Student, F. Schiller University, Jena, German Democratic Republic, 1954. Doctor of Medicine, Medical Academy, Erfurt, German Democratic Republic, 1957. Doctor in Medical Habilitation, Medical Academy, Erfurt, 1965.
Vice director Institute Pathology of the Medical Academy, Erfurt, 1964-1984, Institute Pathology of the University Saarland, Homburg, Saar, Federal Republic of Germany, 1984-1986. Medical superintendent Institute Pathology Center Hospital of the Land Insurance Institution High Bavaria, Gauting, Federal Republic of Germany, 1987-1995. Professor medicine University of the Saarland, Homburg, 1985.
Member German Association Pathology.
Married Edith Ingrid Prestin, August 8, 1952. Children: Klaus, Dietrich.