Johannes Emil Gugumus

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Johannes Emil Gugumus (born December 13, 1910 in Ludwigshafen am Rhein , † January 1, 1979 ibid) was a German Roman Catholic theologian .


Gugumus was born as the son of the city official Johannes Gugumus and his wife Kreszenz Baumann. He attended the Altsprachliche Gymnasium Ludwigshafen and received his ordination as a priest in Speyer in 1935 . In 1949 he received his doctorate in Heidelberg . From 1958 to 1960 he taught church history at the priestly college of Campo Santo Teutonico and was its rector from 1963 to 1970 . Then he was head of the diocese archives in Speyer .

In 1967 he was invested in Rome in the Order of the Knights of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem .


  • Bruno Thiebes: In memoriam Msgr. Professor Dr. Johannes Emil Gugumus , in: Archive for Middle Rhine Church History, Volume 31, p. 322.

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