SPECHT, Franz

SPECHT, Franz. Rosslau/Anhalt 1.11.1888 — Mainz 13.11.1949. German IE Scholar. Professor in Halle, Breslau, Berlin and Mainz. Gymnasium in Dessau. Studies of Classics, Germanistics and IE in 1909-13 at Berlin and Leipzig (under Windisch, Leskien, Brugmann, Schulze). Participated in WW I, wounded, then Ph.D. 1917 Leipzig. In 1913-23 schoolteacher (from 1916…

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PORZIG, Walter

PORZIG, Walter. Ronneburg/Thüringen 30.3.1895 — Mainz 14.10.1961. German IE Scholar. Professor in Bern, Jena and Mainz. Son of judge Max P. and Hedwig Brauer. After school in Jena and Leipzig studied in 1913-14 at Jena and Leipzig (under Windisch et al.) and again, after military service, in 1919-21, now also…

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EICKSTEDT, Egon, Freiherr von

EICKSTEDT, Egon Rudolf Ernst Adolf Hans Dubslaff, Freiherr von. Jersitz, Kreis Posen-Ost (now Jeżyce in Poznań, Poland) 10.4.1892 — Mainz 20.12.1965. German Ethnologist and Racist. Professor in Breslau and Mainz. Son of Hans von E. (1860–98), Prussian Distriktkommissar, of a Pomoranian noble house, and Elisabeth Pauer (1871–1945). Worked as merchant, then…

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