MISTELI, Franz

MISTELI, Franz. Aesch, Solothurn 11.3.1841 — Brunnen 6.10.1903. Swiss IE, Indo-Iranian and Classical Scholar. Professor in Basel. Son of Clement Calixt M. and Margaritha Nikola Neumann. After Canton School of Solothurn studies at Zürich, Bonn, Geneva, and Paris. Schoolteacher at gymnasium in St.Gallen in 1865-72 and in Solothurn in 1872-77. From 1873 PD für Sanskrit und Sprachvergleichung at Bern. From 1874 eo. Professor and from 1877 Professor of Comparative Linguistics at Basel University, until his death. Married Katharina Louise Schneider. He is remembered of his work on language psychology.

Publications: “Ueber medial-endungen”, KZ 15, 1866, 286-302, 321-348 (in Sanskrit and Greek).

– “Ueber die accentuation des griechischen”, KZ 17, 1868; 19, 1870; 21, 1873 (147 p.).

– “Syntaktische Lesefrüchte aus dem classischen Altindisch”, Z. f. Völkerpsychol u. Sprachwiss. 7, 1871, 380-402.

– Other works.

Sources: Hist.-Biogr. Lex. der Schweiz 5; *E.N. Setälä, FUF 3, 1904, 227-229; *S. Simonyi, F.M. Denkrede. Lp. 1912 (with photo, now on Basel Univ. home page); *W.Str[eitberg], IF Anz. 15, 1904, 207f.; German Wikipedia briefly.

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