Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Kraft, Konrad
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German ancient historian and numismatist. Born Reisdorf (Upper Bavaria) 4. 4. 1920, died Frankfurt 22. 10. 1970. School at Ingolstadt and Freising. 1938 Abitur with distinction; entrance examination to Maximilianeum in Munich. Reich Labour Service (Reichsarbeitsdienst); mountain commando with the Gebirgsjäger; military campaigns in Poland, France and Russia, finishing as captain (Hauptmann) and battalion commander. Highly decorated; wounded six times. Escaped Russian captivity. After the war, ini…

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Ehling, Kay, “Kraft, Konrad”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00386>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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