Hartmut Weber (archivist)

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Hartmut Weber (born March 12, 1945 in Öhringen ) is a German historian and archivist . From 1999 to 2011 he was President of the German Federal Archives .


The study at the University of Tübingen in the subjects of history and German studies concluded Weber with the graduation on the Prince of Hohenlohe in the pre-March period from (1974, printed 1977). After training for the higher archival service at the archives school in Marburg (career examination 1976) he joined the archives service of the state of Baden-Württemberg . He worked at the main state archive in Stuttgart , at the General State Archive in Karlsruhe and at the State Archives Directorate Baden-Württemberg in Stuttgart. In December 1999 he became President of the Federal Archives, and in March 2011 he retired.


  • The princes of Hohenlohe in the Vormärz. Political and social behavior of Württemberg noblemen in the first half of the 19th century. Historical Association for Wuerttemberg Franconia, Schwäbisch Hall 1977.
  • Edited with Wilfried Schöntag, Hermann Bannasch: Perspective plan for the state archive administration in Baden-Württemberg. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart 1979.
  • Preservation - Challenge and Opportunity. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart 1997.
  • with Gerald Maier: Digital Archives and Libraries. New access options and qualities of use. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart 2000.

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Bundesarchiv.de: Current message. President of the Federal Archives said goodbye to retirement ( memento of September 14, 2011 in the Internet Archive ), accessed on April 14, 2011.