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us: Dumézil, Georges, 1898-1986

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  • Fuller Name

    • Georges Edmond Raoul
  • Variants

    • us: Дюмезиль, Жорж, 1898-1986
    • us: Di͡umezilʹ, Zhorzh, 1898-1986
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1898-03-04
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1986-10-11
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Paris (France)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Paris (France)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) École normale supérieure (France)
        • Organization: (naf) Université de Paris
        • Organization: (naf) Uniwersytet Warszawski
        • Organization: (naf) İstanbul Üniversitesi
        • Organization: (naf) Uppsala universitet
        • Organization: (naf) École pratique des hautes études (France)
        • Organization: (naf) Collège de France
        • Organization: (naf) Académie française
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    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Academic writing
          (lcsh) Comparative linguistics
            (lcsh) Education
              (lcsh) Mythology, Indo-European
                (lcsh) Religions
              • Occupation

                  (lcsh) College teachers
                    (lcsh) Linguists
                      (lcsh) Translators
                      • Additonal Related Forms

                        • us: Académie française
                        • us: Collège de France
                        • us: École pratique des hautes études (France)
                        • us: İstanbul Üniversitesi
                        • us: Uniwersytet Warszawski
                        • us: Uppsala universitet
                      • Sources

                        • found: His Le problème des centaures, 1929.
                        • found: His Entretiens avec Didier Eribon, c1987: t.p. (Georges Dumézil) p. 5 (b. 3/4/1898, d. 10/11/86)
                        • found: Osetinskiĭ ėpos i mifologii͡a, 1976: t.p. (Ж. Дюмезиль = Zh. DЋiЌumezil) colophon (Жорж Дюмезиль = Zhorzh DЋiЌumezil)
                        • found: Archaic Roman religion, 1970: title page (Georges Dumézil)
                        • found: Gale Biography in Context, April 1, 2014 (Georges (Edmond Raoul) Dumezil; born March 4, 1898 in Paris, France; died October 11, 1986 in Paris, France. Studied and wrote extensively on comparative mythology and Indo-European studies; fluent in 40 languages. Family: married Madeleine Legrand, 1925; children: Anne Perrine, Claude. Education: attended College de Neufchateau, Paris; Lycee de Troyes, Paris; Louis-le-Grand, Paris; Lycee de Tarbes; Ecole Normale Superieure, Agrege des Lettres, Docteur es lettres, 1920; University of Paris, thesis on comparative religion, doctorate, 1924. Employment: Lycee de Beauvais, teacher, 1920; University of Warsaw, lecturer, 1920-21; University of Istanbul, professor of the history of religions, 1925-31; University of Uppsala, lecturer in French, 1931-33; Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, department of comparative religion, director of studies, 1935-68; College de France, chair of Indo-European civilization, 1949-68. Member of the Académie française.)
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                        • 1980-06-13: new
                        • 2016-07-02: revised
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