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Linguistics educator

Paul Zinsli, Swiss linguistics educator. Member of Institut fur deutsche Sprache in Mannheim, Schweiz. Gesellschafft akademischer Germanisten (honorary), International Committee of Onomastic Sciences (honorary).

Background

Zinsli, Paul was born on April 30, 1906 in Chur, Graubunden, Switzerland. Son of Paul and Christine (Saluz) Zinsli.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Zurich, 1935. Doctor honoris causa, Eidgenossische Technology Hochschule Zurich, 1987.

Career

Teacher Gymnasium Biel, 1935—1946. Professor language and literature University Bern, Switzerland, 1946—1971.

Membership

Member of Institut fur deutsche Sprache in Mannheim, Schweiz. Gesellschafft akademischer Germanisten (honorary), International Committee of Onomastic Sciences (honorary).

Connections

Married Elisabeth Farber Zinsli, 1938. Children: Annamarie T., Paul Erich L.

father:
Paul Zinsli

mother:
Christine (Saluz) Zinsli

spouse:
Elisabeth Farber Zinsli

children:
Annamarie T. Zinsli

Paul Erich L. Zinsli