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Dr. Ankica Čilaš Šimpraga (1970-2020)

The head of the Department of Croatian Onomastics and Etymology Dr. Ankica Čilaš Šimpraga after a long and severe illness passed away three months ago. She was member of ICOS its Terminological Group, editorial board of “Folia Onomastica Croatica”, national expert on onomastic terms and standardization of geographical names at the European Commission, East...

Prof. Thorsten Andersson passed away …

Karl Thorsten Gunnar Andersson passed away on April 22, 2018, at the age of 89. Professor Thorsten Andersson (1929 – 2018) was Swedish linguist, astute thinker and outstanding connoisseur of historical linguistics. He earned his doctorate degree in Uppsala in 1965 and became a lecturer in Nordic languages and toponymy. Since studying in Münster...

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