I was born 1979 in Lindau at the Lake of Constance. A-Level Exam at the Hugo Eckener School Friedrichshafen. I studied Political Science and Modern and Contemporary History at the Universities Freiburg and Salamanca. Graduated with „excellent“. Master Thesis on the topic Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz – A life connected with the german-osman military cooperation. Made several internships at the Federal Military Archive Freiburg and worked there as a student trainee. I have been working there since December 2008 as a free researcher. At the moment living with my wife and my two sons in Freiburg.