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Frohe Weihnachten / Merry Christmas

Eine wunderschöne Adventszeit, ein frohes Weihnachtsfest und einen guten Rutsch ins Neue Jahr 2022 wünscht Ihnen, meine lieben Leser und Leserinnen, Ihre Maike Vogt-Lüerssen von Downunder.

Möge das nächste Jahr Ihnen Gesundheit und viel Liebe schenken. Ganz besonders möchte ich mich bei denjenigen bedanken, die meine Bücher und E-Books gekauft haben und mir damit ermöglichen, meiner großen Leidenschaft, der Geschichte, weiterhin nachgehen zu können.

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Maike Vogt-Luerssen
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Seaford Meadows South Australia 5169

Maike Vogt-Lüerssen with her granddaughter

My name is Maike Vogt-Luerssen. I was born on 24/03/1956 in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Since 1995 I have been living in Australia. In 1985 I finished my university studies in the subjects history, biology and education at the Philipps-University of Marburg on Lahn, Germany, with the high distinction "magna cum laude". I had the great fortune to study under the surely best historians of my time, Walter Heinemeyer and his son Karl, Hans K. Schulze, Peter Krüger and Karl Christ, whose love for history was contagious.Thanks to the generous financial support of my husband Dr. Holger Luerssen with whom I also created this new web-site, I am able to follow my own great passion for history. I have specialised in the history of the everyday life, women's history and art-history especially from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. (Photo: Maike Vogt-Luerssen with her granddaughter Skye on the Medieval Fair in Gumeracha, South Australia, on 5th May 2019).

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