Albrecht Behmel( March 24, 1971 - Present )
Albrecht Behmel is a German artist, novelist, historian, best-selling non-fiction writer and award-winning playwright.
Son of geologist Hermann Behmel and grandson of architect Paul Behmel. The uncommon family name is a Germanicized form of the Czech given name Bogomil from where their family emigrated to Saxony in the early 18th Century. On his mother's side he is a descendant of Christoph Martin Wieland, a Swabian poet and writer of the Enlightenment.
After working as a bouncer and a puppeteer in Paris, France, in the early nineties, Albrecht Behmel moved to Germany to complete his studies in humanities in Heidelberg where he was a fellow student of Silvana Koch-Mehrin and Gerrit Jasper Schenk and at Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. He has published on ancient history, Greek...