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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DIVER, William

DIVER, William. Chicago 20.7.1921 — Nantucket, MA 31.8.1995. U.S. Linguist. B.A. 1942 Lawrence College. In WW II served in U.S. Navy. M.A. Harvard, in English. Ph.D. Columbia University, in IE Linguistics. From 1965 taughtat Columbia, finally as Professor, emeritus1989. He is known as the founder of the Columbia School of…

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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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CANEDO GRILLE, José

CANEDO GRILLE, José. Tordoia, Galicia 22.2.1902 — Lens 29.12.1945. Spanish Linguist. Studies at seminary of Santiago de Compostela and at University of Granada, then 7 years IE, Indology and classics at Berlin. In the Spanish civil war he took Franco’s side. From 1943 taught Spanish at Heidelberg University. Publications: Zur Wort- und…

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BRUNNER, Linus

BRUNNER, Linus. 1909 — 1987. Swiss Linguist.  Ph.D. 1936 Zürich. Professor in Canton School in St.Gallen. Few have accepted his far-reaching theories. Publications: Diss. Entwicklung der Funktionen der lateinischen Konjunktion dum. 110 p. Tübingen 1936. – Die gemeinsamen Wurzeln des semitischen und indogermanischen Wortschatzes: Versuch einer Etymologie. 9+203 p. Bern &…

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BARSCHEL, Bernd

BARSCHEL, Bernd. Hohenstein-Ernstthal 28.6.1937 — Jena 14.10.1990. German (East) Indologist. Son of a merchant. Educated in Chemnitz, from 1955 studies at Halle, first theology, but soon linguistics and Indology (Ammer and Mehlig). From 1960 Assistant at Halle, 1970 moved to Jena. Ph.D. 1976 Jena. From 1977 Lektor at Jena University,…

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BARHUDAROV, Aleksej Stepanovič

BARHUDAROV, Aleksej Stepanovič. Puškin, Leningrad obl. 22.8.1927 — 9.5.2001. Russian Indologist (Hindi scholar). Son of a scholar of Russian language, Stepan Grigor’evič B. Studies at Oriental Faculty in Lenin­grad, graduated 1950, kand. filol. nauk 1953. Naučnyj sotrudnik at Institut Vostoko­vedenija (Oriental Inst.) of Academy of Science in 1953-71 (from 1966…

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ANDREEV, Nikolaj Dmitrievič

ANDREEV, Nikolaj Dmitrievič. Petrograd 16.2.1920 — 15.11.1997. Russian IE Linguist. Son of a soldier, himself participated in war against Finland in 1939-40 and in WW II 1941-45. Graduated 1952 Leningrad. Kand. filol. nauk 1956 (diss. on Germanistics), dr. filol. nauk 1967 (diss. on general Lin­guistics). In 1952-54 worked in Lenin­grad…

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AGANINA, Ljudmila Aleksandrovna

AGANINA, Ljudmila Aleksandrovna. Moscow 23.1.1926 — Moscow 25.12.2000. Russian Linguist (Uigur and Nepali). Daughter of an official. Studies in Moscow, graduated 1950. Kand. filol. n. 1954, in 1954-58 in the redaction of Sov. vostokovedenija. From 1958 working as naučnyj sotrudnik at the Oriental Institute of Academy of Science in Moscow. Dr. filol.…

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ABAEV, Vasilij (Vaso) Ivanovič

ABAEV, Vasilij (Vaso) Ivanovič (Oss. Abajty). Kobi, rajon Kazbeg, Georgia 15(28).12.1900 — Moscow 18.3.2001. Russian Iranian and Caucasian Scholar, himself of Ossetian Origin. Born in a village, in 1910-18 school in Tbilisi, then elementary school teacher in Kobi. From 1912 studied at the Oriental Faculty in St.Petersburg, graduated 1925 in Tbilisi,…

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