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Hans D. Oppel

Hans D. Oppel, German archivist, librarian. Vice president Europa-Union Deutschland, Kreisverband Bocholt-Borken, 1994-2004. Member German-British Society Bocholt (founding member), Conference German City Archivists (member technical committee 1992-2004), Lions Clubs International (deputy governor 1985-1987, 94-96, governor 1996-1997).

Background

  • Oppel, Hans D. was born on September 18, 1945 in Bad Kissingen, Germany. Son of Georg Karl and Gertrud (Lange) Oppel.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Universität Würzburg, Germany, 1976.

    Career

    • Head archivist City of Bocholt, Germany. Head Bibliothek der Deutschen Heimatzeitschriften, Bocholt, 1991-2001. Head logistics Katastrophenschutz Institute, Bocholt, 1982-1997.

      Head bibliography Euregio, 1988-1994. Associate member board Banaras Hindu University former Deutscher Heimatbund, Bonn, Germany, 1991-2002. Chairman Fachgruppe Heimatzeitschriften beim Deutschen Heimatbund, Bonn, 1992-1999, Fachgruppe Heimat und Umwelt: Medien u Öffentlichkeitsarbeit, 1999-2002.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: teaching writing, travelling, music, reading.

    Works

    • Author, editor Unser Bocholt, since 1977. Author: (films) Stunde Null, Der Anfang vom Ende, Schõne Stunden, heisse Wochen, wilde Jahre, Bocholt-Europastadt im Umbruch
    • also essays.

    Membership

    Vice president Europa-Union Deutschland, Kreisverband Bocholt-Borken, 1994-2004. Member German-British Society Bocholt (founding member), Conference German City Archivists (member technical committee 1992-2004), Lions Clubs International (deputy governor 1985-1987, 94-96, governor 1996-1997).

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: teaching writing, travelling, music, reading.

    Connections

    • father: Georg Karl Oppel
    • mother: Gertrud (Lange) Oppel
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    Born September 18, 1945
    (age 71)
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    • 1976
      University Würzburg
    • 1991 - 2001
      head, Bibliothek der Deutschen Heimatzeitschriften
      Bocholt, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany