STORCK, Friedrich Wilhelm Paul

STORCK, Friedrich Wilhelm Paul. Letmathe/Kr. Iserlohn, Westfalen 5.7. 1829 — Münster 16.7.1905. German Linguist (German & Romance) interested in Pāli. Son of a teacher, educated in Arnsberg. From 1850 studies of Germanics at München, Münster, Bonn and Berlin. In Berlin also student of Bopp and Weber. Ph.D. 1858 Berlin. From…

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STEGMANN VON PRITZWALD, Kurt

STEGMANN VON PRITZWALD, Kurt Friedrich Woldemar. Wenden/Livland (now Cēsis in Latvia) 12.6.1901 — Rottenburg/Neckar 21.12.1962. German (of Livonia) IE Linguist. Professor in Marburg. Son of Friedrich Percival St. v. Pr. and Alice Neander. Educated in Riga (until 1918), Stettin and Meiningen. Participated as German voluntary in post-WW warfare in Baltia. In…

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SCHRIJNEN, Joseph Charles François Hubert

SCHRIJNEN, Joseph Charles François Hubert. Venlo 3.5.1869 — Nijmegen 26.1.1938. Mgr. Dutch IE Scholar. Professor in Nijmegen. Son of Adriaan S., a chemist, and Maria Canoy, educated in Roermond. From 1888 studied classical philology and linguistics at Louvain (under de Harlez, Colinet, et al.) and Paris (de Saussure and Henry).…

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SCHULZE, Wilhelm

SCHULZE, Wilhelm. Burgsteinfurt, Westfalen 15.12.1863 — Neu-Babelsberg (Berlin) 15.1.1935. German IE Scholar, founder of the Berlin School. Professor in Berlin. Son of Rudolf S., a post employee, and Dina Denhardt. Educated at Arnoldinum in Burgsteinfurt, where he also learned Hebrew. From 1881 studies of classical philology, Germanistics, Indology, Slavistics, general…

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SCHWEIZER-SIDLER, Heinrich

SCHWEIZER-SIDLER, Heinrich (originally H. Schweizer). Elgg, canton Zürich 12.9. 1815 — Zürich 30.3.1894. Swiss IE Scholar. Professor in Zürich. Son of the minister of Elgg, family from Zürich, intended himself to become a priest, but at school became fascinated with classical languages. In 1835-38 studied classical philology at Zürich, also…

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STENZLER, Adolf Friedrich

STENZLER, Adolf Friedrich. Wolgast/Pommern 9.7.1807 — Breslau 27.2.1887. German Indologist. Professor in Breslau. Born in the then Swedish Pomerania, son of Archdeacon (1829 Superintendent) Lorenz St. and Charlotte Droysen, educated in Wolgast and Friedland/Mecklenburg. In 1826-29 studies of Theology at Greifswald (also Oriental languages under Kosegarten) and Berlin, where he…

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SOWA, Rudolf von

SOWA, Rudolf von. Lemberg (now Lviv, Ukraina) 30.1.1853 — Brünn (Brno) 29.9.1900. Austrian (of Poland) Schoolteacher, Linguist and Gipsy Scholar. Ph.D. Gymnasium Professor of Classics at the German Gymnasium of Brünn from at least 1890 until his death. Publications: “Zur Aussprache des Westarmenischen”, 14 p. Progr. Stadtgymnasium Trübau 1882. –…

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SOMMER, Johann Ferdinand

SOMMER, Johann Ferdinand. Trier 4.5.1875 — Munich 3.4.1962. German classical,IE and Hittite Scholar. Professor in Jena and Munich. Son of Philipp S. and Johanna Saur. Educated in Kassel, studies at Marburg and Freiburg (Thurneysen). Ph.D. 1896 Freiburg (diss. on Celtology). PD 1899 Leipzig. From 1902 ord. Professor of Classics and…

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SOLMSEN, Felix

SOLMSEN, Felix. Schneidemühl 11.7.1865 — Mehlem 13.6.1911. German Classical and IE Linguist. Professor in Bonn. Son of Heinrich S. and Cäcilie Leszczynski. Studies of Classics and Comparative Linguistics at Berlin (J. Schmidt) and Leipzig (Brugmann and Leskien). Ph.D. 1886 Leipzig. PD 1893 Bonn. From 1897 ao. Professor at Bonn, 1909…

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SMYTH, Herbert Weir

SMYTH, Herbert Weir. Wilmington, DE 8.8.1857 — Bar Harbor, ME 16.7.1937. U.S. Classical (Greek) Scholar also interested in Indology. Son of Clement Biddle Smyth, an iron manufacturer, and Sarah Ann Sellers. Educated at Swarthmore (A.B. 1876) and Harvard (A.B. 1878) Further studies in Germany: 1879-81 Leipzig, 1881-83 Göttingen. Ph.D. 1884…

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