MLADENOW, Stefan

MLADENOW, Stefan. Vidin 27.12.1880 — Sofia 1.5.1963. Bulgarian IE and Slavic Linguist. Professor in Sofia. After school in Vidin studies in 1898-1902 at Sofia, 1903-04 at Vienna (under Kretschmar), 1904-05 at St.Petersburg (Baudouin de Courtenay). Ph.D. 1905 Prague (Czech University, on Slavic Studies). From 1910 PD, 1919 ao. and 1921…

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MACHEK, Václav

MACHEK, Václav. Úhlejov, okr. Jičín/Neupaka 8.11.1894 — Brno 26.5.1965. Czechoslovakian Slavic, Vedic and IE Scholar. Professor in Brno. From 1914 studied at Prague Slavic, IE and Sanskrit (under Zubatý). After interruption caused by WW I Ph.D. there 1921. In 1921-24 librarian of Slovakian Library in Paris, also studied further under…

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LUDWIG, Alfred

LUDWIG, Alfred. Vienna 9.10.1832 — Prague 12.6.1912. Austrian Indologist. Professor in Prague. Son of Johannes L., a teacher of French, and Ludowika Köckh, grew up in Vienna. From 1852 studies of classical philology, IE linguistics and Sanskrit at Vienna (under Boller) and Berlin (Weber). From 1858 PD of classical philology…

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KAMARYT, František

KAMARYT, František Johannes Nep. Chmelná, dt. Benešov 20.11.1876 — 8.6.1946. Czech Priest and former Student of Indology. Studies at Charles University in Prague under Zubatý, Ph.D. there 1916/17. Turned to religion and became Roman Catholic priest. Publications: Diss. O vlivu řeckého a řimckého dramatu na drama indické až k době…

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HUJER, Oldřich

HUJER, Oldřich. Paceřice, Liberec region 25.11.1880 — Prague 4.6.1942. Czech IE and Slavic Linguist. Professor in Prague. Student of Zubatý at Prague, Ph.D. 1910. Also studied at Leipzig under Leskien. PD 1911 Prague, 1919 ao, Professor and then succeeded Zubatý as the ord. Professor of Comparative IE Linguistics at Charles…

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HOPKINS, Edward Washburn

HOPKINS, Edward Washburn. Northampton, MA 8.9.1857 — Madison, CT 16.7.1932. U.S. Indologist. Professor in New Haven. Born in an old New English priestly and scholarly family, son of physician Lewis Spring Hopkins and Francis Jane Washburn. After Bridgewater academy studies of classical philology at Columbia University, B.A. 1878, with a…

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HJELMSLEV, Louis

HJELMSLEV, Louis Trolle. Copenhagen 3.10.1899 — Copenhagen 30.5.1965. Danish Linguist (Germanist and General Linguist). Son of the mathematician Johannes Hj. From 1917 studies at Copenhagen (Pedersen), Prague and Paris (Meillet and Vendryes). M.A. 1923, Ph.D. 1932. In the 1920s further studies in Prague and Paris. PD of Sammenlignende Sprogvidenskab at…

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JEDLIČKA, Jaromír

JEDLIČKA, Jaromír. Prague 11.10.1869 — Zinnowitz, Usedom 14.8.1901. Czech Student of IE Linguistics. Studies at Charles University in Prague under Zubatý, Ph.D. there 1893/94. Then worked in the university library. Publications: Diss. O zvláštnim případu parallelismu suffixu v jazycích indoevropských. Prague 1893/94. – Collaborated in the Czech encyclopedia Ottův slovník…

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GUMILEV, Lev Nikolaevič

GUMILËV, Lev Nikolaevič. Carskoe Selo 18.9.(1.10.)1912 — St.Petersburg 15.6.1992. Russian Historian of Central Asia, Archaeologist and geographer, also writer and translator. Son of Nikolaj Stepanovič G. (d. 1921) and Anna Ahmatova, both well-known poets, divorce when he was still a child. Because of his parents he was not allowed to…

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GEBAUER, Jan

GEBAUER, Jan. Úbislavice (Auslauf) near Nová Paka 8.10.1838 — Prague 25.5.1907. Czech Slavic and IE Linguist. Professor of Slavic Philology at Charles University in Prague. Born in a poor family with German father in a small village, sent by local vicar to high school in Jičín. At university soon switched…

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