Hannelore Schneider

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Hannelore Schneider (* 1953 or 1954) is a German archivist and historian . She was director of the Meiningen State Archives from 1990 to 1995 and has been the head of the regional church archives of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Eisenach since 2005 .


Hannelore Schneider worked in the State Archives Meiningen and a doctorate on July 7, 1989 at the University of Jena to Dr. phil. The subject of her dissertation is Georg II von Sachsen-Meiningen (1826 to 1914). Basic positions, achievements and impact of his personality . Together with Alfred Erck and most recently with Axel Schneider, she devoted herself to the topic of her dissertation again in 1997 and 2014 in the form of two book publications.

With effect from June 30, 1990, Hannelore Schneider was appointed director of the Meiningen State Archives. She held this position until she left on November 13, 1995. In 2005 she took over the management of the regional church archive in Eisenach.


  • Application of the Thesaurus for History. In: Archive messages . Issue 4/1984.
  • Possibilities and limits of the application of the thesaurus for history science in the state archive system. In: La Gazette des archives. 1986.
  • with Alfred Erck: Georg II of Saxony-Meiningen. A life between inherited power and artistic freedom. Jung, Meiningen / Zella-Mehlis 1997.
  • Facets of friendship for the benefit of the Sonneberg industry. Duke Georg II and Commerce Adolf Fleischmann. 1999.
  • The Duchy of Saxony-Meiningen under its first dukes. In: 300 years of Elisabethenburg Castle (= South Thuringian Research. Issue 27). Meiningen 1994.
  • The Meiningen town church. Bielsteinverlag, Meiningen 2004.
  • with Alfred Erck: Adelheid. The Meiningerin on the English royal throne. The fate of women during the first half of the 19th century. 2nd Edition. Bielsteinverlag, Meiningen 2004.
  • with Alfred Erck: Musicians and monarchs in Meiningen, 1680 to 1763. Bielsteinverlag, Meiningen 2006.
  • with Alfred Erck, Axel Schneider: Georg II of Saxony-Meiningen. A life in pictures. Bielsteinverlag, Meiningen 2014.


  • Hannelore Schneider. In: Manfred Gailus (Ed.): Kirchliche Amtshilfe. The Church and the persecution of the Jews in the “Third Reich”. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen 2008, p. 220.

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Individual evidence

  1. Archive releases . 40, 5, 1990, p. 199.