STACKELBERG, Reinhold Otto Georg, Baron von

STACKELBERG, Reinhold Otto Georg, Baron von. Abia/Livonia (now Abja in SW Estonia) 25.9.1860 — Moscow 21.12.1907 (5.1.1908). Russian (German of Livonia) Iranian Scholar, specialist of Ossetic and Persian. Son of Reinhold (Roman) Johann Woldemar von St. and Henrietta Augusta  Charlotta Freiin von St. Gymnasium in Pernau (Pärnu), Munich (?), Arensburg (Kuressaare) and Fellin (Viljandi). In 1879-81 studied law and 1881-82 comparative grammar at Dorpat (Tartu, under L. Meyer)), then Oriental languages at Strassburg (Hübschmann, Nöldeke, Leumann) and Leipzig (Brugmann, Leskien). Ph.D. 1886 Strassburg. In 1891-92 PD für orientalische Sprachen Leipzig. From 1894 Professor of Persian at Lazarevskij Institute in Moscow. Committed suicide. Apparently unmarried.

Publications: Diss. Beiträge zur Syntax des Ossetischen. 99 p. Strassburg 1886.

“Ossetica”, ZDMG 42, 1888, 416-420; “Iranica”, ZDMG 45, 1891, 620-628; “Persische Miszellen”, IF 4, 1894, 147-152; “Persica”, ZDMG 54, 1900, 103-110; “Beiträge zur persischen Lexicographie”, WZKM 15, 1901, 367-392; 17, 1903, 47-59; 18, 1904, 2890-290.

With V. Miller: Fünf ossetische Erzählungen in digorischen Dialekt. Mit deutschen Übers., Glossar und Anmerkungen. 88 p. St.Petersburg 1891.

– “Irano-finskie leksikal’nye otnošenija”, Drevnosti vostočnye 1893, 283-298; “Ob iranskom vlijanii na religioznye verovanija armjan”, Ibid. 2:2, 1901, 1-39.

A few other articles.

Sources: Deutsch-Balt. Biogr. Lexikon; parents in geni.co; no life in diss.

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