North American Scholar

HABICHT, Christian Herbert

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  • Date of Birth (YYYY-MM-DD): 1926-02-23
  • Born City: Dortmund
  • Born State/Country: Germany
  • Parents: Hermann Christian & Emile Julie Diefenbach H.
  • Date of Death (YYYY-MM-DD): 2018-08-06
  • Death City: Princeton
  • Death State/Country: NJ
  • Married: Freia Renate Wilkowski, 15 August 1952
  • Education:

    Ph.D. (Ancient History), U. Hamburg, 1952; Habil. 1957.

  • Professional Experience:

    Asst. to asso. prof. U. Hamburg, 1952-61; prof. ancien history, Philipps-U. Marburg/Lahn, 1961-5; prof. U. Heidelburg, 1965-73, dean Fac. Arts, 1966-7; mem. IAS (Princeton), 1972-3; prof., 1973-98; vis. prof. Princeton, 1973-80; Sather Lctr., 1982; mem. Am. Philos. Soc.; Academy of Athens; Academy of Heidelburg; Brit. Academy; German Archaeological Inst.; Reuchlin-Price Award, Assn. Ancient Historians, 1991; Critics Prize, London Hellenic Soc., 1997;  Henry Allen Moe Prize, Am. Philos.Soc., 1996; Reuchlin Prize in Humanities, City of Pforzheim, 1991; hon. counsellor, Archaeological Society of Athens, 1998.

  • Sources:

    WhAm  63 (2009) 1979-80