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Jonas Jablonskis

Jonas Jablonskis About Lithuanian linguist who was one of the founders of the standard Lithuanian language. The linguistic material he collected was published in the 20 volumes of Academic Dictionary of Lithuanian which is still used today. Other Informations He studied classical languages at the University of Moscow. He attemped to base Lithuanian on the …

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Michel Breal

Michel Breal About Philologist who was an important contributor to modern semantics and the creator of the marathon race. He was also a professor at the Coll├Ęge de France. Other Informations He studied at the Ecole Normale Superieure. He was a member of the Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-letteres, and recipient of the Legion of …

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Kazimieras Buga

Kazimieras Buga About Lithuanian linguist and philologist who was known for his work on the Lithuanian language. He helped discover that the homeland of the Lithuanians and other Baltic peoples had been just north of Ukraine in the area around the Pripyat River. Other Informations He was appointed as personal secretary to Lithuanian linguist Kazimieras …

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Christian Rathmann

Christian Rathmann About German scientist who is a linguist and first deaf professor in Germany for the Department of Language, Literature and Media Studies I at the University of Hamburg. Other Informations He received his doctorate from the University of Texas in 2005. He is the co-founder of the international network of DeafAcademics.org. He was …