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academic administrator , theology studies educator

Hans Heinrich Schmid, Swiss theology studies educator, academic administrator. Recipient Golden Order of Merit, Republic of Austria, 1996. Member Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft fur Theologie (president 1984-1990), Schweizerische Gesellschaft fur Orientalische Altertums Wissenschaft (board directors 1976-1989), Gelehrte Gesellschaft, others.

Background

Schmid, Hans Heinrich was born on October 22, 1937 in Zurich, Switzerland. Son of Gotthard and Erika (Hug) Schmid.

Education

Doctor in Theological, University Zurich, 1965. Doctor in Theological honoris causa, University Leipzig, 1991.

Career

Assistant professor University Zurich, 1967-1969, professor Old Testament studies, 1976-1988, rector, 1988-2000. Professor Kirchliche Hochschule Bethel, Bielefeld, Federal Republic Germany, 1969-1976. Retired, 2000.

Membership

Member Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft fur Theologie (president 1984-1990), Schweizerische Gesellschaftfur Orientalische Altertums wissenschaft (board directors 1976-1989), Gelehrte Gesellschaft, others. Member Freisinnig-demokratische Partei.

Connections

Married Christa Nievergelt, January 6, 1962. Children: Anna Regula, Konrad Heinrich, Ulrich Martin, Verena Elisabeth.

father:
Gotthard Schmid

mother:
Erika (Hug) Schmid

spouse:
Christa Nievergelt

children:
Ulrich Martin Schmid

Konrad Heinrich Schmid

Anna Regula Schmid

Verena Elisabeth Schmid