HAMMERICH, Louis Leonor. København 31.7.1892 — Hørsholm/Hillerød 1.11.1975. Danish Linguist (Germanist). Matriculated 1910 in Roskilde. Studies in Copenhagen, Magister i Germ. filologi 1915, Ph.D. 1918. In 1919-20 Scretarys of Danish Red Cross’ Berlin office, 1921-22 in Danish Delegation of Boundary Commission. Professor of Germanic Philology at Copenhagen in 1922-58. Many-sided, in addition to Germanic studied even Eskimo languages. In 1958 he revived the stagnated C.P.D. and arranged its publishing on international basis.
Publications: studies on German and Eskimo.
– Laryngeal before sonant. 90 p. D. Vid.-Selsk. Medd. 31:3. Copehagen 1948.
Sources: H. Bach, D.B.L. 3rd ed. 5, 524-526; *L. F. Jakobsen, Lex. Gramm. 1996, 387f.; Swedish Wikipedia
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