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Kurt Bittel

Name  Kurt Bittel

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Died  January 30, 1991, Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany
Books  Hattusha: the Capital of the Hittites

Kurt Bittel (born 5 July 1907 in Heidenheim an der Brenz, died 30 January 1991 in Heidenheim an der Brenz) was a German prehistorian. As president of the German Archaeological Institute (Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts - DAI) and excavator of the Hittite city of Hattusha in Turkey, as well as an expert on the Celts in Central Europe, he acquired great merit.

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Decorations and awards

State awards
  • Great Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (1955)
  • Pour le Mérite for Sciences and Arts (Member, 1967; Chancellor of the Order 1971-1979; 3rd Vice-Chancellor from 1979 to 1980; 2nd Vice-Chancellor 1980-1984)
  • Austrian Decoration for Science and Art (1978)
  • Order of Merit of Baden-Württemberg (1982)
  • Grand Cross of Merit with Star and Sash of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (1984)
  • Memberships
  • Honorary member of the İstanbul Enstitüsü (1955), Turkish Historical Society (Türk Tarih Kurumu; Ankara, 1959), Royal Irish Academy (Dublin, 1965), Société de Yougoslavie Archéologique (Arheološko Društvo Jugoslavije, Belgrade, 1966), German-Turkish Association (Bonn, 1970), Society for Pre- and Early History in Württemberg and Hohenzollern (Gesellschaft für Archäologie in Württemberg und Hohenzollern) (1977), Honorary Member of the German Archaeological Institute (1982)
  • Honorary Corresponding Member of The Prehistoric Society (Oxford, 1956)
  • Honorary Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London (1965)
  • Foreign Honorary Member of the Archaeological Institute of America (New York, 1967), American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Boston, Massachusetts, 1980)
  • Other
  • Honorary Citizen of the city of Heidenheim (1967)
  • Honorary doctorates from the University of Istanbul (1969), Anadolu University (Anadolu Üniversitesi) (Eskişehir, Turkey; 1990)
  • References

    Kurt Bittel Wikipedia


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