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literature historian

Friedrich Heinrich Nies, German literature historian. Decorated Commander Palmes Academiques, Verdienstkreuz am Bande (Federal Republic Germany); recipient prix France-Allemagne, 1990, prix A.v. Humboldt pour la Cooperative Science, 1991, prix Académie d'Alsace, 1994. Member Deutscher Romanistenverband (president 1983-1987), Society Literature History France.

Background

Nies, Friedrich Heinrich was born on February 13, 1934 in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Son of Fritz and Lilli P. (Gutmann) Nies.

Education

Graduate, University Heidelberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Heidelberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1961. Doctor (honorary), University Nantes, 1992.

Career

Assistant d'allemand College Courbevoie, France, 1957-1958. Lecteur d'allemand University Rennes, France, 1959-1961. Lecturer, Akademischer Rat University Heidelberg, 1961-1970.

Professor University Dusseldorf, Federal Republic Germany, since 1970, dean faculty Federal Republic Germany, 1977-1978. Visiting professor University Nanterre, France, 1981, University California, Davis, 1989, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, 1999, University Nantes, France, 1999, College France, Paris, 2004. President Fachausschuss D.F.G., 1980-1984, Rektoratsbeauftragter für Auslandsbeziehungen University, 1974-1999.

Works

Membership

Member Deutscher Romanistenverband (president 1983-1987), Society Literature History France.

Connections

Married Hildegard A. Hansen, December 29, 1959. Children: Axel, Barbara A., Charlotte.

father:
Fritz Nies

mother:
Lilli P. (Gutmann) Nies

spouse:
Hildegard A. Hansen

children:
Charlotte Nies

Axel Nies

Barbara A. Nies