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Oskar Leuer Max von Hinüber

Indology educator

Oskar Leuer Max von Hinüber, German Indology educator, retired. Recipient Friedrich Weller prize, Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften Leipzig, 2001. Member of Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenscahften, Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literature, Mainz, Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft (honorary; zvorsitzender 1984-1994), American Oriental Society (honorary).

Background

Hinüber, Oskar Leuer Max von was born on February 18, 1939 in Hannover, Germany. Son of Oscar and Erika (Tidow) von Hinüber.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, 1966. Habilitation, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, 1973.

Career

Assistant Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, 1965—1972, assistant professor, 1972—1974, professor, 1974—1981, Albert-Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany, 1981—1992, full professor Germany, 1992—2006. General secretary International Association Buddhist Studies, 1995—2002, president, since 2007. Commander German Navy Reserve.

Works

book A Handbook of Pali Literature book A Handbook of Pali Literature (Indian Philology and South Asian Studies) book A Handbook of Pali Literature New edition by Oskar Von Hinuber (2008) Hardcover book [(A Handbook of Pali Literature)] [Author: Oskar von Hinüber] published on (July, 2000)

Membership

Member of Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenscahften, Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literature, Mainz, Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft (honorary. Zvorsitzender 1984-1994), American Oriental Society (honorary).

Connections

Married Haiyan Hu-von Hinüber, August 17, 1990.

father:
Oscar Hinüber

mother:
Erika (Tidow) Hinüber

spouse:
Haiyan Hu-von Hinüber