KVERGIĆ,  Feodor

KVERGIĆ,  Hermann Feodor (Kvergic). Bratislava 24.6.1895 — 1948/49. Austrian Iranian and Turkic scholar. A Serbian from Bratislava, son of György Kvergič and Hermina Doseri. Gymnasium in Graz, then studied Oriental languages and medicine at Vienna and Graz. Ph.D. 1927 Vienna. Travels in Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey. From at least 1938 apparently living in London. Married Gertrude Kraus.

In 1935 Kvergić proposed the so-called “Sun Language theory”., claiming Turkish to be the origin of all other languages, It was soon adopetd and developed further in Turkey.

Publications: Diss. Das grosse iranische Bundahisn. Manuscript, Vienna 1927.

– Writings on Turkology.

Sources: Diss. in Janert; Wikipedia.

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