Brage bei der Wieden

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Brage bei der Wieden (* 1963 in Cuxhaven ) is a German historian and archivist . Since 2006 he has been head of the Wolfenbüttel State Archives and the Wolfenbüttel Department of the Lower Saxony State Archives.


Bei der Wieden is a son of the Bückeburg high school teacher and historian Helge Bei der Wieden . He studied at the universities of Bonn , Vienna and Göttingen . In 1992 he was in Göttingen with one of Ernst Schubert supervised work on Ludolf von Munchausen doctorate . In 1989, Bei der Wieden was a research assistant at the Johann Gottfried Herder Institute in Marburg . In 1992/93 he was a member of a graduate college at the University of Göttingen and then completed the archive clerkship at the Osnabrück State Archive and the Marburg Archive School from 1993 to 1995 . From 1995 to 1999 he worked for Wieden as an archivist at the Stade State Archives and then at the Hanover Main State Archives . From 2002 he worked in the "State Archives Administration " department of the Lower Saxony State Chancellery , and from 2005 as Head of the Central Archives Administration of the newly founded Lower Saxony State Archives . In May 2006 he was appointed head of the Wolfenbüttel State Archives.

In 1997 Wieden was appointed to the Historical Commission for Lower Saxony and Bremen and was its managing director from 1999 to 2003. Since 2008 he has been chairman of the Braunschweig Historical Society . Since then he has been editor of the Braunschweigisches Jahrbuch für Landesgeschichte, the sources and research on Braunschweigische Landesgeschichte and the supplements to the Braunschweigisches Jahrbuch. Since 2010 he has been a full member of the Braunschweig Scientific Society . His scientific interests are in Lower Saxony's regional and cultural history.

Fonts (selection)


  • Buckeburg. City-guide. Architecture, history, culture, personalities, tradition, walks in the area. Driftmann, Bückeburg 1985, ISBN 3-924700-00-1 .
  • Welfish principality and class representation. The Calenberger Landtag 1582 in Marienstein (= Calenberg-Grubenhagensche Studien. 6, ZDB -ID 1111239-6 ). Goltze, Göttingen 1990, (at the same time: Göttingen, University, state examination thesis, 1988).
  • with Bettina Borgemeister: Lower Saxony Forest Dictionary. A collection of source terms from the 11th to 19th centuries (= writings on home care. Vol. 7). Knoth, Melle 1993, ISBN 3-88368-245-4 .
  • Outside world and views of Ludolf von Münchhausen. (1570-1640). (= Publications of the Historical Commission for Lower Saxony and Bremen. Vol. 32 = Lower Saxony Biographies. Vol. 5). Hahn, Hannover 1993, ISBN 3-7752-5883-3 (also: Göttingen, Universität, Dissertation, 1992).
  • The development of the Pomeranian population 1701 to 1918 (= publications of the Historical Commission for Pomerania. Series 5: Research on Pomeranian history. Vol. 33). Böhlau, Cologne et al. 1999, ISBN 3-412-00399-9 .
  • Man and swan. Cultural-historical perspectives on the perception of animals (= Edition Kulturwissenschaft. Vol. 52). transcript-Verlag, Bielefeld 2014, ISBN 978-3-8376-2877-7 .


  • Schaumburger reading book. Bernhardt-Pätzold, Stadthagen 1989, ISBN 3-89109-024-2 .
  • Life in the 16th century. The curriculum vitae and songs of Captain Georg Niege (= personal testimonies of the modern age. Vol. 4). Akademie-Verlag, Berlin 1996, ISBN 3-05-002665-0 .
  • with Jan Lokers: CVs between the Elbe and Weser. A biographical lexicon (= series of publications of the regional association of the former duchies of Bremen and Verden. Vol. 16). Volume 1. Landscape Association of the Former Duchies of Bremen and Verden, Stade 2001, ISBN 3-931879-08-9 .
  • with Gerhard Streich: Historical and cultural excursion map of Lower Saxony. Part 17: Harsefeld-Stade sheet (= publications by the Institute for Historical Research at the University of Göttingen. 2, Part 17). 1: 50,000. Publishing house for regional history, Bielefeld 2003, ISBN 3-89534-427-3 (with explanatory booklet).
  • with Thomas Böckmann: Atlas of the communion resin in historical outlines from 1680 and current forest maps (= series of publications "Aus dem Walde". Vol. 59 = publications of the Lower Saxony archive administration. Special volume). Hahn, Hannover 2010, ISBN 978-3-7752-6161-6 .
  • Handbook of the Lower Saxony State Parliament and Estates history. 2 volumes. Hahn, Hanover 2004–2013;
    • Volume 1: 1500–1806 (= publications of the Historical Commission for Lower Saxony and Bremen. 216). 2004, ISBN 3-7752-6016-1 ;
    • Volume 2: 1815–1946 (= publications of the Historical Commission for Lower Saxony and Bremen. 271). 2013, ISBN 978-3-7752-6071-8 .
  • with Henning Steinführer : Office and responsibility. Local authority responsible for self-government in the area of ​​activity in the Braunschweig landscape. Appelhans, Braunschweig 2015, ISBN 978-3-944939-10-0 .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Short biography on (PDF)
  2. Dietmar von Reeken : "... educated to maintain regional historical research". 100 Years of the Historical Commission for Lower Saxony and Bremen 1910–2010 (= publications of the Historical Commission for Lower Saxony and Bremen. 255). Hahn, Hannover 2010, ISBN 978-3-7752-6055-8 , p. 155 u. 159.
  3. ^ Braunschweigisches Jahrbuch für Landesgeschichte. Vol. 89, 2008, ISSN  0068-0745 , p. 233.
  4. Publications of the Braunschweiger Geschichtsverein on
  5. Membership list of the BWG ( Memento of the original from July 22, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /