Hans-Eckart Joachim

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Hans-Eckart Joachim (* 25 September 1937 in Frankenstein/Silesia) is a German prehistorian and early historian.


After graduating from high school, Joachim studied prehistory and early history, medieval history and ethnology at the universities of Bonn, Vienna and finally in Freiburg im Breisgau. In 1966 he received his doctorate with a thesis on the Hunsrück-Eifel culture on the Middle Rhine.[1]

In 1969 Joachim got a job at the Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn and became head of the “Prehistoric Department” there in 1988. He retired at the end of 2002. For the winter semester 1980/81 Joachim was entrusted with a teaching position at the Institute for Prehistory and Early History at the University of Bonn, where he was appointed honorary professor in 1994.

Joachim is the author of numerous writings, especially on the Iron Age settlement of the Rhineland.

Individual references

  1. Hans-Eckart Joachim: Die Hunsrück-Eifel-Kultur am Mittelrhein. Bonner Jahrbücher, supplement 29, Cologne 1968.

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