SIEGERT, Hans

SIEGERT, Hans. 19?? — 19??. German IE Linguist. Wüst’s student at Munich, in 1942 in the Wehrmacht. Member of NSDAP. Publications: “Zur Geschichte der Begriffe ‘Arier’ und ‘arisch’”, W&S 22, 1941-42, 73-99. Sources: Briefly in C. Hutton, Linguistics in the Third Reich. 1999.

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SCHULTZE, Martin

SCHULTZE, Martin. Nordhausen 11.1.1835 — Ellrich 10.9.1899. German Educator and Linguist. Son of organist Heinrich August S. and Wilhelmine Ebert. Matriculated 1855 from Nordhausen and began studis of theology at Halle. Without graduation employed by Austrian consul F. Haas in Epirus, travelled in Balkan and Asia Minor, worked two years…

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SCHUCHARDT, Hugo

SCHUCHARDT, Hugo. Gotha 4.2.1842 — Graz 21.4.1927. German Linguist in Austria. Professor in Graz. Son of Ernst Julius S., a lawyer, and Malvina von Bridel-Brideri. Gymnasium in Gotha. Began his studies at Jena, soon switched from law to philology and moved to Bonn. Ph.D. 1864 Bonn (under Ritschl). Further studies…

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SCHNEIDER, Karl

SCHNEIDER, Karl. Brückrachdorf, Kr. Neuwied 18.4.1912 — Münster 26.12.1998. German Linguist, mainly Anglist and Germanist, but in his early career wrote on IE and Tocharian. Studies in 1932-36 at Giessen, Ph.D. 1936 in comparative linguistics. Two years as German Assistant at Manchester. PD 1952 Marburg. From 1954 apl. Professor at…

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SAPIR, Edward

SAPIR, Edward. Lauenburg, Pomerania (now Lębork, Poland) 26.1.1884 — New Haven 4.2.1939. U.S. Linguist and Anthropologist. Born in a Lithuanian Jewish family, which emigrated to the U.S.A. in 1890. Grew up in Richmond, Virginia, and New York. From 1901 studies of Germanic and IE Linguistics at Columbia, graduated B.A. 1904,…

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RONA, Jose Pedro

RONA, Jose Pedro. Lucanec 20.3.1923 — 16.7.1974. Uruguayan IE Scholar. Son of Alejandro Rona and Lea Vajda. Studies at University of Montevideo. Ph.D. 1965 University of Porto Alegre, Brazil, in linguistics. Professor of General and IE Linguistics at Montevideo (1961). In 1969/73 probably at University of Ottawa. Died of heart…

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PORRU, Giulia

PORRU, Giulia. 1913 — 2000 (?). Italian Linguist. Studies at Florence, i.a. under Devoto. Ph.D. 1937 Florence, PD in glottologia 1943. From 1946 Professore indaricato di filologia Germanica at Florence, also taught general linguistics. She was the first Italian to interest in phonology. Publications: “I verbi della VII classe dell’antico indiano”, Rendic.…

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POLOMÉ, Edgar C.

POLOMÉ, Edgar Ghislain Charles. Molenbeck-Saint-Jean near Brussels 31.7.1920 — Houston 11.3.2000. Belgian Linguist in the U.S.A. Professor in Austin, Texas. Son of a Walloon father (Marcel P.) and Flemish mother (Berthe). Studies at Free University Brussels (B.A. 1940) and after war service at Catholic University Louvain (M.A. 1943), learned Sanskrit from Lamotte.…

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PETZ, Gedeon

PETZ, Gideon. Harka 24.11.1863 — Budapest 21.12.1943. Hungarian Linguist. Studies at Budapest, Freiburg i. Br., Leipzig and Berlin, 1881-87. Ph.D. Teacher at Lutheran gymnasium in Budapest. At Budapest University: PD 1887, ao. Professor 1896, ord. 1904, of German Philology. Member of Hungarian Academy: correspondent 1895, ord. 1920, honorary 1934. Publications: Wrote in…

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PENKA, Karl

PENKA, Karl. Müglitz, Moravia (now Mohelnice, Czech) 26.10.1847 — Vienna 10.2.1912. Austrian Anthropologist, Linguist and Aryan Enthusiast. Studies of anthropology and comparative linguistics. In 1873-1906 schoolteacher (professor) at Maximiliansgymnasium in Vienna. He connected linguistics with ethnology equating language groups with supposed human races. Propagated a theory of Scandinavian origin of…

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