Friedrich von Rummel (diplomat)

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Freiherr Friedrich Ludwig Alfons von Rummel (born October 10, 1910 in Munich ; † February 13, 2002 in Munderkingen ) was a German diplomat , historian and publicist .

Freiherr Friedrich von Rummel, son of Karl Gustav Walter Alfons Freiherr von Rummel and Marianne von Ziegler, studied history , German and Romance languages in Munich and Paris . In 1933/34 he passed his teaching examination and received his doctorate. First he became a teacher and taught German in Turkey , among other things . In 1954 he entered the service of the Foreign Office . Among other things, he worked as a cultural advisor at the embassies of the FRG in Ankara , Rome and New Delhi as well as at the Foreign Office in Bonn . The last position before retirement was that of Consul General in Izmir . Von Rummel translated many works from Turkish into German and also wrote books himself. His history textbook for school history becoming. Intermediate level. Vol. 2: History of the Middle Ages saw six editions. He was married to Sibylle Glock.


  • The Lutz Ministry and his opponents, 1871–1882. A struggle for the state church, loyalty to the Reich and parliamentary rule in Bavaria , CH Beck, Munich 1935 (= dissertation).
  • Turkey on the way to Europe , Rinn, Munich 1952
  • History becoming. Intermediate level. Vol. 2: History of the Middle Ages , Buchner, Bamberg 1953 [6. Edition 1960]
  • Franz Ferdinand von Rummel. Teacher of Emperor Joseph I and Prince-Bishop of Vienna (1644–1716) , Oldenbourg, Munich 1980 ISBN 3-486-50131-3 (Austria Archive)
  • Master novels of world literature - Turkey: Sabahattin Ali . Voices of the Nations, Issue 4. Bavaria-Verlag, Gauting 1948.
  • Abdülhak Şinasi Hisar, Our good Fahim Bey. A life story . Mouton & Co., The Hague 1954.