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Heinrich Leonard Cox

academic administrator , educator , ethnologist

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.