SCHMITT, Alfred

SCHMITT, Alfred. Rixdorf (Berlin) 1.4.1888 — Munich 1.1.1976. German IE Linguist. Born in a Herrnhutian (Moravian) family, educated in Niesky and Liegnitz. Studied theology at Moravian Seminary in Gnadenfeld and became teacher. Served in WW I and was war prisoner in France. In 1919 began studies of classics, Germanistics and Romanistics…

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SCHMIDTS, Peter

SCHMIDTS, Peter (Pēteris Šmits, Russian Pëtr Petrovič Šmidt). Rauna, Latvia 25.12.1869 — Riga 5.6.1938. Latvian Linguist. Professor of IE Antiquity and Baltic Philology at Riga. Studied Russian, Chinese and Manchu in Moscow and St.Petersburg. After a long visit to China he became Professor of Chinese at Vladivostok in 1899. Taught…

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SCHMIDT, Heinrich Wilhelm Arnold

SCHMIDT, Heinrich Wilhelm Arnold. Hörde near Dortmund 16.2.1868 — Fribourg 10.2.1953. Father. Famous German Anthropologist and Linguist in Austria and Switzerland. From 1883 educated in the Netherlands, in 1890 joined S.V.D., 1892 ordained priest. In 1893-95 studied theology and Oriental languages at Berlin and Vienna. From 1895 taught ethnology and…

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SCHMIDT, József

SCHMIDT, József. Vác 24.12.1868 — Budapest 1.10.1933. Hungarian Indologist. Professor in Budapest. Son of a house-painter, studied at Budapest under Mayr. In 1899-1908 worked as school-teacher. In 1908-10 Docent and in 1910-20 Professor of comparative IE linguistics at Budapest (succeeding Mayr). In 1919 he worked in the Ministry of Education…

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SCHMIDT, Johannes Friedrich Heinrich

SCHMIDT, Johannes Friedrich Heinrich. Prenzlau 29.7.1843 — Berlin 4.7.1901. German IE Scholar. Professor in Berlin. Orphaned (mother died 1844, father 1852) he grew up at his uncle, Gymnasium Professor K. E. A. Schmidt in Stettin, matriculated there in 1860. In 1860-62 studies of classical philology (Ritschl) at Bonn, then IE, Slavic and…

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SCHMIDT, Gernot

SCHMIDT, Gernot. 29.7.1931 — 4.7.1991. German IE Scholar. Professor in Bonn. Ph.D. Professor of IE Linguistics at Bonn (1987). Publications: Stammbildung und Flexion der indogermanischen Personalpronomina. 255 p. Wb. 1978; articles. Sources: Addressbuch 1988.

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SCHLEICHER, August

SCHLEICHER, August. Meiningen/Thüringen 1821 — Jena 6.12.1868. German Indologist and IE Scholar. Professor in Prague and Jena. Son of a physician, Johann Gottlieb S., and Henriette Heym. After school in Coburg studied theology at Leipzig, then philosophy and languages at Tübingen (Sanskrit under Ewald). Ph.D. 1846 Bonn. PD 1846 Bonn.…

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SCHINDLER, Jochem

SCHINDLER, Jochem. Amstetten 8.11.1944 — Prague 24.12.1994. Austrian IE Linguist. Ph.D. 1972. In 1972-74 Assistant at Vienna. In 1974-76 Assistant Professor, 1976-78 Associate Professor and from 1978 Professor at Harvard, but in 1987 returned to Vienna as the successor of G. R. Solta. Worked on the reconstruction of “Ursprache” and…

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SCHELLER, Meinrad

SCHELLER, Meinrad. Zürich 17.5.1921 — 24.4.1991. Swiss Sanskrit and IE Scholar. Professor in Zürich. Studies at Zürich under M. Leumann, Pokorny and Risch, also in Paris. Ph.D. PD 1956 Zürich. From 1963 ao. Professor at Fribourg, in 1968-75 ord. Professor at Munich and from 1975 ord. Professor für allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft…

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SALVIONI, Carlo

SALVIONI, Carlo. Bellinzona 3.3.1858— Milano 20.10.1920. Swiss Linguist in Italy. Professor in Milano. Educated in Lugano. Studies at Basel, sonn changed medicine into linguistics and later went to Leipzig. Ph.D. 1884 there under Brugmann. In 1885-89 PD at Turin. In 1890-1902 Professor of Comparative Linguistics and Neo-Latin Languages at Pavia.…

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