CLAFLIN, Edith Frances

CLAFLIN, Edith Frances. Quincy MA 6.10.1875 — New York City 5.3.1953. U.S. Linguist and Classical Scholar. Studies at Radcliffe College (B.A. 1897), then at Bryn Mawr, 1899-1900 in Athens. A.M. and Ph.D. 1904 Bryn Mawr. Taught Greek and Latin in Massachusetts, Illinois and Ohio, 1916-33 head of Greek Department at…

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CHRÉTIEN, Charles Douglas

CHRÉTIEN, Charles Douglas. 1904 — Berkeley 3.11.1969. U.S. Linguist. Studies at Hamilton College (A.B. and A.M.), then three years Instructor there. Graduate studies at Harvard, A.M. 1931 and Ph.D. 1932. From 1931 Instructor at Berkeley and, after interruption caused by war (he served in Navy in the Pacific), from 1951…

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CHADWICK, H. Munro

CHADWICK, Hector Munro. Thornhill Lees, Yorkshire 22.10.1870 — Cambridge 2.1.1947. British Linguist and Philologist. Professor in Cambridge. Son of Rev. Edward Ch. and Sarah Anne Bates. Educated at Bradford and Wakefield Grammar Schools, from 1889 studies at Cambridge. B.A. 1892, from 1893 Fellow at Clare, 1903-11 also Librarian of the College.…

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BOER, Richard Constant

BOER, Richard Constant. Warnsveld 31.1.1863 — Amsterdam 20.8.1929. Dutch Linguist. Son of Richard Willem Boer and Constantia Gisius Nanning. Ph.D. 1888 Groningen. In 1888-1900 taught Dutch and geography at gymnasium in Leeuwarden. In 1900-29 Professor of Old Germanic and Sanskrit at Amsterdam, after 1921 mainly taught Scandinavian languages. Taught Sanskrit…

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BARSCHEL, Bernd

BARSCHEL, Bernd. Hohenstein-Ernstthal 28.6.1937 — Jena 14.10.1990. German (East) Indologist. Son of a merchant. Educated in Chemnitz, from 1955 studies at Halle, first theology, but soon linguistics and Indology (Ammer and Mehlig). From 1960 Assistant at Halle, 1970 moved to Jena. Ph.D. 1976 Jena. From 1977 Lektor at Jena University,…

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ANDREEV, Nikolaj Dmitrievič

ANDREEV, Nikolaj Dmitrievič. Petrograd 16.2.1920 — 15.11.1997. Russian IE Linguist. Son of a soldier, himself participated in war against Finland in 1939-40 and in WW II 1941-45. Graduated 1952 Leningrad. Kand. filol. nauk 1956 (diss. on Germanistics), dr. filol. nauk 1967 (diss. on general Lin­guistics). In 1952-54 worked in Lenin­grad…

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ZIMMER, Heinrich Friedrich

ZIMMER, Heinrich Friedrich. Kastellaun near Koblenz 11.12.1851 — Berlin 29.7.1910. German Indologist and Celtic Scholar. Professor in Greifswald and Berlin. Studied classics and Indology at Strassburg (Goldschmidt) and Tübingen (Roth), also Germanistics (Scherer) and Celtology (Windisch), strongly influenced by Weber. Ph.D. 1876 (?). PD 1878 Berlin. In 1881-1901 Professor of Sanskrit…

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ZIEMER, Hermann

ZIEMER, Hermann. Neustettin, Hinterpommern (now Szczecinek, Poland) 11.5.1845 — Kolberg, Hinterpommern (now Kołobrzeg, Poland) 10.2.1908. German Linguist. Ph.D. From 1873 teacher at gymnasium in Kolberg, from 1893 as Gymnasialprofessor. Married 1875 Elise Balthasar, at least one son. He was an ardent Neogrammarian and atttracted some positive attention with his studies.…

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WILS, Johannes Arnoldus Fredericus

WILS, Johannes Arnoldus Fredericus. 1901 — 1975. Dutch Linguist. Ph.D. Professor at Nijmegen Catholic University. He was also interested in non-IE languages (African and South American). Publications: De oorsprong van het verbale r-passief in de indogermaansche talen. 52 p. MKNAW 3:11. Amsterdam 1940. – Articles. Sources: Scanty stray notes in Internet.

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WESTPHAL, Rudolf

WESTPHAL, Rudolf  Georg Hermann. Obernkirchen in Schaumburg 3.7.1826 — Stadthagen 10.7.1892. German Philologist. Gymnasium in Bückeburg and Rinteln. From 1845 studied theology and classical philology at Marburg, also learned Arabic and Sanskrit. In 1852 both Ph.D. and PD at Tübingen (für Klassische Philologie und Vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft), 1854 ao. Professor. In…

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