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Law educator , supreme court judge

Paul Kirchhof, German supreme court judge, law educator. Recipient Orden: Grosse Verdienstkreuz mit Stern und Schulterband des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1999, Österreichisches Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst Erster Klasse, 2000, Heinrich-Brauns-Preis, 2000, Hanns-Martin Schleyer-Preis, 2000-2001, Ludwig-Erhoud prize, Verdienstunedaille des Lanoles Boden-Wurttenberg, 2000, Eugen-Bolz prize, 2001.

Background

Kirchhof, Paul was born on February 21, 1943 in Osnabrück, Germany. Son of Ferdinand and Liselotte (Kersten) Kirchhof.

Education

Juris Doctor, University Munich, 1966. Juris Doctor habilitation, University Heidelberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1974.

Career

Wissenschaften assistant University Heidelberg, 1970-1974. Professor law University Münster, Federal Republic Germany, 1975-1981, vice president, 1976-1978. Professor law University Heidelberg, since 1981, dean of faculty law, 1984-1985.

Judge supreme (constitutional) court Supreme (Constitutional) Court Federal Republic Germany, 1987-1999. Member supervisory board Deutsche Bank, 2004—2006.

Works

Membership

Member Heidelberger Akademy Wissenschaften, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Vorsiteuder Standlgten Deputation Deutschen Jurisleudoges, Vorsitzender der Deutschen Stenajunistischern Gesellschaft, Rotary.

Connections

Married Jutta Hellbrügge. Children: Paulus, Charlotte, Gregor, Friederike.

father:
Ferdinand Kirchhof

mother:
Liselotte (Kersten) Kirchhof

spouse:
Jutta Hellbrügge

children:
Charlotte Kirchhof

Paulus Kirchhof

Gregor Kirchhof

Friederike Kirchhof