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Erdmann Gormsen

Erdmann Gormsen, German geography educator. Recipient Aguila Azteca medal President of Mexico, 1986. Member Hochschulverband, Verband Deutscher Hochschullehrer der Geographie.; Member Moravian Church.

Background

  • Gormsen, Erdmann was born on October 8, 1929 in Konigsfeld, Germany. Son of Harald Christian and Marie Elisabeth (Erdmann) Gormsen.

  • Education

    • Staatsexamen, University Heidelberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1956, Doctor of Philosophy., 1962. University assistant University Heidelberg, 1957-1963, associate professor, 1970. Research fellow German Research Foundation, Puebla, Mexico, 1964-1965.

      Program specialist United Nations Educational, Paris, 1966-1969. Professor geography University Mainz, Federal Republic Germany, since 1971. Co-chairman International Geography Union Working Group on Market-Place Exchange Systems, 1973-1984.

      Member, consultant Landesplanungsbeirat Rheinland-Pfalz, Mainz, since 1983.

    Career

    • Professor geography University Mainz, Federal Republic Germany, since 1971. Board directors Deutsch-Mexikanische Gesellschaft, Dusseldorf, Federal Republic Germany, since 1972.

    Works

    • Author: Barquisimeto, Venezuela, 1963. Author, editor: Market Distribution Systems, 1976, The Impact of Tourism on Regional Development and Culture Change, 1985, Lateinamerika im Brennpunkt, aktuelle Forschungen deutscher Geographen, 1987. Co-editor: Market-Place Exchange, Spatial Analysis and Policy, 1979, Market-Place Exchange, Empirical and Theoretical Studies, 1982.

      Co-editor Mainzer Geographische Studien, since 1972. Board directors Deutsch-Mexikanische Gesellschaft, Dusseldorf, Federal Republic Germany, since 1972.

    Membership

    Member Hochschulverband, Verband Deutscher Hochschullehrer der Geographie. Member Moravian Church.

    Connections

    • Married Hannelore Martens, July 11, 1964 (deceased August 1978).; married Jutta Schütz, March 19, 1980. Children: Nikolaus Andreas, Dagmar Christine.
    • father: Harald Christian Gormsen
    • mother: Marie Elisabeth (Erdmann) Gormsen
    • spouses: Hannelore Martens
    • Jutta Schütz
    • children: Nikolaus Andreas Gormsen
    • Dagmar Christine Gormsen
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    Born October 8, 1929
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