27 August 1953|
|Relatives||Gisbert Haefs (brother)|
|Awards||Order of St. Olav|
Gabriele Haefs (born 27 August 1953) is a German writer and translator.
She was born in Wachtendonk to Johann Heinrich Haefs and Annie Pasch, and is married to Norwegian writer Ingvar Ambjørnsen. She is credited for having discovered Jostein Gaarder's novel Sophie's World, which she translated into German language, and eventually became a worldwide bestseller. She was decorated Knight of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit in 2011. She was awarded the Willy Brandt Prize in 2000.
- Rottem, Øystein. "Ingvar Ambjørnsen". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
- Svarstad, Asbjørn (29 November 2011). "Ingvar Ambjørnsens kone har blitt ridder. Gabriele Haefs fikk ridderkorset for oversetterjobben". Dagbladet (in Norwegian). Retrieved 30 June 2016.
- "Der Willy-Brandt-Preis 2000". willy-brandt-stiftung.de (in German). Die Norwegisch-Deutsche Willy-Brandt-Stiftung. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
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