LECOUTERE, Charles Franciscus Petrus

LECOUTERE, Charles Franciscus Petrus. Antwerpen 11.12.1865 — Knokke 19.9.1921. Belgian Linguist. Professor at Leuven. Son of sculptor Petrus L. and Ludovica Vandenbroucke. Student of de Harlez at Leuven, but concentrated more on Classics (Ph.D. 1892) and then turned to Germanistics. Eo. Professor at Leuven from 1§895, ord. 1899. Married, three daughters and two sons.

Publications: Coup d’œil sur l’histoire des études linguistiques au XIXe siècle. Paris – Lyon 1893.

.“Indische letterkunde”,  Het Belfort 4, 1889, 3??-359, 5, 1890, ??-??; “Sâvitrî”, Het Belfort 8, 1893, 22-40, 97-118?; “Over het Çvetadvîpa of het ‘eiland der blanken’ in het Mahâbhârata”, Dietsche Warande N.R. 2, Jg. 10, 1897, ??-??.

– “Oudindische romans en vertellingen”, Dietsche Warande en Belfort 1:1, 1901, 68f., 161–177, 273–291, 465–494 & 1:2, 1901, 27–41.

Inleiding tot de Taalkunde. Brussels 1915, 2nd ed. 1921; also wrote on Dutch literature.

Sources: J. L. Pauwels, N.B.W. 2, 1966, 434–436; works in dbnl.org.

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