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Günter Niggl

Günter Niggl, German literary historian, researcher. Member Catholic Academy in Bavaria.


  • Niggl, Günter was born on July 12, 1934 in Augsburg, Germany. Son of Hans and Erna (Kirstahler) Niggl.

  • Education

    • Diploma, University Munich, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Munich, 1965. Doctor habilitatus, University Munich, 1973.


    • Lecturer new German literature history University Munich, 1973-1977. Professor German literature science University Eichstätt, Federal Republic Germany, since 1977.


    • Author: The Word "Fromm" in the Work of Goethe, 1967, History of German Autobiography in the l8th Century, 1977, Joseph von Eichendorff in Contemporary Criticism, 3 vols., 1975-1986, The Autobiography: Form and History of a Literary Genre, 1989, second edition, 1998, Studies in German Literature during the Age of Goethe, 2001.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member Catholic Academy in Bavaria.


    • Married Irmgard Hilgers, July 23, 1962. 1 child, Bernhard.
    • father: Hans Niggl
    • mother: Erna (Kirstahler) Niggl
    • spouse: Irmgard Hilgers
    • child: Bernhard Niggl
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    Born July 12, 1934
    • 1959
      University Munich
    • 1965
      University Munich
    • 1973
      University Munich
    • 1973 - 1977
      Lecturer, new German literature history University Munich
    • 1977
      professor, German literature science University Eichst+ntt