Hans F. Zacher

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Hans Friedrich Zacher (22 June 1928 - 18 February 2015) was a German academician.[1][2] He was a professor at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and was the President of the Max Planck Society from 1990 till 1996.


Zacher was born in Erlach am Inn in Germany and attended school in nearby Simbach. Later he studied law at the Universities of Bamberg, Erlangen and Munich. He was an ordinary member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.


  • The reestablishment of the parliamentary system after the Second World War. (1952) - doctoral thesis under Hans Nawiasky.
  • The constitutional law of the state social intervention. (1962) - Habilitation topic.

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  1. ^ "Obituary for Hans F. Zacher". Max Planck Society. MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Not one to sit still". Retrieved 2009-05-08. 
  3. ^ "Reply to a parliamentary question" (pdf) (in German). p. 1439. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
Preceded by
Heinz Staab
President of Max Planck Society
Succeeded by
Hubert Markl