ANTKOWSKI, Ferdynand

ANTKOWSKI, Ferdynand. 26.3.1914 — 1962.  Polish Linguist. Ph.D. Docent at Poznań. Publications:La chronologie de la monophtongaison des diphtongues dans les langues indo-européennes. 55 p. Poznański Towarzystwo Przyjacioł Nauk: Prace Komisji filologicznej 16:4. Poznań 1956. Sources: *L. Zabrocki, Slavia occidentalis 23, 1963, 325-327.

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KUDZINOWSKI, Czesław

KUDZINOWSKI, Czesław. Wodziłówka, Podlasia 8.10.1908 — Poznań 2.3.1988. Polish Linguist, beside Indo-European also Specialist of Finno-Ugrian and Uralic. Professor in Poznań. Son of a small farmer. From 1928 studies of philosophy Wilno (then Polish, now Lithuanian Vilnius), soon switched to IE linguitics. M.A. 1935. In 1935-37 further studies of Fenno-Ugrian…

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RUDNICKI, Mikołaj

RUDNICKI, Mikołaj. Sokołow Podlaski 6.12.1881 — Puszczykowo 28.6.1978. Polish Linguist. Son of Szymon R. Studies at Cracow (under Rozwadowski). PD 1911 Cracow. From 1919 Professor of IE Linguistics at new Poznań University (ord. 1921), taught there until retired (with the interruption caused by the WW II occupation). Also interested in…

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ŚMIESZEK, Anton

ŚMIESZEK, Anton. 22.5.1881 — 1943. Polish Oriental Scholar. Ph.D. 1905 Cracow. From 1921 Assistant Professor at Poznań, 1922 eo. and 1925 ord. of Ancient Near East and Sanskrit, but in 1935 the Minister of Education decided to put an end to Oriental Studies at Poznań and his chair was closed.…

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OTRĘBSKI, Jan

OTRĘBSKI, Jan Szczepan. Silica, Silesia 8.12.1889 — Poznań 25.4.1971. Polish IE Scholar. Professor in Wilno (Vilnius) and Poznań. Educated in Kielce, studies at Warsaw and Leipzig (Windisch) and after war at Cracow. Ph.D. there 1920 (under Rozwadowski). From 1921 Professor of IE Linguistics at Stefan Batory University in Wilno (then…

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