Joachim HahnJoachim Hahn (12 August 1942 in – 27 April 1997) was a German archaeologist and expert on the Upper Paleolithic era.
Beginning in 1962, he studied at the University of Cologne, University of Bordeaux and the University of Tübingen. At the latter, he was promoted to research fellow in 1973. He published a thesis in 1977 at the University of Cologne, entitled "The Aurignacian in Central and Eastern Europe", and subsequently published several more papers.
Beginning in 1985, Hahn was a prehistory and early history professor and member of the Academic Council at the University of Tübingen, where he was promoted to adjunct professor in 1988. He was a guest teacher at the University of Michigan, the State University of New York, the University of Paris and the University of Zurich, as well as being active in research, excavation and public relations. He led excavations in the Ach Valley and the caves of the Swabian Alb, where important discoveries were made, and he worked with some of the oldest man-made works of art. His publications number over 100. In 1997, at age 54, he died of complications of cancer. Provided by Wikipedia