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, Binn 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. Wenden/Livland (now Cēsis in Latvia) 12.6.1901 — Rottenburg/Neckar 21.12.1962. German (of Livonia) IE Linguist. Professor in Marburg. Educated in Riga, Stettin and Meiningen. Participated as German voluntary in post-WW warfare in Baltia. In 1920-25 studies at Giessen, Jena and Munich. From 1925 Lektor of Russian at…

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SCHRIJNEN, Joseph Charles François Hubert

SCHRIJNEN, Joseph Charles François Hubert. Venlo 3.5.1869 — Nijmegen 26.1.1938. Dutch IE Scholar. Professor in Nijmegen. Son of a chemist, educated in Roermond. From 1888 studied classical philology and linguistics at Louvain (under de Harlez, Colinet et al.) and Paris (de Saussure and Henry). Ph.D. 1891. Now studied catholic theology,…

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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 a post employee, educated at Arnoldinum in Burgsteinfurt, where he also learned Hebrew. Studies of classical philology, Germanistics, Indology, Slavistics, general (H. Steinthal) and IE linguistics (J. Schmidt)…

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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 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 was Bopp’s…

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SOWA, Rudolf von

SOWA, Rudolf von. Lemberg (now Lviv, Ukraina) 30.1.1853 — Brünn 29.9.1900. Austrian (of Poland) Schoolteacher, Linguist and Gipsy Scholar. Ph.D. School Professor of Classics at the German Gymnasium of Brünn (Brno) from at least 1890 until his death. Publications: “Erzählungen der slovakischen Zigeuner”, ZDMG 39, 1885, 509-516; “Neue Materialien für…

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SOMMER, Johann Ferdinand

SOMMER, Johann Ferdinand. Trier 4.5.1875 — Munich 3.4.1962. German IE and Hittite Scholar. Professor in Jena and Munich. 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 Linguistics at Basel (succeeding Wackernagel), from 1909…

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SOLMSEN, Felix

SOLMSEN, Felix. Schneidemühl 11.7.1865 — Mehlem 13.6.1911. German Classical and IE Linguist. Professor in Bonn. 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 ord. Died accidentally, falling under a train…

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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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