Michael Klett

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Michael Klett (born February 19, 1938 in Stuttgart ) is a German publisher .


Michael Klett is the eldest son of the publisher Ernst Klett the Younger (1911–1998). After graduating from the Birklehof boarding school and then doing military service as a reserve officer candidate (last rank: first lieutenant ), he did a publishing apprenticeship and trained as an actor before studying German and philosophy. Before joining Ernst Klett Verlag in 1965 , he gained professional experience in publishing houses in the USA and Great Britain. In 1973 he became a managing partner of Ernst Klett Verlag. From 1996 he was CEO of Ernst Klett Aktiengesellschaft.

Michael Klett works on a voluntary basis, especially in the context of German-French relations. From 1994 to 1999 he was a member of the Stuttgart regional parliament. Since 1986 he has been the Swedish honorary consul . In 2009 he handed over Ernst Klett Verlag to other hands.

He is honorary chairman of the Academy for the Spoken Word in Stuttgart.


Individual evidence

  1. Michael Klett. Accessed May 31, 2019 . , on munzinger.de/
  2. Information on the honorary consul on the website of the representation in Stuttgart , accessed on April 2, 2013
  3. ^ Timeline on the publisher's website , accessed April 2, 2013
  4. Academy for the Spoken Word | Board. Retrieved March 2, 2018 .
  5. Laudations from Ambassador Bernard de Montferrand on the occasion of medals. Archived from the original on August 3, 2016 ; accessed on June 18, 2018 .