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Schimmel, Annemarie, 1922-2003

  • [b. 1922]
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  • Variants

    • Shīmil, Ān Mārī, 1922-2003
    • Shiml, Ānā Mārī, 1922-2003
    • ،شمل، آن مري, 1922-2003
    • ،شيمل، آنماري 1922-2003
    • ،شيمل، آنيماري 1922-2003
    • ،شيمل، أن مارى 1922-2003
    • ،شيمل، انى مارى 1922-2003
    • Schimmel, A., 1922-2003
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1967
        • Affiliation End: 1992
        • Organization: Harvard University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1939
        • Organization: University of Berlin
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1946
        • Affiliation End: 1954
        • Organization: University of Marburg
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1954
        • Organization: University of Ankara
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: University of Bonn
    • Has Affiliation

    • Birth Place

        Erfurt, Germany
    • Death Place

        Bonn, Germany
    • Associated Locale

    • Associated Locale

    • Associated Locale

        Ankara, Turkey
    • Associated Locale

        Cambridge, Mass.
    • Gender

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    • Field of Activity

            Islamic studies
              History of religions
            • Occupation

              • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

              • Sources

                • found: Her Kalif und Kadi im spätmittel alterlichen Ägypten, 1943.
                • found: Her Shukāh-i Shams, 1988:t.p. (Ān Mārī Shīmil)
                • found: Harvard University gazette, Jan. 30, 2003:p. 6 (d. Jan. 26 [2003] in Bonn, Germany; age 80; b. in Erfurt, Germany; Prof. of Indo-Muslim Culture Emerita)
                • found: Sayaqharu al-māʼ ṣamm al-ḥajar, 1996:t.p. (Ānā Mārī Shiml [in Ara.])
                • found: The empire of the great Mughals, 2004:t.p. (Annemarie Schimmel) p.7 (b. Erfurt, Germany, 1922, d. Jan. 2003)
                • found: Rhine to Indus, 2012:t.p. (A. Schimmel)
                • found: Wikipedia viewed on Feb. 07, 2013 via WWW(Annemarie Schimmel, SI, HI, (April 7, 1922 in Erfurt, Germany; January 26, 2003 in Bonn, Germany) German Orientalist and scholar, who wrote extensively on Islam and Sufism. She began studying at the University of Berlin in 1939 at the age of 17. She received a doctorate on late medieval Egypt at the age of 19. At the age of 23, she became a professor of Arabic and Islamic studies at the University of Marburg, Germany in 1946, where she earned a second doctorate in the history of religions in 1954. A turning point in her life came in 1954 when she was appointed Professor of the History of Religion at the University of Ankara (Turkey). There she spent five years teaching in Turkish and immersing herself in the culture and mystical tradition of the country. She was a faculty member at Harvard University from 1967 to 1992 and became Professor Emerita of Indo-Muslim Culture upon her retirement. She was also an honorary professor at the University of Bonn. She published more than 50 books on Islamic literature, mysticism and culture, and translated Persian, Urdu, Arabic, Sindhi and Turkish poetry and literature into English and German. For her work on Islam, Sufism or mysticism and Muhammad Iqbal, the government of Pakistan honored her with its highest civil awards known as Sitara-e-Imtiaz or 'Star of Excellence', and Hilal-e-Imtiaz or 'Crescent of Excellence'. She was conferred with many other awards including the Leopold Lucas Prize of the Evangelisch-Theologische Faculty of the University of Tübingen and the 1995 prestigious Peace Prize of the German Book Trade -
              • LC Classification

                • PR9110.9.S3
              • General Notes

                • [b. 1922]
              • Editorial Notes

                • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
                • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
              • Change Notes

                • 1980-03-31: new
                • 2013-05-26: revised
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