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Dieter Nohlen
Born6 November 1939 (1939-11-06) (age 84)
Alma materHeidelberg University
OccupationPolitical scientist
AwardsMax Planck Research Prize (1991)
Das politische Buch (1995)
Augsburg University Prize for Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies (2000)

Dieter Nohlen (born 6 November 1939)[1] is a German academic and political scientist.[2] He currently holds the position of Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences of the University of Heidelberg. An expert on electoral systems and political development, he has published several books.[3]


Books published by Nohlen include:


  1. ^ "Dieter Nohlen – Curriculum Vitae". University of Heidelberg. Archived from the original on Dec 8, 2022.
  2. ^ "Voting Quirk Could Favor Merkel in German Elections", Der Spiegel, 7 February 2009.
  3. ^ "Voting from Abroad - The International IDEA Handbook" (PDF). International IDEA. About the contributors. ISBN 978-91-85391-66-0. Archived (PDF) from the original on Aug 18, 2023.