Grunebaum, Gustave E. von (Gustave Edmund), 1909-1972

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Birth 1909-09-01
Death 1972-02-27
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Von Grunebaum was born Sept. 1, 1909 in Vienna, Austria; Dr. Phil., Univ. of Vienna, 1931; post-doctoral fellowship, Univ. of Berlin, 1932-33; leader of extension institute, Oriental Institute, Vienna, 1936-38; came to the US in 1938; asst. professor of Arabic and Islamic studies (1938-42) and chairman of the Dept. of Arabic (1942-43), Asia Institute, New York; asst. professor (1943-46), assoc. professor (1946-49), and professor of Arabic (1949-57), Univ. of Chicago; in 1957, became professor of history and founder and director of the Near Eastern Center, UCLA; was noted scholar of Arabic, Persian, and Turkish studies, and publications include Medieval Islam : a study in cultural orientation (1946) and Islam : essays in the nature and growth of a cultural tradition (1955); he died on Feb. 27, 1972.

From the description of Papers, 1930-1972. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40933427

Biography

Von Grunebaum was born September 1, 1909 in Vienna, Austria; Dr. Phil., University of Vienna, 1931; post-doctoral fellowship, University of Berlin, 1932-33; leader of extension institute, Oriental Institute, Vienna, 1936-38; came to the U.S. in 1938; assistant professor of Arabic and Islamic studies (1938-42) and chairman of the Department of Arabic (1942-43), Asia Institute, New York; assistant professor (1943-46), associate professor (1946-49), and professor of Arabic (1949-57), University of Chicago; in 1957, became professor of history and founder and director of the Near Eastern Center, UCLA; was noted scholar of Arabic, Persian, and Turkish studies, and publications include Medieval Islam: a study in cultural orientation (1946) and Islam: essays in the nature and growth of a cultural tradition (1955); he died on February 27, 1972.

From the guide to the Gustave E. Von Grunebaum Papers, 1930-1972, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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