FLORSCHÜTZ, Josip (Josef). Agram (Zagreb) 8.3.1864 — Ibid. 22.9.1916. Croatian (Austrian) Linguist. From 1882 studies of Slavic, German and IE at Vienna, Ph.D. 1885 there (on Slavic). From 1895 school-teacher in Zagreb. From 1908 ao. Professor for comparative IE linguistics, Sanskrit, Lithuanian, Gothic and Albanian at Zagreb University, from 1909 Professor ordin. Wrote mainly in Croatian, and not on Indology. He was also known as a componist.
Publications: diss. Die sprachliche Eigentümlichkeiten des Psalterium Sinaiticum ed. Geitler. MS. Wien 1885 (Slavic).
– Iz historie komparativne gramatike germanskih jezika. 1???; books on German literature.
– Gramatika hrvatskog jezika. 1???.
Sources: briefly in Öst. biogr. Lex. 1.