuczynski Jurgen

Kuczynski Jurgen, German labor historian, educator. Member Parliament, Volkskammer, Berlin, 1949-1958.; Served as civilian with United States Army, 1944-1945.; Fellow Royal Statistical Society; member International Economic History Association (vice president), Academy of Sciences Russia, Academy of Sciences German Democratic Republic.

Background

  • Jurgen, Kuczynski was born on September 17, 1904 in Elberfeld, Germany. Son of Rene Robert and Bertha (Gradenwitz) K.

  • Education

    • Graduate Brookings Institute, Washington, 1926.

    Career

    • Research director American Federation of Labor-Congress, Washington, 1927-1928. Research fellow Brookings Institute, 1928-1929. Journalist, editor Finanzpolitische Korrespondenz, Berlin, 1929-1933.

      Professor University Berlin, 1946-1967. Director Institute fü r Wirtschaftsgeschichte, Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin, German Domocratic Republic, 1956-1967.

    Works

    • Author: History of Labour Conditions, 40 vols., 1959-1970. History of Social Sciences, 10 vols., 1975-1978. History of Every Day Life in Germany, 5 vols., 1981-1983.

    Membership

    Member Parliament, Volkskammer, Berlin, 1949-1958. Served as civilian with United States Army, 1944-1945. Fellow Royal Statistical Society.

    Member International Economic History Association (vice president), Academy of Sciences Russia, Academy of Sciences German Democratic Republic.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading detective stories.

    Connections

    • Married Marguerite Steinfeld, September 18, 1928. Children– Madeleine, Peter, Thomas.
    • father: Rene Robert K.
    • mother: Bertha (Gradenwitz) K.
    • spouse: Marguerite Steinfeld
    • children: Madeleine Jurgen
    • Peter Jurgen
    • Thomas Jurgen
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