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Peter Michael Fischer

Peter Michael Fischer, Austrian archaeologist, researcher. Recipient Björnstjernska award Royal Swedish Academy Literature, 1991. Member Rotary International, Explorers Club, Royal Swedish Academy Letters, History and Antiquities, Gnistan.

Background

  • Fischer, Peter Michael was born on November 22, 1946 in Vienna. Arrived in Sweden, 1966.

  • Education

    • Student, University Vienna, 1966. Doctor of Dental Surgery, University Göteborg, Sweden, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Archaeology, University Göteborg, Sweden, 1981.

    Career

    • Dentist, Göteborg, 1972-1977. Archaeologist University Göteborg, since 1977, assistant professor, 1986. Professor Vienna University, since 2000.

      Director Swedish Jordan Expedition, since 1989. Project director Swedish-Palestinian excavations Tell El-Ajjul, Gaza, 2000. Chairman Scandinavian Archaeometry Center, Göteborg, since 1989.

    Membership

    Member Rotary International, Explorers Club, Royal Swedish Academy Letters, History and Antiquities, Gnistan.

    Personality

    Interests

    Paragliding, skiing, windsurfing, tennis, old cars.

    Connections

    • Married Ingrid Birgitta Bornell, July 8, 1977. Children: Michael, Andreas.
    • spouse: Ingrid Birgitta Bornell
    • children: Michael Fischer
    • Andreas Fischer
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    Born November 22, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1966
      University Vienna
    • 1972
      University Göteborg
    • 1981
      University Göteborg
    • 1972 - 1977
      Dentist
      Göteborg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden

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