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CV

Curiculum Vitae

Awards and distinctions

  • 1968: The Alexander Graham Bell Silver Bell
  • 1969: The Aarestrup Medal
  • 1971: ID-Prize
  • 1971: Die Gute Industriform
  • 1972: Honorary Doctor - Yale University Connectticut
  • 1972: Doctor of Humanities
  • 1973: Huitiéme Salon International du Lumiaire
  • 1975: Honorary Craftsman, Copenhagen Town Hall
  • 1978: The Storm Petersen Prize
  • 1978: The Läkerol Prize
  • 1980: The international Aphia-Prize, Paris
  • 1983: Nobel Lecturer: ‘Creative Thinking in Science and in human Relations,’ Stockholm
  • 1985: Ingenio & Arti in gold – Medal awarded by HM Queen Margrethe
  • 1989: The Chapter of the Royal Danish Order of Chivalry
  • 1990: The Tietgen Medal
  • 1991: Honorary Doctor - Odense University

Memberships

  • 1935: Board member of ‘Den Aabne Dør’ Danish branch of Open Door International
  • 1940: Chairman of the national association ‘Frisindet Kulturkamp’
  • 1948: Chairman of the national association ‘Een Verden’, - Danish branch of World Movement for World Federal Government
  • 1967: Honorary member of the Association of Science Students – ‘Parentesen’.
  • 1967: Knight at Arms of the Norwegian Association of Artists
  • 1967: Member of The Frensham Group - international group for interdisciplinary links between science and other forms of human activity
  • 1968: Co-founder and board member of the Danish Association for the Promotion of Inventions (DAFFO)
  • 1970: Member of British Society of Authors, England
  • 1970: Honorary member of the Student Association, Copenhagen
  • 1976: Honorary member of DAFFO
  • 1985: Honorary member of The Royal Copenhagen Shooting Society and Danish Brotherhood
  • Board member of Humanistic League
  • Board member of The League for Tolerance
  • Board member of International PEN-club
  • Board member of Swedish National Association of Aphorists
  • Board member of Adventurers’ Club of Denmark

Studies

  • Student (Metropolitanskolen) 1924, Part I philosophy course
  • Student at private art schools and The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts
  • Studies in philosophy and theoretical physics at the University of Copenhagen and the Technical University of Denmark

Marriages / children

  • Gunver Holck (married 1937-04-10, divorced, (died 1995-08-11)
  • Gerda Ruth (Nena) Conheim, married 1942, divorced - Children: Juan Alvaro Hein, born 1943-01-09 and Andrés Humberto Hein, born 1943-12-30
  • Anne Cathrina (Trine) Krøyer Pedersen, married 1947, divorced - Children: Lars Hein, born 1950-05-20
  • Gerd Ericsson, married 1955-04-19, died 1968-11-03 - Children: Jotun Hein, born 1956-07-19 and Hugo Piet Hein, born 1963-11-16

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