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Friedrich Wilhelm

Friedrich Wilhelm was German historian. Member of American Oriental Society.

Background

  • Wilhelm, Friedrich was born on April 12, 1932 in Leipzig, Germany. Son of Friedrich Wilhelm and Elisabeth Leonhardt.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1956. Venia legendi, University Munich, 1963.

    Career

    • Docent University Munich, 1963—1969, professor Indology and Tibetology, 1969—1998. Retired, 1998

      Visiting professor Columbia University, New York City, 1965—1966, College de France, Paris, 1976, Wolfson College, Oxford, England, 1980—1982, Oxford, 1999.

    Works

    • Author: Political Polemiken in the Arthashastra, 1960, Indien (History), 1967, editor (eight books by German Indologists).

    Membership

    Member of American Oriental Society.

    Connections

    • Married Gertraude Billig, November 8, 1957. Children: Friedrich, Philipp.
    • father: Friedrich Wilhelm
    • mother: Elisabeth Leonhardt
    • spouse: Gertraude Billig
    • children: Friedrich Wilhelm
    • Philipp Wilhelm
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    Born April 12, 1932
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    • 1956
      Humboldt University
    • 1963
      University Munich
    • 1998
      retired