Heinrich August Winkler

Germany, 1938

Heinrich August Winkler is a historian. He studied history, political science, philosophy and law in Münster, Heidelberg and Tübingen before gaining a PhD in history at Freie Universität Berlin. He became a Professor in Freiburg and then in Berlin until his retirement in 2007. Among his books are Der lange Weg nach Westen (2000) and Geschichte des Westens (2009).