logo logo

Martin Guntau

Martin Guntau, German historian. Recipient History of Geology award Geological Society of America, 1993, Sue Tyler Friedman medal Geological Society London, 1997.

Background

  • Guntau, Martin was born on October 12, 1933 in Gilgenau, E.Prussia, Germany. Son of Arthur Kurt and Gertrud Emilie (Dembeck) Guntau.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Mineralogy, Mining Academy, Freiberg, Germany, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1964. Dr.sc.phil., Humboldt University, Berlin, 1977.

    Career

    • Tutor in mineralogy Mining Academy, Freiberg, 1958-1961, curator mineralogy, 1964-1973, assistant professor history of science, 1973-1976. Research fellow history, philosophy Humboldt University, Berlin, 1961-1964. Associate professor history of science University Rostock, Germany, 1976-1981, full professor Germany, 1981-1992.

      Retired, head history of science group Germany, 1976-1992, director department history Germany, 1986-1989. Director Mineralogical Museum, Mining Academy, 1965-1970.

    Works

    • Author: Der Aktualismus in den Geologischen Wissenschaften, 1967, Die Genesis der Geologie als Wissenschaft, 1984. Editor: Der Ursprung der modernen Wissenschaften, 1987, Geschichte der Wissenschaften in Lateinamerika, 1992, Mecklenburger im Ausland, 2001. Founder, editor: (series) Rostocker Wissenschaftshistorische Manuskripte, Nos. 1-21, 1978-1992.

    Membership

    Chairman Working Group on the History of Geological Sciences, Berlin, 1976-1983. Secretary-general International Commission on the History of Geological Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1976-1984, president, Rostock, 1989-1992. Member Society on Geophysical Society (Berlin, board directors 1966-1984, A.G. Werner medal 1980), Ernst-Alban Society on the History of Science and Technology (chairman 1993-1998, honorary member), History of Earth Science Society (councilor 1993-1994).

    Personality

    Interests

    Collecting minerals, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Brigitte Kaethe Reh, September 2, 1961. Children: Matthias, Dorothea.
    • father: Arthur Kurt Guntau
    • mother: Gertrud Emilie (Dembeck) Guntau
    • spouse: Brigitte Kaethe Reh
    • children: Matthias Guntau
    • Dorothea Guntau
    Martin Guntau
    See on larger map
    Born October 12, 1933
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1958
      Mining Academy
    • 1964
      Humboldt University
    • 1977
      Humboldt University
    • 1958 - 1961
      Tutor in mineralogy Mining Academy
      Freiberg, Sachsen, Germany, Sachsen, Germany
    • 1961 - 1964
      research fellow, history
      Berlin, Germany
    • 1964 - 1973
      Tutor in mineralogy Mining Academy
    • 1976 - 1981
      associate, professor history of science University Rostock
      Germany
    • show more ...

    Contributor  

    Ivan Vtorov last changed 23/08/2017 view changes
    • Other Names
    • Spelling variants for First Name
    • Spelling variants for Last/Family/Name
    • Middle Name
    • Album
      • Photo
    • College/University
      • Mining Academy
        • present
        • Main photo
      • Humboldt University
        • present
        • Main photo
      • Humboldt University
        • present
        • Main photo
    • Career
      • professor history of science University Rostock
        • Description
        • Address
        • mainPhoto
      • history
        • Location
        • Description
        • Address
        • mainPhoto
      • Tutor in mineralogy Mining Academy
        • Location
        • Description
        • Address
        • mainPhoto
      • Tutor in mineralogy Mining Academy
        • Description
        • Address
        • mainPhoto
      • professor history of science
        • Description
        • Address
        • mainPhoto
      • Germany
        • Description
        • Address
        • mainPhoto
      • history of science group Germany
        • Description
        • Address
        • mainPhoto
      • history of science group Germany
        • Description
        • Address
        • mainPhoto
      • department history Germany
        • Description
        • Address
        • mainPhoto
    • Awards
      • null
    • Works
      • Author: Der Aktualismus in den Geologischen Wissenschaften, 1967, Die Genesis der Geologie als Wissenschaft, 1984. Editor: Der Ursprung der modernen Wissenschaften, 1987, Geschichte der Wissenschaften in Lateinamerika, 1992, Mecklenburger im Ausland, 2001. Founder, editor: (series) Rostocker Wissenschaftshistorische Manuskripte, Nos. 1-21, 1978-1992.
        • Link
        • Works description
        • mainPhoto
    • Relatives
      • Matthias Guntau
        • Description
        • mainPhoto
      • Dorothea Guntau
        • Description
        • mainPhoto
      • Gertrud Emilie (Dembeck) Guntau
        • Description
        • mainPhoto
      • Brigitte Kaethe Reh
        • Description
        • mainPhoto
      • Arthur Kurt Guntau
        • Description
        • mainPhoto
    • Person Photo
    • Religious beliefs
    • Views and World outlook
    • Quotations
    • Party affiliation description
    • Favorite Sports & Clubs
    • Favorite Athletes
    • Ethnicity details
    • College/University Description
    • Favorite Political Figures
    • Favorite Philosophers & Thinkers
    • Favorite Music & Bands
    • Favorite writers
    • Favorite Artists
    • Personality
    • Quotes from others about the person
    • Physical Characteristics
    Go
    up
    Edit Profile