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archivist , art historian

Rainer Laabs, German Archivist, art historian. Decorated knight of justice Order of St. John. Member Berliner Bibliophilen Abend (chairman since 1997), Deutsche Gesellschaftfuer Medaillenkunst (advisor since 1994), Gelbe Kreis.

Background

Laabs, Rainer was born on October 1, 1955 in Berlin. Son of Guenter Pieter and Brigitte (Schloesser) Laabs.

Education

Master of Arts, Freie University, Berlin, 1984.

Career

Assistant, Axel Springer Public Group, Berlin, 1984-1987; head media archive, Axel Springer Public Group, Berlin, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Nicht nur fuer den Tag—Four Centuries of Newspaper in Art, 1987, 90, Das Brandenburger Tor-Focus of German History, 1990. Co-author: Checkpoint Charlie and the Berlin Wall, 1997.

Membership

Member Berliner Bibliophilen Abend (chairman since 1997), Deutsche Gesellschaftfuer Medaillenkunst (advisor since 1994), Gelbe Kreis.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bibliophily, art medals, music.

Connections

Married Gabriele Elisabeth Carl, Oct.2, 1980. Children: Katharina, Friederike, Ulrich.

father:
Guenter Pieter Laabs

mother:
Brigitte (Schloesser) Laabs

spouse:
Gabriele Elisabeth Carl

children:
Katharina Laabs

Friederike Laabs

Ulrich Laabs