SCHLERATH, Bernfried

SCHLERATH, Bernfried. Leipzig 15.5.1924 — Berlin 30.5.2003. German Indo-Iranian Scholar. The only child of literary editor Dr. Franz Schl. and Karoline Suter, in 1928 the family moved to Frankfurt. Matriculated 1943, briefly student at Frankfurt, in 1944-45 in the army. Studies of IE, Iranian and Indology at Hamburg (E. Fraenkel,…

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ROYEN, Gerlach

ROYEN, Gerlach (born Nicolaus Jacobus Hubertus Royen). Valkenburg 18.10.1880 — Utrecht 4.2.1955. O.F.M. Father. Dutch Linguist. Educated in Sittard, joined O.F.M. 1898, ordained priest 1905. In 1905-11 gymnasium teacher in Venray, 1911-14 and 1920-22 studied comparative linguistics at Leiden. Ph.D. 1926 Leiden, under Uhlenbeck (being his last student). From 1932 eo.…

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RÖSSING, Hans

RÖSSING, Hans. 1929 — 7.1.2001 (when 71). German Linguist (Celtologist). Ph.D. PD, from 1968 Professor of comparative linguistics at Marburg, retired 1995. Publications: Wrote on Celtology. Sources: https://www.uni-marburg.de/aktuelles/unijournal/10/Personalien.

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PHELPS, John

PHELPS, John. Baltimore 25.7.1873 — Mitchellville, Prince George’s County, Maryland 16.12.1955. U.S. Lawyer and Classical Scholar. Son of Brig.General Charles E. Phelps and his wife Martha. Worked as attorney in Baltimore. Twice married, children. Publications: “Indo-European Initial sl”, Language 13, 1937, 279-284. Sources: geni.com.

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MÜLLER, Gerhard Heinrich

MÜLLER, Gerhard Heinrich. 18?? — 19??. German Teacher of Classics. In 1876/83 at Wongrowitz gymnasium in Posen (now Wągrowiec in Poland), 1898/1900 at Saargemünd Gymnasium (now Sarreguemines in Lorraine). Married, at least one son. Publications: Mainly wrote on classical philology. – “Das Genus der Indogermanen und seine ursprüngliche Bedeutung”, IF 8, 1898, 304-315.…

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MICHELS, Victor

MICHELS, Victor. Stassfurt, Sachsen-Anhalt 3.7.1866 — Jena 4.2.1929. German Germanist and Linguist. Professor in Jena Son of factory director Friedrich (Fritz) M. (d. 1872) and Martha Kullak. Gymnasium and from 1884 studies in Berlin, concentrated on Germanistics, Linguistics and philosophy (Deussen). From 1885 continued at Heidelberg (Osthoff et al.) and…

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MEZGER, Fritz

MEZGER, Fritz. Ilsfeld bei Heilbronn 15.10.1893 — King of Prussia near Philadelphia, PA 9.6.1979. German Linguist in the U.S.A. Matriculated 1911, then studies of modern philology and comparative IE at Tübingen. Participated in WW I, wounded. Continued his studies at Munich and Berlin. Ph.D. 1921 Berlin (diss. on Old English).…

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MARTINET, André

MARTINET, André. Saint-Alban-des-Villards (Savoie) 12.4.1908 — Châtenay-Malabry (Paris) 16.7.1999. French Linguist. Began his studies with English and Germanic. Ph.D. 1937 Paris. In 1938-46 directeur d’études at É.P.H.É. In 1947-55 taught at Columbia University in New York. Then returned to É.P.H.É. and soon Professor of General Linguistics at Sorbonne/Paris V. Married Karen…

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MANN, Stuart E

MANN, Stuart Edward. Nottingham 11.6.1905 — High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire 5.8.1986. British Linguist. Son of Oliver Mann and Mabel Constance Anderson. Studies at Bristol, graduated 1927. In 1929-31 in Tirana, then teaching English in Brno. In 1947-72 taught Czech and Albanian at School of Slavonic and East European Studies (University of…

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LAGERCRANTZ, Otto

LAGERCRANTZ,  Carl Otto. Näsby, Jönköpings län 26.2.1868 — Uppsala 13.1.1938. Swedish Classical Scholar. Son of Otto Wilhelm L., an officer, and Stina Sophia Johnson. Matriculated from Linköping 1887 and studied at Uppsala. Cand.phil. 1894, Lic.phil. 1895. Ph.D. 1898 Uppsala. Now PD at Uppsala (also further studies at Berlin) and from 1907…

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