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Oskar Leuer Max von Hinüber

Oskar Leuer Max von Hinüber, German Indology educator, retired. Recipient Friedrich Weller prize, Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften Leipzig, 2001. Member of Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenscahften, Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literature, Mainz, Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft (honorary; zvorsitzender 1984-1994), American Oriental Society (honorary).

Background

  • Hinüber, Oskar Leuer Max von was born on February 18, 1939 in Hannover, Germany. Son of Oscar and Erika (Tidow) von Hinüber.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, 1966. Habilitation, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, 1973.

    Career

    • Assistant Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, 1965—1972, assistant professor, 1972—1974, professor, 1974—1981, Albert-Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany, 1981—1992, full professor Germany, 1992—2006. General secretary International Association Buddhist Studies, 1995—2002, president, since 2007. Commander German Navy Reserve.

    Works

    • A Handbook of Pali Literature
    • The Handbook deals with the whole of the literature in Pali, the liturgical language of Theravada Buddhism, which is still alive in Ceylon and South-East Asia.

    Membership

    Member of Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenscahften, Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literature, Mainz, Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft (honorary. Zvorsitzender 1984-1994), American Oriental Society (honorary).

    Connections

    • Married Haiyan Hu-von Hinüber, August 17, 1990.
    • father: Oscar Hinüber
    • mother: Erika (Tidow) Hinüber
    • spouse: Haiyan Hu-von Hinüber
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    Born February 18, 1939
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    • 1966
      Johannes Gutenberg University
    • 1973
      Johannes Gutenberg University
    • 1965 - 1972
      Assistant, Johannes Gutenberg University
      Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
    • 1981 - 1992
      Assistant, Johannes Gutenberg University
      Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany