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Secondary education educator , Museum director

Helmut Burmeister, museum director, secondary education educator. Decorated Federal Order of Merit (Germany); recipient Ehrenbrief award Land Hessen, 1985, Forderpreis zum Kulturpreis, 1992, Paul Dierichs Stiftung prize, HNA newspaper, 1982, others. Director Town of Hofgeismar Museum, since 1977; president Hofgeismar Parliament Social Democrat Party, 1991-1997; active various Hessian cultural organizations.

Background

Burmeister, Helmut was born on July 7, 1940 in Kassel, Hesse, Germany. Son of Heinrich-August and Annemarie (Steinbach) Burmeister.

Career

Abitur Albert Schweitzer School, Kassel, Germany, 1960. Graduate Philipps University, Marburg, Germany, 1967. Certified secondary education teacher.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: Die Geschichte unserer Heimat, since 1988. Editor (essays/yearbook) Zeitschrift fur Hessische Geschichte und Landeskunde, 1984-1999 (Golden Shield of Honor award), 1986, Jahrbuch des Landkreises Kassel, since 1972 (Silver Shield award 1992, Golden Needle of Honor 1997).

Membership

Director Town of Hofgeismar Museum, since 1977. President Hofgeismar Parliament Social Democrat Party, 1991-1997. Active various Hessian cultural organizations.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, gardening, dogs, birds, danish paintings.

Connections

Married Gudrum Gross, March 12, 1966. Children: Thorsten, Heike, Arne.

father:
Heinrich-August Burmeister

mother:
Annemarie (Steinbach) Burmeister

spouse:
Gudrum Gross

children:
Arne Burmeister

Thorsten Burmeister

Heike Burmeister