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Education educator

Ilpo Tapani Piirainen, Finnish education educator. Member S.-E. German History Commission, 1989—2008; president Lutheran Church Germany, 1989—1993; Member of Sprache der Wirtschaftspresse, Rotary.

Background

Piirainen, Ilpo Tapani was born on November 15, 1941 in Kiihtelysvaara, Finland. Arrived in Germany, 1972. Son of Eemil and Irja Augusta (Honkasalo) Piirainen.

Education

Master of Arts, University Helsinki, Finland, 1965. Licenciate in philosophy, University Helsinki, Finland, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, Finland, 1969.

Career

Docent University Jyväskylä, Finland, 1970-1972. Researcher Academy Finland, Helsinki, 1970-1972. Professor Pedagogical College, Münster, Germany, 1972-1980, University Münster, 1980—2007.

Honorary professor University Bochum, Germany, 1980—2007.

Membership

Member S.-E. German History Commission, 1989—2008. President Lutheran Church Germany, 1989—1993. Member of Sprache der Wirtschaftspresse, Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, culture of Slavonic countries.

Connections

Married Elisabeth Martha Dörrie, September 28, 1967. Children: Ilpo Heikki, Anne Elisabeth, Martti Tapani.

father:
Eemil Piirainen

mother:
Irja Augusta (Honkasalo) Piirainen

spouse:
Elisabeth Martha Dörrie

children:
Anne Elisabeth Piirainen

Martti Tapani Piirainen

Ilpo Heikki Piirainen