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Franz, Günther, 1902-1992

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Personal name headingFranz, Günther, 1902-1992
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Associated countryGermany
Associated placeHeidelberg (Germany) Hohenheim (Stuttgart, Germany)
Birth date1902-05-23
Death date1992-07-22
Place of birthHamburg (Germany)
Place of deathStuttgart (Germany)
AffiliationLandwirtschaftliche Hochschule Hohenheim
Universität Heidelberg
Profession or occupationAgricultural historians
Found inDer deutsche Bauernkrieg, 1933: title page (von Günther Franz)
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German Wikipedia, viewed January 29, 2019 (Günther Franz; born May 23, 1902, in Hamburg; died July 22, 1992, in Stuttgart; historian, mainly concerned with agricultural history and the history of the German Peasants' War (the Bauernkrieg). He was nicknamed "Farmer Franz." He received his doctorate at Göttingen in 1925. He saw Hitler's rise to power as the fulfillment of the goals of the Bauernkrieg. He taught at Heidelberg from 1935 to 1945, when he was dismissed from his professorship following Germany's defeat in World War II. He received a position at the Landwirtschaftliche Hochschule in Stuttgart-Hohenheim in 1957)
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