HOFFMANN-KUTSCHKE, Arthur

HOFFMANN-KUTSCHKE, Arthur (also Artur). Hansdorf, Kreis Sagan 24.6.1882 — after 1947. German Iranian Scholar. Son of railway officer. Studies of classics, history and history of religions at Jena. Ph.D. 1909 Jena. Served in WW I. Active in politics, in 1923 nine months in prison because of a libel and lost his position as Assistant in Museum für Völkerkunde Berlin. Anti-Semitist and Nazi. In 1936-45 taught “Geschichte des Judentums im Altertum” at Halle.

Publications: diss. Die altpersischen Keilinschriften des Großkönigs Dārajawausch des Ersten am Berge Bagistān. 67 p. St. 1908.

Die Wahrheit über Kyros, Dareios und Zoroastres. 143 p. St. 1925.

articles, anti-semitist writings.

Sources: www.catalogus-professorum-halensis.de/hoffmannkutschkearthur.html.

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