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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KOHL, Josef Friedrich

KOHL, Josef Friedrich. Katzengrün (now Kaceřov in Czech) 22.7.1908 — ?.1.1998. Austrian Indologist in Germany. Professor at Würzburg. Son of a Catholic estate steward from Bohemia, educated at German Gymnasium in Eger. In 1927-31 studies of biology, paleontology, physics and mathematics at German University of Prague, in 1931-33 Indology under…

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KAUFMANN, Walter

KAUFMANN, Walter. Karlsbad (now Karlovy Vary in Czech) 1.4.1907 — Bloomington 9.9.1984. Czechoslovakian German composer, conductor and Musicologist in the U.S.A. Born in the then Austro-Hungarian Empire from Jewish parents, Julius and Josefine K. Studied music in Prague and Berlin, started his career as conductor in both cities. In 1934…

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KAMARYT, František

KAMARYT, František Johannes Nep. Chmelná 20.11.1876 — 8.6.1946. Czechoslovakian Student of Indology. Studies at Charles University in Prague under Zubatý, Ph.D. there 1916/17. Turned to religion and became Catholic priest. Publications: Diss. O vlivu řeckého a řimckého dramatu na drama indické až k době Bhavabhútiově. Manuscript, Prague 1916/17. Sources: Not…

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HUJER, Oldřich

HUJER, Oldřich. Paceřice 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 University in…

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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 Lewis Spring Hopkins and Francis Jane Washburn. Studies of classical philology at Columbia University, B.A. 1878, with a thesis comparing Greek and…

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HOFMANN, Erich

HOFMANN, Erich. Mühlhausen, Thüringen 4.3.1895 — Kiel 7.11.1982. German IE Linguist. Professor in Kiel. Son of a school director, educated in Görlitz and Wiesbaden. In 1913-22 studies of classics and comparative linguistics at Göttingen (but in 1914-19 in military service). Ph.D. 1922 Göttingen, 1923-25 further studies of Slavic and Balkanology…

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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. Studies at Copenhagen (Pedersen), Prague and Paris (Meillet and Vendryes). PD of Sammenlignende Sprogvidenskab of at Aarhus University, then from 1937 Professor of the same at Copenhagen University, apparently until…

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