OSBORNE, Łucja

OSBORNE, Łucja (Lucia, Ludka, née Lipszyc). Ludka Lipszyc 15.2.1904 — Landon 2.12.1987. Polish. 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 to Yorkshire,…

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MISIEWICZ, Władysław

MISIEWICZ, Władysław. Lemberg (Lviv) 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 8.10.1908 — Poznań 2.3.1988. Polish Linguist, beside Indo-European also Specialist of Fenno-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 at…

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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 Gypsy 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 Cuganów polskich”, Prace polonist. ofiar. prof. Janowi Łosiowi 1927,…

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HEINZ, Adam

HEINZ, Adam. Cracow 20.11.1914 — Cracow 1.6.1984. Polish IE and Slavic Linguist. Professor at Cracow. In 1934-46 studies of classics and IE under Kuryłowicz et al. at Lwów (Lviv). Ph.D. 1950 Kraków, under Safarewicz. From 1957 Docent, from 1969 Professor at Kraków, in 1973-84 Professor of General Linguistics there. In…

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GAWROŃSKI, Andrzej

GAWROŃSKI, Andrzej. Geneva 20.6.1885 — Warsaw (or Jósefów?) 11.1.1927. Polish Indologist. Professor in Lwów. For parents —> Ant. G. above. Educated in Warsaw and Lwów (now Lviv in Ukraina), in 1903-05 studies at Lwów (learnt Sanskrit from G. Blatt). From 1905 studied Indology and comparative IE at Leipzig under Brugmann,…

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GĄSIOR, Pawel.

GĄSIOR, Pawel. 19?? — 199?. Polish Indologist (Hindī). At Poznań University. Died young. Publications: ???. Sources: Briefly mentioned by Jankowski 2003.

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SINGER, Milton Borah

SINGER, Milton Borah. Poland 15.7.1912 — New York 5.12.1994, when 82. U.S. Anthropologist of India. Born in a Jewish family in Poland, son of Julius Singer and Esther Greenberg. The family emigrated to the U.S.A. in 1920, settling in Detroit, 1921 naturalized. Studies of psychology (B.A. 1934) and philosophy (M.A.…

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SAFAREWICZ, Jan

SAFAREWICZ, Jan. Daugavpils (Latvia) 8.2.1904 — Cracow 9.4.1992. Polish IE Linguist. Professor at Krakow. Son of tax official, lost early his parentsa and grew up with his uncle, a Professor of Medicine at Wilno (Vilnius), studied there linguistics and classics. Ph.D. 1927 in Indo-European Linguistics. Further studies in Paris, under…

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RYSIEWICZ, Zygmunt

RYSIEWICZ, Zygmunt. Krosno 5.1.1911 — Warsaw 14.4.1954. Polish Indologist and Linguist. From 1929 studies of Polish, Slavics and philosophy at Jan Kasimir University, Lwów, student of Kuryłowicz. In 1936-45 at Lwów, then moved to Cracow. In 1947-48 further studies in Paris under Renou, Bloch and Benveniste. From 1949 taught comparative…

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