The Protestant Horst Romeyk was born as the second child of a commercial clerk in Koblenz. During the Second World War , the Romeyk family moved to Osterspai in 1944 , where Horst started school in 1946. From there he moved in 1951 to the New Language High School in Oberlahnstein , from which he left in 1960 when he graduated from high school . After six months' employment as a factory worker, he did military service from October 1960 to December 1961 , before he began studying history and English at the University of Bonn in 1962 .
In Bonnhorst Romeyk in 1968 when Max Braubach and Franz Petri with the dissertation topic , the political elections in Koblenz 1898-1918 to Dr. phil. PhD . After completing his studies in Bonn (1969), Romeyk moved to the North Rhine-Westphalian Main State Archives in Düsseldorf as archivist , where he most recently worked as State Archives Director. In April 1992 he briefly held the provisional management of the main state archive. As a pensioner, he was still involved in archive maintenance, as an employee in the archive of the Evangelical Church in the Rhineland .
- The political elections in the Koblenz administrative district 1896 to 1918 , dissertation, Bonn 1969
- Administrative and administrative history of the Rhine Province 1914–1945. (= Publications of the Society for Rhenish History. 63). Droste, Düsseldorf 1985, ISBN 3-7700-7552-8 .
- Brief administrative history of North Rhine-Westphalia. (= Publications of the state archives of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. Series C: Sources and Research. 25). Respublica-Verlag, Siegburg 1988, ISBN 3-87710-137-2 .
- The leading state and municipal administrators of the Rhine Province 1816–1945. (= Publications of the Society for Rhenish History. 69). Droste, Düsseldorf 1994, ISBN 3-7700-7585-4 .
- Horst Romeyk: The political elections in the Koblenz administrative district 1896 to 1918 , dissertation, curriculum vitae.
- Kurt Düwell, Wolfgang Köllmann (Ed.): Rhineland-Westphalia in the industrial age. Volume 4: On the history of science, art and education on the Rhine and Ruhr. P. Hammer, Wuppertal 1985, p. 380.
- The archivist. Bulletin for German archives. Volume 45, F. Schmitt Verlag, 1992, p. 297.
- Archive administrators. accessed on December 31, 2019.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German historian and archivist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||August 23, 1940|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Koblenz|