HALL, Robert A., Jr.

HALL, Robert Anderson, Jr. Raleigh NC 4.4.1911 — Ithaca NY 2.12.1997. U.S. Linguist. Studies at Princeton (B.A.) and Chicago (M.A.). D.Litt. 1934 Rome. Taught at University of Puerto Rico, at Princeton and Brown Universities, then from 1946 Professor of Linguistics at Cornell University. Married 1936 Frances L. Adkins (d. 1975), then…

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GREENBERG, Joseph (Joe) H.

GREENBERG, Joseph (Joe) Harold. Brooklyn, New York 28.5.1915 — Stanford, Calif. 7.5.2001. U.S. Linguist. Born in a Jewish family, father of Polish (original surname Zyto) and mother of German origin. After Hebrew elementary school studied Latin and German at James Madison High School. From 1932 college studies at Columbia, mainly…

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GOTTLIEB, Eugene

GOTTLIEB, Eugene (Jeno G.). Szepesség (then in Hungary, now Spiš in Slovakia) 28.7.1894 — New York City 28.12.1962. U.S. (born Hungarian Jew) Linguist. Son of Markus Moses G. and Rose Rezl Guttman. Ph.D. at New York University. Instructor at Ohio State University (1931), then Assistant Professor of Germanics and Slavonian Languages…

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DODYHUDOEV, Rahim Halilovič

DODYHUDOEV, Rahim Halilovič. Sahčar, Gorno-Badahšan 15.6.1928 — Moscow 14.11.1995. Russian (Tadzhik?) Iranian scholar, specialist of Pamir languages. Son of a farmer. In 1946-56 served in Red Army, then studied until 1958 at Dushanbe University, taught there in 1961-80. In 1980-84 Director of Tadzhik Institute of Russian Language and Literature, from…

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DJUVERNUA, Aleksandr Lvovič (Alexandre Duvernoy)

DJUVERNUA, Aleksandr Lvovič (Alexandre Duvernoy). Moscow 1840 — Moscow 16/28.3.1886.Russian Slavonic Linguist and Philologist. Born in a French family resident in Russia from 1810. After school in Moscow studied from 1855 law and history at Moscow University, but gradually switched to philology. Beside Slavic he was specially interested in Lithuanian, but…

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COSERIU, Eugenio

COSERIU, Eugenio (Eugeniu Coşeriu). Mihăileni, Bălţi (now in Moldova) 27.7.1921 — Tübingen 7.9.2002. Romanian Comparative Linguist in Uruguay and Germany. Studies at Iaşi and from 1940 in Rome. Ph.D. 1944 Rome. In 1944-45 taught at Padova, 1945-49 at Milano. In 1950-63 Professor of General and Indo-European Linguistics at the University…

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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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