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Heinrich Leonard Cox

Heinrich Leonard Cox, Dutch ethnologist, educator, academic administrator. Member Royal Belgian Commission for Folklore (correspondent Brussels section), Royal Belgian Academy Literature, Arts and Sciences, Institut Grand-Ducal (section linguistics and folklore), International Conference Ethnological Atlas Europe.

Background

  • Cox, Heinrich Leonard was born on August 15, 1935 in Geleen, Limburg, The Netherlands. Arrived in Federal Republic of Germany, 1975.

  • Education

    • Deutsche Philologie und Volkskunde, University Bonn, 1964. Phd, University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 1967.

    Career

    • Professor European ethnology University Nijmegen, 1967-1969. Professor German language and medieval German literature University Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1970-1975. Director European ethnology department University Bonn, 1975-2000.

    Works

    • Author: The Denominations of the Coffin in the Continental West Germanic Dialects, 1967, Fairy Tales of the Netherlands, 1977, Van Dale's Standard Dictionary German-Dutch, 1983, 86, 2002, Van Dale's Standard Dictionary Dutch-German, 1985, 92, 2002, Van Dale's Dictionary of Proverbs in Four Languages, 1988, 92, Proverbs in Eight Languages, 2000, Cultural Boundaries and National Identity, 1993.

    Membership

    Member Royal Belgian Commission for Folklore (correspondent Brussels section), Royal Belgian Academy Literature, Arts and Sciences, Institut Grand-Ducal (section linguistics and folklore), International Conference Ethnological Atlas Europe.
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    Born August 15, 1935
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    • 1964
      University Bonn
    • 1967
      University Nijmegen
    • 1967 - 1969
      Professor, European ethnology University Nijmegen
    • 1970 - 1975
      professor, German language and medieval German literature University Utrecht
    • 1975
      director, European ethnology department University Bonn