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.

Images

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

 

Sources
Thomas Nipperdey - Wikipedia


Nissen, Georg Nikolaus

Published: 13 Mar 2016
Last update: 13 Mar 2016