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historian

Friedrich Wilhelm, German historian. Member of American Oriental Society.

Background

Wilhelm, Friedrich was born on April 12, 1932 in Leipzig, Germany. Son of Friedrich Wilhelm and Elisabeth Leonhardt.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1956. Venia legendi, University Munich, 1963.

Career

Docent University Munich, 1963—1969, professor Indology and Tibetology, 1969—1998. Retired, 1998

Visiting professor Columbia University, New York City, 1965—1966, College de France, Paris, 1976, Wolfson College, Oxford, England, 1980—1982, Oxford, 1999.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Political Polemiken in the Arthashastra, 1960, Indien (History), 1967, editor (eight books by German Indologists).

Membership

Member of American Oriental Society.

Connections

Married Gertraude Billig, November 8, 1957. Children: Friedrich, Philipp.

father:
Friedrich Wilhelm

mother:
Elisabeth Leonhardt

spouse:
Gertraude Billig

children:
Friedrich Wilhelm

Philipp Wilhelm