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Breider Hans

The German winegrower Professor Dr. med. Hans Breider (1908-2000) studied biology and genetics at the Universities of Münster and Innsbruck. From 1936 until his wartime service during the Second World War, he was an employee at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Breeding Research in Müncheberg. From 1947 to 1950, he directed the vine breeding establishment in Alzey ( Rheinhessen ). From 1950 he was first for the vine breeding in the Bavarian State Institute of Wine and Horticulture in Würzburg ( Franconia ), from 1959 to 1973 he was the executive director of this institute. The "passionate breeder" created numerous new breeds there, for example Albalonga. Augusta Luise. cantaro (1), Fontanara. Hildegardis grape. Marie Steiner. Montagna. Muscabona. Ortega. Osiris. pearl. Sissi. Tamara and Thekla, He was just as successful in the breeding of suitable for the Franconian area documents, Breider was also active as an author extensively, including the books "The grapevine at the house" (1967), "The book of Frankenwein" (1974), "Drink you joy" (1979), "The importance of old and new Grape Varieties for the Future of Franconian Viticulture "(1982) and" Introduction to the World of Wine "(1984). Due to his merits, he received numerous honors such as the Honorary Professorship of the University of Würzburg and Franken Medal in gold of the Franconian Winegrowing Association.

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