Günther Haensch

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Günther Haensch (April 22, 1923, Munich, Germany – May 10, 2018, Augsburg, Germany) was a German linguist and lexicographer. A specialist on Catalan and Aragonese dialectology, he has also published more general dictionaries and works on Spanish and French culture.[1][2]


Günther Haensch was born in Munich.[3] Between 1945 and 1951 he studied Romance languages and history at Geneva, Barcelona and Munich.[1] From 1968 to 1973 he was Professor of Romance Languages and Cultural Studies at the Economics Faculty of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. From 1973 to 1992 he was Professor of Applied Linguistics (Romance Languages) at the University of Augsburg and director of its language center.[4]


  1. ^ a b Haensch, Günther, Great Aragonese Encyclopedia
  2. ^ Horst Kliemann; John C. Dove (1992). Who's who in Germany (1 ed.). Intercontinental Book and Publishing Company. p. 642. ISBN 3921220637.
  3. ^ Wilfried Kürschner, ed. (1997). Linguisten-Handbuch. Gunter Narr Verlag. pp. 312–4. ISBN 978-3-8233-5001-9.
  4. ^ Günther Haensch, ed. (1998). "Die Autoren". Frankreich: Politik, Gesellschaft, Wirtschaft. C.H.Beck. p. 443. ISBN 978-3-406-43345-0.