BAŠIĆ(-MALNAR), Karmen

BAŠIĆ(-MALNAR), Karmen. Zagreb 25.6.1943 — Almaty 22.3.1999. Yugoslavian/Croatian Indologist. Studied German and English, then Indology at Zagreb. In 1975 she was preparing a study on Ānandavardhana’s dhvani theory in Zagreb, in 1984 still there, as M.A. Married Željko Malnar (1944–2013), a writer and TV celebrity. Publications: Putnici u Indiju iz…

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PREVEDEN, Francis R

PREVEDEN, Francis Ralph. Kamenica, Croatia 1890 — Washington, DC 1959.U.S. Linguist. Born in Croatia, came to the U.S.A. in 1922. Ph.D. 1927 Chicago. Professor of Classics at De Paul University 1926-33-and at Duquesne University 1938-41. In 1942-59 served as a translator for various government agencies. Married. Publications: Mainly wrote on Balto-Slavic…

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GOIDANICH (Gojdanić), Pier Gabriele

GOIDANICH (Gojdanić), Pier Gabriele. Volosca di Lussimpiccolo (now Volosko in Croatia) 30.6.1868 — Bologna 27.10.1953. Italian (with Croatian background) Linguist. Son of Croatian parents, Pietro G. and Antonella Stuparich. Gymnasium in Capodistria (Koper). Studies at Milano under Ascoli, then teacher in Campania. From 1899 taught as PD at Pisa, from…

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VELJAČIĆ, Čedomil (Ñāṇajīvaka)

VELJAČIĆ, Čedomil (Ñāṇajīvaka). Zagreb 18.6.1915 — California 28.12.1997. Croatian Classical Scholar, Philosopher, and Bauddha. Born in a Croatian Catholic family, son of a court secretary. Studied philosophy at Zagreb (B.A. 1939) and became teacher, soon director of gymnasium in Vis island. From 1944 member of the new Yugoslavian representation in…

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PAULINUS A SANCTO BARTHOLOMAEO

PAULINUS A SANCTO BARTHOLOMAEO (Fra. Paolino da S. Bartolomeo, lay Ivan/Johann Filip Vezdin [or Vesdin, not Verdin or Werdin]). Hof am Leithaberge (Cimov) 25.4.1748 — Rome 7.2.1806. Austrian (Croatian) Missionary and Pioneer of Indology. Carmelite missionary in Kerala 1776-89, then in Rome. Born in Niederösterreich as son of Jurje Vezdin and…

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MAYER, Antun

MAYER, Antun. 1881 — 4.2.1957. Yugoslavian (Croatian) IE Scholar. In the 1930s PD of Comparative IE Lin­guistics at Royal Yugoslavian University in Zagreb, then Professor until his death. Mainly known as a specialist of the linguistic remains of ancient Illyrian. Publications: Much on Illyrian. Sources: Stray notes in Internet.

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MARETIĆ, Tomislav

MARETIĆ, Tomislav (Tomo). Virovitica, Eastern Croatia 13.12.1854 — Zagreb 15.1.1938. Croatian Classical and Slavic Linguist. Gymnasium in Varaždin, Požega and Zagreb. Studied Slavic and classics at Zagreb, Ph.D. 1884 (diss. on Croatian accent). Further studies at Leipzig and Prague. In 1886-1914 taught Slavic as eo. Professor (1890 ord.) at Zagreb,…

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HUS Rasinjanin, Juraj

HUS Rasinjanin, Juraj. Rasinja 14??/1510? — Požun 1566 (or later?). Croatian Traveller. He was forcibly enlistened by Turks in 1532 and lived in Constantinople. Freed in 1536 he took service as a trumpeter by an Egyptian see captain and participated in the expedition sent by Sultan to help the king…

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JAGIĆ, Vatroslav

JAGIĆ, Ignati Vatroslav, Ritter von Varaždin. Varaždin, Croatia (then Austria) 6.6.1838 — Vienna 5.8.1923. Croatian Slavic Linguist and Philologist. Son of Vinko J., a boot maker master, and Ana Kraijek. After gymnasium in Zagreb, studies of classical, Slavic, etc. languages at Vienna (under Miklosich, et al.) in 1856-60. Then teacher…

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FLORSCHÜTZ, Josip

FLORSCHÜTZ, Josip (Josef). Agram (Zagreb) 8.3.1864 — Ibid. 22.9.1916. Croatian (Austrian) Linguist. Son of Franjo and Katarina Fl. From 1882 studies of Slavic, German and IE at Vienna, Ph.D. 1885 there (on Slavic). From 1895 school-teacher in Zagreb. From 1908 ao. Professor for comparative IE linguistics, Sanskrit, Lithuanian, Gothic and…

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