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German literature educator

Franz Wolfgang Fruehwald, German literature educator. President Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, since 1999. Member American Association Leaders Germany (honorary), Goettingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Academy Europa, North-Rhine Westfalia Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and the Humanities.

Background

Fruehwald, Franz Wolfgang was born on August 2, 1935 in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany. Son of Konrad August and Maria Anna (Schutzmarlin) Fruehwald.

Education

States exams, University Munich, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University Munich, 1961. Doctor, University Munich, 1969.

Doctor (honorary), University Bristol. Doctor (honorary), University Dublin. Doctor (honorary), Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Doctor (honorary), University Muenster.

Career

Assistant professor, U. Munich, 1958-1964; assistant professor, U. Bochum, Germany, 1964-1969; assistant professor, U. Erlangen and Muenster, Germany, 1969-1970; professor, U. Trier, Germany, 1970-1974; professor, U. Munich, 1974-1991, 98-; president, German Research Association, Bonn, Germany, 1992-1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals and chapters in books. Editor: Historical and Critical Edition of complete works and letters of Clemens Brentano, since 1975, diverse journals in field, since 1962.

Membership

President Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, since 1999. Member American Association Leaders Germany (honorary), Goettingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Academy Europa, North-Rhine Westfalia Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and the Humanities.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: biking, hiking.

Connections

Married Viktoria Hedwig Schwarzkopf, October 30, 1958. Children: Johannes, Stefan, Maria, Barbara, Michael.

father:
Konrad August Fruehwald

mother:
Maria Anna (Schutzmarlin) Fruehwald

spouse:
Viktoria Hedwig Schwarzkopf

child:
Stefan Fruehwald

child:
Maria Fruehwald

child:
Barbara Fruehwald

child:
Michael Fruehwald

child:
Johannes Fruehwald