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Literature educator

Ulrich Cornelius Karthaus, German literature educator. Recipient Robert Musil medal, Stadt Klagenfurt, Austria, 1983, Ordre des Palmes Academiques, Republique Francaise, 1988, Bundesverdienstkreuz, Bundersrepublik Deutschland, 2004.

Background

Karthaus, Ulrich Cornelius was born on September 19, 1935 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Son of Werner Friedrich Dominikus Karthaus and Hildegard Marie Charlotte Cornelius.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Albertus-Magnus University, Köln, Germany, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy habilitation, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Hessen, Germany, 1974.

Career

Assistant Justus Liebig University, Giessen, 1965—1972, professor, since 1972, dean Germanic department, 1977—1978, 1993—1994.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    French and German wines, classical music.

Connections

Married Dagmar Hüffmeier, March 23, 1968. Children: Cornelia, Arnim.

father:
Werner Friedrich Dominikus Karthaus

mother:
Hildegard Marie Charlotte Cornelius

spouse:
Dagmar Hüffmeier

children:
Cornelia Karthaus

Arnim Karthaus