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Christian Karl W. Schmitt

Christian Karl W. Schmitt, romance linguist, educator. Recipient Preis der Neuphilologischen Fakultät Heidelberg, 1973. Member Society de Linguistique Romane, Deutscher Romanistenverband, Deutscher Hispanistenverband.

Background

  • Schmitt, Christian Karl W. was born on March 27, 1944 in Mosbach, Germany. Son of Karl Martin and Herta Anna Clara (Fiehn) Schmitt.

  • Education

    • Staatsexamen, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1973. Doctor philosophy habilitatus, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1977.

    Career

    • Wissenschaftlicher assistant University Heidelberg, Germany, 1969-1977, privatdozent Germany, 1977. Professor University Hamburg, Germany, 1977-1979, University Bonn, Germany, 1979-1983. Full professor University Heidelberg, Germany, 1984-1988, University Bonn, Germany, since 1988, director Seminary of Romance Languages, dean Germany, 1992-1996.

      Director Heidelberg Institute Translatology, 1984-1988, Romanisches Seminar Bonn, since 1988. Director International Board of Universities for Translators and Interpreters, 1985-1987. Member Kuratorium Deutsch-Französisches Jugendwerk, 1992-1998.

    Works

    • Editor Romanistisches Jahrbuch, since 1988. Editor, author: Handbook of Romance Linguistics, 1988-2001, History of Romance Languages, since 2003. Author: The Linguistic Areas of Galloromania, 1974, Dictionary of Industries: French/German, German/French, 1993, Contributions to Developmental Linguistics, 1988, New Methods in Translation, 1990, Andrés Bello, 2000.

    Membership

    Member Society de Linguistique Romane, Deutscher Romanistenverband, Deutscher Hispanistenverband.

    Personality

    Interests

    Chess-game, handball, music, folklore, athletics.

    Connections

    • Married Danielle Blanche Fouache, August 1, 1970. Children: Frank, Jens.
    • father: Karl Martin Schmitt
    • mother: Herta Anna Clara (Fiehn) Schmitt
    • spouse: Danielle Blanche Fouache
    • children: Frank Schmitt
    • Jens Schmitt
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    Born March 27, 1944
    (age 73)
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    • 1968
      University Heidelberg
    • 1973
      University Heidelberg
    • 1977
      University Heidelberg
    • 1969 - 1977
      Wissenschaftlicher assistant, University Heidelberg
      Germany
    • 1977 - 1979
      professor, University Hamburg
      Germany
    • 1977
      Wissenschaftlicher assistant, University Heidelberg
    • 1979 - 1983
      professor, University Hamburg
      Germany
    • 1984 - 1988
      full professor, University Heidelberg
      Germany
    • 1988
      full professor, University Heidelberg
      Germany
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