RIMKA, Albinas

RIMKA, Albinas. Skerpieviai 16.2.1886 — Vilnius 27.2.1944. Lithuanian Politician, Economist, Statistician and  Tagore Scholar. Educated in Lankeliskiu, studied economics in Germany and Netherlands. In 1911 emigrated to the U.S.A., where he edited a Lithuanian newspaper until 1917. After brief time in Voronež he returned in 1818 to Lithuania. Taught economy…

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SALYS, Antanas

SALYS, Antanas. Reketé 21.7.1902— Philadelphia 31.7.1972. Lithuanian IE and Baltic Linguist, later in the U.S.A. Studies at Kaunas and Leipzig (Trautmann). Ph.D. 1929. In the 1930s PD of IE at Vytautas University in Kaunas, developed experimental phonetics of Lithuanian. In 1944 emigrated to Germany and later to the U.S.A. From…

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POŠKA, Antanas Jonas

POŠKA, Antanas Jonas (until 1929 Paškevicius). Gripkeliai, dt. Panévezys 24.3.1903 — Vilnius 16.10.1992. Lithuanian Oriental Scholar, Anthropologist and Archaeologist. Born in a peasant family, son of Jonas Paškevičius and Elena Stapulionis. In 1926-29 studied physical Anthropology at Kaunas University. Interested in the affinity of Lithuanian and Sanskrit he started in…

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