ANTKOWSKI, Ferdynand

ANTKOWSKI, Ferdynand. 26.3.1914 — 1962.  Polish Linguist. Ph.D. Docent at Poznań. Publications:La chronologie de la monophtongaison des diphtongues dans les langues indo-européennes. 55 p. Poznański Towarzystwo Przyjacioł Nauk: Prace Komisji filologicznej 16:4. Poznań 1956. Sources: *L. Zabrocki, Slavia occidentalis 23, 1963, 325-327.

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WEINREICH, Uriel

WEINREICH, Uriel. Wilno, Poland (now Vilnius. Lithuania) 23.5.1926 — New York City 30.3.1967. U.S. (born Polish Jew) Linguist. Son of linguist Max. W. (1894–1969), a specialist of sociolonguistics and Yiddish, and Regina Szabad, came to New York with his father in 1940, citizen 1945 when in army. Studies at Columbia:…

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MAKOWIECKA, Jadwiga

MAKOWIECKA, Jadwiga Ineza (née Paszkowicz). near Radom 10.12.1886 — London 21.9.1988, when 102. Polish Teacher and Translator. Daughter of Adam Paskowicz. Married 1914 Stanisław Makowieckij, children, two children. Publications: Transl. Oredzia krola Asioki. Warsaw 1964 (Aśokan edicts); translations from Sanskrit. – Also translated R. Tagore into Polish. Sources: *J. Ostyk-Narbutt, long account in Indika.pl…

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LANGE, Antoni

LANGE, Antoni. Warsaw 28.4.1862 — Warsaw 17.3.1929. Polish Poet, Author and Translator. Son of Henryk Lange and Zofia Eisenbaum, a patriotic Jewish family. He began studies at the then Russian Warsaw university, but was soon expelled for his Polish patriotic activity. Worked as tutor and published some poetry, then went…

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GIELECKI, Wojciech Marceli

GIELECKI, Wojciech Marceli. 23.10.1876 — 11.9.1957. Polish Classical Scholar, Librarian in Cracow. Married. Publications: Pomysły filozoficzne w hymnach Rig-Vedy. 102 p. Cracow 1910, 152 p. Cracow 1911. – Unrelevant publications. Sources: *K. Tatarowicz, Rocz. Bibl. 1958, 593f.; stray notes in Internet.

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FRYDMAN, Maurycy

FRYDMAN, Maurycy (Maurice Fr.; Swami Bharatananda). Warsaw 20.10.1901 — Bombay 9.3.1976. Polish Engineer converted to Hinduism. He came to India in the late 1930s as a Jewish refugee from Warsaw and spent the rest of his life there. Worked as managing director of Mysore State Government Electrical Factory in Bangalore, soon…

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OSBORNE, Łucja

OSBORNE, Łucja (Lucia, Ludka, née Lipszyc). 15.2.1904 — Landon 2.12.1987. Polish Disciple of Ramana Maharshi. Born in a large orthodox Jewish family (the most of them died in camps during WW II). She met Arthur O. in Warsaw, where he was teaching English. They were married in 1934 and 1936 moved…

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MISIEWICZ, Władysław

MISIEWICZ, Władysław. Lemberg (L’viv) 11.4.1910 — 1.11.1997. Polish Bauddha. After matriculation worked in various clerical posts, finally as the head of a reference library in Radom. In the WW II served in cavalry, then German war prisoner. After war became interested in Buddhism and began learning Pāli. An Esperantist. Publications: Wrote…

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KUDZINOWSKI, Czesław

KUDZINOWSKI, Czesław. Wodziłówka, Podlasia 8.10.1908 — Poznań 2.3.1988. Polish Linguist, beside Indo-European also Specialist of Finno-Ugrian and Uralic. Professor in Poznań. Son of a small farmer. From 1928 studies of philosophy Wilno (then Polish, now Lithuanian Vilnius), soon switched to IE linguitics. M.A. 1935. In 1935-37 further studies of Fenno-Ugrian…

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KLICH, Edward

KLICH, Edward. Skalat (now in Ukraina) 2.2.1878 — Poznań 1.12.1939. Polish Linguist, Specialist of Slavic and Gipsy Languages. Student of Rozwadowski at Cracow. From 1929 Professor at Poznań. Killed by Nazis. Publications: Wrote on Slavic linguistics (Polish and Byelorussian). – “Wpływy języka polskiego na dialekty Cyganów polskich”, Prace polonist. ofiar. prof. Janowi…

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