Jakob Jud, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jakob Jud

Swiss linguist (1882-1952)

Date of Birth: 12-Jan-1882

Place of Birth: Wängi, Thurgau, Switzerland

Date of Death: 15-Jun-1952

Profession: university teacher, sociologist, romanist, linguist

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Jakob Jud

  • Jakob Jud [ju:t] (12 January 1882 in Wängi, Kanton Thurgau – 15 June 1952 in Seelisberg, Kanton Uri) was a Swiss Romance linguist (Romanist). From 1922 to 1950 he taught classes in Romance philology and Old French literature at the University of Zürich.
  • With Karl Jaberg, he was the author of Sprach- und Sachatlas Italiens und der Südschweiz (8 volumes, 1928–40).
  • In 1936, with Arnald Steiger, he founded the magazine Vox Romanica.

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