Nipperdey, Thomas

HISTORIAN (GERMANY)
BORN 27 Oct 1927, Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen - DIED 14 Jun 1992, München, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION Icking, Bayern (near München): Waldfriedhof

Thomas Nipperdey was the son of the lawyer Hans Carl Nipperdey (1895-1968). His sister was the theologist Dorothee Sölle. He studied philosophy, history and German philology in Göttingen, Cologne and Cambridge. He taught history at Göttingen before he becamne a professor in Karlsruhe in 1963 and in Berlin in 1967. From 1971 to 1992 he worked for the University of Munich.

His most import work is a history of Germany from 1800 to 1918, published in three volumes between 1983 and 1992. He died in 1992 in Munich.

Sources
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Nipperdey

Images

The grave of Thomas Nipperdey at the Waldfriedhof in Icking, Bavaria.
Picture by Androom (19 Aug 2012)

 


Nissen, Georg Nikolaus

Published: 13 Mar 2016
Last update: 13 Mar 2016