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science historian

Hans Wussing, German science historian. Member Saxonian Academy of Sciences, International Academy History Science, International Union History of Science (assistant secretary, vice president 1981-1994, Kenneth O. May prize 1993).

Background

Wussing, Hans was born on October 15, 1927 in Waldheim, Sachsen, Germany. Son of Hans and Lucie (Altmann) Wussing.

Education

Doctor rerum naturalium (Doctor in Sciences), University Leipzig, Germany, 1957. Habilitation, University Leipzig, 1967.

Career

Assistant University Leipzig, 1957-1967, docent, 1967-1968, professor, 1968-1992.

Works

Membership

Member Saxonian Academy of Sciences, International Academy History Science, International Union History of Science (assistant secretary, vice president 1981-1994, Kenneth O. May prize 1993).

Connections

Married Gerlinde Walter, October 25, 1952. 1 child, Petra.

father:
Hans Wussing

mother:
Lucie (Altmann) Wussing

spouse:
Gerlinde Walter

child:
Petra Wussing