Prof. Ferdinand Hennerbichler

Faculty of Languages & Humanities

School of Humanities

Department of History

University of Sulaimani (UOS)

Autonomous Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Historian (retired Journalist and Diplomat)



1986, Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), France

1982, Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold for Services to the Republic of Austria

1972, Ph.D., History, University of Vienna, Austria

Publications (Selected)

  1. Hennerbichler, Ferdinand (1988) Those who die for freedom. History of the Kurdish People. Preface by Bruno Kreisky. (Austrian State Printing Office) Vienna, pp. 277 (in German)
  2. Hennerbichler, Ferdinand (2004) The Kurds (History of the Kurdish People). - Mosonmagyaróvár 2004, pp. 701, ISBN 963 214 575 5 (in German)
  3. Hennerbichler, Ferdinand (2010) The Origin of the Kurds. Inter-disciplinary Study. Series: Historical-anthropological Studies. Series of the Institute for Historical Anthropology, ed. Prof. Dr. Hubert-Christian Ehalt. 23. Frankfurt, Berlin, Berne, Brussels, New York, Oxford, Vienna, pp. 271, ISBN 978-3-631-59327-1 (in German)
  4. Hennerbichler, Ferdinand (2010) Origin of the Kurds. Vienna Lecture, 2010, excerpts. In: Proceedings of the Russian Academy of DNA Genealogy, vol. 3, No. 12 (December), 2010, 2220-2244; Foreword by Anatole A. Klyosov (2218-2219); online:://
  5. Hennerbichler, Ferdinand (2011) The Origin of the Kurds. Lecture. - Borsdorf (edition winterwork), pp. 390, ISBN 978-3-943048-31-5
  6. Hennerbichler, Ferdinand (2012) The Origin of Kurds. Advances in Anthropology, Vol. 02, Number 02 (May 2012), pp. 64-79.
  7. Hennerbichler, F. (2014). Kar-daKI-ka 21st ce. B.C.E. Karda Land of Valiant Mountain People Central Zagros East Terminological Analysis. Advances in Anthropology, 4, 168-198. doi: 10.4236/aa.2014.43021.
  8. Hennerbichler, F & Montgomery, B (2015): U.S. Restitution of the Iraq Secret Police Files from Saddam Hussein’s Regime Regarding the Kurds in Iraq. Ferdinand Hennerbichler, Bruce P. Montgomery