Rudolf Vierhaus#


Rudolf Vierhaus
Sadly, this member passed away.
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Membership Number:1536
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY
Username:rvierhaus
Elected:1994
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Rudolf Vierhaus passed away November 13, 2011

Positions Held
  • 1990 Professor Emeritus
  • 1971 - 1990 Director of the Max-Planck-Institute for History, Göttingen
  • 1966 - 67 Guest professor, St. Antony's College, Oxford
  • 1964 Professor, Ruhr-University Bochum
  • 1961 Privatdozent in Münster


Fields of Scholarship
  • Comparative social history
  • History of ideas
  • History of sciences
  • History of education
  • Cultural history


Honours and Awards
  • 1986: Verdienstkreuz 1. Klasse des Verdienstordens of the German Republic, awarded by the president of the German Republic, Richard von Weizsäcker
  • 1986: Prix Alexander von Humboldt pour la coopération scientifique franco-allemande
  • 1988: Verdienstkreuz des Niedersächsischen Verdienstordens (1. Klasse)
  • 1990: Honorable Fellow of the Hebrew University Jerusalem
  • 1991: "Primer socio de Honor" of the Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
  • 1992: Dr. h. c. and Prof. h.c. of the Loránd-Eötvös-University Budapest
  • 1998: Verdienstmedaille 1. Klasse of the Czech Republic, awarded by President Václav Havel
  • 1998: Großes Verdienstkreuz des Verdienstordens of the German Republic



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