SÜTTERLIN, Ludwig

SÜTTERLIN, Ludwig. Heidelberg 16.11.1863 — Freiburg i. B. 3.4.1934. German Linguist. Studies at Heidelberg (Osthoff) and Leipzig. PD 1890 Heidelberg, from 1896 ao. Professor für Germanistik there. In 1913 accepted the chair of comparative linguistics at Freiburg. Publications: “Die Denominativverba im Altindischen”, IF 19, 1906, 480-577. – Much on German…

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SZEMERÉNYI, Oswald John Louis

SZEMERÉNYI, Oswald John Louis. London 7.9.1913 — Freiburg i. Br. 29.12.1996. Hungarian IE Scholar in Germany. Professor in Freiburg (i.Br.). Born in London in a Hungarian family, grew up in Hungary. Studies of Classical, Germanic and Comparative Philology at Budapest. Ph.D. 1936 Budapest, in IE. PD 1944 Budapest. From 1947…

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SOMS (Y) CASTELÍN, Enrique

SOMS (Y) CASTELÍN, Enrique. 1860 — 1913. Spanish Linguist. Professor of Greek at Salamanca, from 1891 at Madrid. After Gelabert y Gordiola’s death (1894) taught Sanskrit classes at Madrid University until Daza de Campos was nominated in 1897. Publications: Translated G. Curtius’ Gramática griega elemental. Madrid 1887; translated other grammatical…

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SITTIG, Ernst

SITTIG, Ernst. Berlin 1.2.1887 — Tübingen 25.12.1955. German Linguist and Classical Scholar. Professor in Tübingen. Educated in Berlin, studies at Jena, Berlin and Halle. Ph.D. 1911 Halle. In WW I served in the decipherment department of the army and in 1919-24 continued same work in Foreign Ministry. PD 1923 Berlin,…

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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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