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Botany educator

Hartmut Karl Lichtenthaler, German botany educator. Recipient Order of Merits, Federal Republic. Germany, 2001. Member European Society Plant Physiology (president 1984-1986).

Background

Lichtenthaler, Hartmut Karl was born on June 20, 1934 in Weinheim, Germany. Son of Wilhelm and Emma (Hick) Lichtenthaler.

Education

Master Pharmacy, University Karlsruhe, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy in Botany, University Heidelberg, 1961. Honorary Doctor (honorary), University Brno, Czech Republic, 1996.

Honorary Doctor (honorary), Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary, 1998. Honorary Doctor (honorary), Szent Istvan University, Goedoelloe, Hungary, 2001.

Career

Euratom research fellow Centre d'Etudes Nucleaire, Grenoble, France, 1961. North Atlantic Treaty Organization research fellow University California, Berkeley, 1962-1964. Science assistant, docent, then associate professor University Munster, Federal Republic Germany, 1964-1970.

Professor, director department botany University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1970—2001, professor emeritus Germany, since 2001.

Membership

Member European Society Plant Physiology (president 1984-1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    European history, art history.

Connections

Married Regine Schneider, 1966. Children: Stefan, Eckhard, Ulrich.

father:
Wilhelm Lichtenthaler

mother:
Emma (Hick) Lichtenthaler

spouse:
Regine Schneider

child:
Stefan Lichtenthaler

child:
Eckhard Lichtenthaler

child:
Ulrich Lichtenthaler