PAUL, Hermann

PAUL, Hermann Otto Theodor. Salbke bei Magdeburg 7.8.1846 — Munich 29.12.1921. German General, IE, and Germanic Linguist, one of the leading Neogrammarians. Professor in Freiburg and Munich. From 1866 studies at Berlin (under Steinthal) and Leipzig (Zarncke, Curtius & Leskien), where Ph.D. 1868 and PD 1870 in Germanic. From 1874 ao. Professor and from 1877 ord. at Freiburg (i.Br.), from 1893 Professor der deutschen Philologie at Munich.

Publications: Much on Germanic linguistics and philology, e.g. Grundriss der germanischen Philologie. 1-2. 1891-93 and several editions.

Prinzipien der Sprachgeschichte. 1880, 5th ed. 1920.

Sources: Deutsches biogr. Jahrbuch 3, 1921, 206-208 & 311; W. Neumann, Lex. gramm. 1996, 706-708; Wikipedia (more in German version, with photo).

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