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professor of linguistics

Klaus Albert Strunk, German educator. Member Indogermanische Gesellschaft (president 1983-1992), Society Linguistique Paris, Bayerische Akademie d. Wissenschaften, Philological Society London.

Background

Strunk, Klaus Albert was born on August 22, 1930 in Dusseldorf, Germany. Son of Albert Friedrich and Hedwig (Schaefer) Strunk.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Cologne, Germany, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy habilitation, University Cologne, Germany, 1965.

Career

Director Institute of Indo-European Linguistics and Indo-Iranian Philology 1967-1977. Professor, University of Munich and Director Institute of General and Indo-European Linguistics since 1977, Dean Department I (Linguistics and Literature) 1985-1987. President Indogermanische Gesellschaft since 1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Die sogenannt Aeolismen der homerischen Sprache, 1957, Nasalpraesentien und Aoriste, 1967, Lachmanns Regel fuer das Lateinische, 1976, Typische Merkmale von Fragesaetzen und die vedische Pluti, 1983, Zum Postulat 'vorhersagbaren' Sprachwandels, 1991.

Membership

Member Indogermanische Gesellschaft (president 1983-1992), Society Linguistique Paris, Bayerische Akademie d. Wissenschaften, Philological Society London.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading books on history, literature, classical music, sport.

Connections

Married Marion Renate Kriegeskotte, August 17, 1957. Children: Stefan Albert, Reinhard Curt, Almuth.

father:
Albert Friedrich Strunk

mother:
Hedwig (Schaefer) Strunk

spouse:
Marion Renate Kriegeskotte

child:
Stefan Albert Strunk

child:
Reinhard Curt Strunk

child:
Almuth Strunk