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Paul Kirchhof

Paul Kirchhof, German supreme court judge, law educator. Recipient Orden: Grosse Verdienstkreuz mit Stern und Schulterband des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1999, Österreichisches Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst Erster Klasse, 2000, Heinrich-Brauns-Preis, 2000, Hanns-Martin Schleyer-Preis, 2000-2001, Ludwig-Erhoud prize, Verdienstunedaille des Lanoles Boden-Wurttenberg, 2000, Eugen-Bolz prize, 2001.

Background

  • Kirchhof, Paul was born on February 21, 1943 in Osnabrück, Germany. Son of Ferdinand and Liselotte (Kersten) Kirchhof.

  • Education

    • Juris Doctor, University Munich, 1966. Juris Doctor habilitation, University Heidelberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1974.

    Career

    • Wissenschaften assistant University Heidelberg, 1970-1974. Professor law University Münster, Federal Republic Germany, 1975-1981, vice president, 1976-1978. Professor law University Heidelberg, since 1981, dean of faculty law, 1984-1985.

      Judge supreme (constitutional) court Supreme (Constitutional) Court Federal Republic Germany, 1987-1999. Member supervisory board Deutsche Bank, 2004—2006.

    Works

    Membership

    Member Heidelberger Akademy Wissenschaften, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Vorsiteuder Standlgten Deputation Deutschen Jurisleudoges, Vorsitzender der Deutschen Stenajunistischern Gesellschaft, Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Jutta Hellbrügge. Children: Paulus, Charlotte, Gregor, Friederike.
    • father: Ferdinand Kirchhof
    • mother: Liselotte (Kersten) Kirchhof
    • spouse: Jutta Hellbrügge
    • children: Paulus Kirchhof
    • Charlotte Kirchhof
    • Gregor Kirchhof
    • Friederike Kirchhof
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    Born February 21, 1943
    (age 74)
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    • 1966
      University Munich
    • 1974
      University Heidelberg
    • 1970 - 1974
      Wissenschaftliche assistant, University Heidelberg
    • 1975 - 1981
      professor, law University M+-nster
    • 1981
      professor, law University Heidelberg
    • 1984 - 1985
      professor, law University Heidelberg
    • 1987 - 1999
      judge supreme (constitutional) court Supreme (Constitutional) Court Federal Republic Germany