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.

Continue reading

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.…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

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.…

Continue reading

SAFAREWICZ, Jan

SAFAREWICZ, Jan. Daugavpils (Latvia) 8.2.1904 — Krakow 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…

Continue reading

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 Kraków. In 1947-48 further studies in Paris under Renou, Bloch and Benveniste. From 1949 taught comparative…

Continue reading

RÜDIGER, Johann Christian Christoph

RÜDIGER, Johann Christian Christoph. Burg near Magdeburg 9.5.1751 — 21.10.1822. German Cameralist, from 1791 Professor ord. at Halle. Also a linguist. He was the first to realize the NIA nature of the Gipsy language in 1782. Publications: Von der Sprache und Herkunft der Zigeuner aus Indien. Lp. 1782, repr. Hamburg…

Continue reading

RUDNICKI, Mikołaj

RUDNICKI, Mikołaj. Sokołow Podlaski 6.12.1881 — Puszczykowo 28.6.1978. Polish Linguist. Studies at Krakow. PD 1911. From 1919 Professor of IE Linguistics at Poznań University. Publications: Much on Polish and Slavic languages. – Literary works and dramas under names M.S. Rozwar and E. Meser. Sources: Wikipedia briefly (more in *Polish version).

Continue reading

RUDIN, Semën Gesselevič.

RUDIN, Semën Gesselevič. Leningrad 21.7.1929 — 22.8.1973. Russian Indologist (Tamil Scholar). Son of an official. In 1947-52 studied Indology in Leningrad. From 1955 until his death taught Indology at Leningrad. In 1966 one year in India studying i.al. the Nilghiri languages (Toda, Kota, Kurumba). Kand. filol. nauk 1968 Leningrad. He…

Continue reading