Rumpf, Andreas
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German classical archaeologist. Born Potsdam 3. 12. 1890, died Cologne 22. 6. 1966. From 1909, studied classical archaeology at Leipzig and Munich; 1915 doctorate in Leipzig. 1913–1927 assistant there. 1915–1918 military service. 1922–1923 DAI travel scholarship; 1923 habil. in Leipzig. 1927 prof. ext. of archaeology after assistantship also at Leipzig. 1928–1960 prof. ord. in classical archaeology at Cologne.

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R. was the son of the Potsdam painter Fritz R. and brother of …

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Von Hesberg, Henner, “Rumpf, Andreas”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 18 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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