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Goebel was born as son of the married couple Hildegard and a William Goebel. After the Abitur 1954 and the study at the educational academy Wuppertal he worked from 1956 to 1970 as people and a material school teacher. It studied Bonn apart from its occupation at the university and attained a doctorate there 1965 (speciality: Condition, social and restaurant economics).
1970 it took up its scientific activity at the educational university Ruhr to Dortmund as an assistant, habilitierte themselves 1975 (new history and its didactics) and 1977 the professor was appointed. After the pool of educational university and university he became 1980 professor at the University of Dortmund. It participated in the committees of the university autonomy. As an acting director it led 1990-1996 historical Institut. 1999 it was emeritiert. The scientific work and theses cared for by him dedicate themselves with priority to the history 19. and 20-century.
Goebel is since 1966 with Bärbel Goebel geb. Behrendt marries. The married couple has four common sons.
lehr and research work for many decades with social, church, education and economics, last literature-historical emphasis. Goebel was Mitinitiator of the historical center/museum for early industrialization Wuppertal, which he, at that time still department of the scientific one and city-historical museum Wuppertal, led in the establishment phase 1965-1967 honorary. First it turned its special historical interest to its hometown Wuppertal together with its further bergischen surrounding countryside as well as the Rheini [ev.] church. Motivated by the fates of the own ancestors, it described the development of the Wupperregion with the fast growing cities Barmen and Elberfeld of 18. Century on. Entering examined it individual migration stream as contributions of German internal migration the modern times and industrialization epoch. Comprehensively Klaus Goebel of local and regional history in the national socialism dedicated himself, initiated the first project for the representation of LV history in Wuppertal and made in addition own contributions. Beyond that he investigated the history of the occasional pursued admitting church. With under its direction of several authors compiled and 1998/2002 “Oberbergi history” appeared in three volumes received the Oberbergi circle as one of the first circles in the Federal Republic a comprehensive representation of its history. Goebel was joint founder and 1974-1989 member of the scientific adviser and the central jury of the historical competition at the price of the Federal President (short. - A. - basket he donation Hamburg mountain village). It is member of the scientific commission of the Bergi historical association and Kuratoriumsmitglied of the Else Lasker pupil donation for pursued arts.
Goebel took part in the research for the education formation 19. and 20-century, Friedrich William Dörpfeld over the paedagogues (first total expenditure of its letters 1976) worked and Friedrich Adolph William Diesterweg among other things as co-editors for the DFG supported project of the all works Diesterwegs, therein main publishers of the letters. It argued with Luther's contributions to the school and made technical and financial support possible for the brandenburgischen training and education museum in monastery leaning in straining ancestor, created after the turn. In his scientific work busy itself Professor. Dr. Klaus Goebel biographically with further historical personalities from the ranges politics, Pädagogik, literature, theology and church. On behalf are emphasized beside Diesterweg and Dörpfeld: Johann Victor Bredt, Samuel Collenbusch, Gerhard Dürselen, Friedrich Engels, Hermann Enters, Else Lasker pupil, Thomas's man, Rudolf Alexander Schröder, Heinrich Wolfgang Seidel, Johann Heinrich young Stilling and Gerhard Tersteegen. Occasionally he cared for the DFG research project of the letters Tersteegens. When rare socialhistorical certification of the lower layers the youth memories of the worker Hermann Enters (1846-1940), emigrated along-brought out of it, to America, became considered, which is present in the meantime in 5.Auflage.
In 125. Year of its existence distinguished it the Bergi historical association, largest historical association in the Federal Republic of Germany, together with the Düsseldorfer director of public records Prof.Dr.Wilhelm Janssen and the monument conservationist Dr.Michael Metschies 1988 with Crecelius medal and honorary membership. 1997 created Goebel with Metschies the local federation Wuppertal of the Rheini association for care of monuments and landscape protection (RVDL), whose executive committee it belonged until 2005, occasionally than chairmen. For the monument protection Goebel had used itself 1958 the first building in Wuppertal since its youth years and for the Rheini open air museum Mechernich Kommern then in preparation had already arranged. It could register also successes with its - partly association-supported (RVDL) - commitment for goals of the landscape protection. A citizens' initiative had preceded the establishment of the local federation to the Unterschutzstellung of the Wuppertaler suspension railway, which it had brought 1996 with friends into being, when in the framework the destruction of most historical stations of the rapid-transit railway built around 1900 threatened an overall renovation. After the turn it accompanied the reorganization of the church pc. knocked against by him by the establishment of a promotion association. Marien on that mountains in Boitzenburg/Uckermark, primarily by a advertisement of donation means and pays its attention to the preservation of brandenburgischer village churches altogether, as she is aimed at by the promotion circle old person churches Berlin/Brandenburg.
Goebel was above all culture and schoolpolitically actively. For the CDU it was 1975-1989 member of the advice of the city Wuppertal and the landscape meeting Rhine country, Cologne already before and 1961-1975 bürgerschaftliches member in committees of the Wuppertaler of advice. Last it had the office of the chairman in Cologne and in Wuppertal stellv. Chairman of the culture committee. It was involved with training and administrative reforms as well as establishments of museum, among them the archaeological park Xanten, the Rheini industrial museum and the Bergi open air museum. Until 1989 he was a chairman of the coordination commission of the landscape federations for the industrial museums Rhine country and Westphalia. 1988-1993 he noticed the honorary office of a member of the board of the Rheini culture donation of the savings bank and Giroverbandes north Rhine. 2004 it was appointed into the Kuratorium of the donation for burned and banished poets/artists of the Else Lasker pupil society. 1964-1977 belonged to Goebel the CDU circle executive committee Wuppertal and were 1970-1973 circle chairmen, 1968-1970 and 1973-1975 stellv. Chairman. 2004 it left the CDU. It created the voter community for Wuppertal (WfW), which makes local-political reforms and the fight of local-political bad states like the corruption it's duty. With the local elections 2004, Goebel in its constituency 13 per cent of the votes reached few months after establishment of the WfW.
Goebel one distinguished several times for his working:
- Albert Steeger scholarship of the landscape federation Rhine country (LVR) (1977)
- Order of Merit at gang (1979)
- the Crecelius medal and honour member of the Bergi historical association (1988)
- honour pupil of Friedrich Eberhard of Rochow memorial place and school museum straining ancestor, municipality monastery Lehnin (Brandenburg) (1999)
- honour citizen of Boitzenburger country, Uckermark (2003)
- Rhine land valleys of the LVR (2004)
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|NAME||Goebel, Klaus William|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of German historians|
|DATE OF BIRTH||24. April 1934|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Wuppertal)|