Thomas Prinz

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Thomas Prinz
German Ambassador to Bangladesh
Assumed office
April 10, 2015
President Joachim Gauck
Personal details
Born (1959-06-07) June 7, 1959 (age 58)
Wetzlar, Germany
Children 5
Alma mater University of Heidelberg, University of Giessen
Profession Diplomat

Thomas Prinz (born June 7, 1959) is a German Foreign Service Officer. He served as the German Ambassador to Bangladesh from April 2015. [1] [2] [3]

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Education and early career

Thomas Prinz graduated from University of Heidelberg. He complete hie PhD from South Asia Institute and also attended in University of Giessen.

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Thomas Prinz has five children.

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  1. "The Ambassador Dr. Thomas Prinz". Retrieved March 19, 2016.
  2. "Curriculum Vitae" (PDF). Retrieved March 19, 2016.
  3. "Newly appointed German Ambassador to Bangladesh Dr Thomas Prinz presents his credentials to President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Wednesday". April 10, 2015. Retrieved March 24, 2016.

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