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Clas Michael Naumann zu Königsbrück

Clas Michael Naumann zu Königsbrück, museum director, zoology educator. Fellow Rotary; member Russian Entomological Society (honorary), Societas Europaea Lepidopterologica (honorary), 2000.

Background

  • Königsbrück, Clas Michael Naumann zu was born on June 26, 1939 in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany. Son of Eberhard Bruno and Freda Irene (Hannemann) Naumann zu Königsbrück.

  • Education

    • Doctor rerum naturalium, University Bonn, Germany, 1970. Doctor rerum naturalium habilitatus, University Munich, 1977.

    Career

    • Teacher University Kabul, Afghanistan, 1970-1972. Science assistant University Bonn, 1973-1974, University Munich, 1975-1977. Professor University Bielefeld, Germany, 1977-1989, University Bonn, Germany, 1989—2004.

      Director Zoologisches Forschungsinstitut und Museum Alexander Koenig, Bonn, 1989—2004. Member presidium Arbeitsgem., Afghanistan, 1985, Germany, 85. Consultant referee Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Germany, 1992—1999.

      Member science advisory board World Wildlife Fund Germany, 1992—1995. Member German National Committee for Unesco Program-Man and Biosphere, 1992—1995. Vice chairman United Nations Educational program, Diversitas Deutschland, from 1997.

      Coordinator Biodiversity Transect Analysis Africa/East, 2000—2004. Chairman Kabul committee University Bonn, 2000—2004. President German-Afghan University Society, 2002—2004.

      Chairman Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Germany-Verte-brata, 2002—2004.

    Works

    • Author: Die Kirghisen des Afghanischen Pamir, 1977. Co-author: The Western Palaenartic Zygaeidae, 1999. Editor (editor-in-chief): Zoologischer Anzeiger, since 1994, Entomologische Zeitschrift, since 1999.

      Editor: (managing editor) Handbook of Palaearctic Macrolepidoptera, since 1988.

    Membership

    Fellow Rotary; member Russian Entomological Society (honorary), Societas Europaea Lepidopterologica (honorary), 2000.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, books, entomology, photography, music.

    Connections

    • Married Storai Nawabi, December 17, 1974. Children: Alexander Eberhard, Roxana Jamila.
    • father: Eberhard Bruno Naumann
    • mother: Freda Irene (Hannemann) Naumann
    • spouse: Storai Nawabi
    • children: Alexander Eberhard Königsbrück
    • Roxana Jamila Königsbrück
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    Born June 26, 1939
    Died February 15, 2004
    (aged 64)
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    • 1970
      University Bonn
    • 1977
      University Munich
    • 1970 - 1972
      Teacher, University Kabul
      Afghanistan
    • 1973 - 1974
      science assistant, University Bonn
    • 1975 - 1977
      science assistant, University Bonn
    • 1977 - 1989
      professor, University Bielefeld
      Germany
    • 1989 - 2004
      professor, University Bielefeld
      Germany
    • 1989 - 2004
      director, Zoologisches Forschungsinstitut und Museum Alexander Koenig
      Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany