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Hans-Urlich Wehler

educator , historian

Hans-Urlich Wehler, German historian, educator. Member of American History Association (honorary; foreign member), American Academy Arts and Sciences (honorary; 2006).

Background

Wehler, Hans-Urlich was born on September 11, 1931 in Freudenberg, Siegerland, Germany.

Education

Educated, University Bonn. Educated, Ohio University. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cologne, Germany, 1960.

Career

Assistant professor German history, Colgne, Germany, 1968—1970. Assistant professor American history John F. Kennedy Institute Free University, Berlin, 1970—1971. Professional, chairman Department History University Bielefeld, Germany, 1971—1996, professor emeritus Germany, since 1996.

Visiting professor Harvard University, Massachusetts, 1972, Massachusetts, 89, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1976, Stanford University, California, 1983—1984, California, 2004, University Bern, 1987—1988, Yale University, Connecticut, 1997.

Works

  • Author: many books. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American History Association (honorary. Foreign member), American Academy Arts and Sciences (honorary.

Connections

Married Renate Pfitsch, 1958. Children: Markus, Fabian, Dominik.

spouse:
Renate Pfitsch

children:
Markus Wehler

Fabian Wehler

Dominik Wehler