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History educator

Udo Arnold, German history educator. Decorated Grosses Verdienstkreuz Deutscher Orden; recipient Georg Dehio prize, 1977, Westpreussischer Kultur prize Landsmannschaft Westpreussen, 1989, Verdienstmedaille Universität Torun/Poland, 1991. Member Johann Gottfried Herder Forschungsrat, Historisch Studiecentrum Alden Biesen-Belgien.

Background

Arnold, Udo was born on September 6, 1940 in Leitmeritz, Germany. Son of Richard and Ilse (Lang) Arnold.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Bonn., Federal Republic Germany, 1967. Habilitation in Pädagog, Hochschule Rheinland, Cologne, Federal Republic Germany, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa, University Saratow, Russia, 1999.

Career

Director, Zentralarchiv Deutschen Ordens, Vienna, Austria., l968-69; assistant, Pädagogische Hochschule Rheinland, Bonn, l970-72; academic advisor, Pädagogische Hochschule Rheinland, Bonn, l972-73; senior academic advisor, Pädagogische Hochschule Rheinland, Bonn, l973-; professor of history, U. Hannover (Federal Republic Germany), l978-80; professor of history, U. Bonn, l980-. Chairman History Common for East and West Prussian Land Research, since 1974. President International History Common for Investigation Teutonic Order, since 1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author several books, l965—. Editor: Quellen und Studien zur Geschichte des Deutschen Ordens, 50 vols., l968—.

Membership

Member Johann Gottfried Herder Forschungsrat, Historisch Studiecentrum Alden Biesen-Belgien.

Connections

Married Gisela Haffmanns, June 20, l972. L child, Ulrike.

father:
Richard Arnold

mother:
Ilse (Lang) Arnold

spouse:
Gisela Haffmanns