Lor ánd Benkőin memoriam

Johanna Laakso johanna.laakso at univie.ac.at
Mon Jan 17 22:44:49 UTC 2011

Dear All,

further sad news: Loránd Benkő, retired professor of the ELTE university,
former vice-rector of the ELTE, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences,
known in Uralic studies in particular as the long-time leading expert of
Hungarian historical linguistics and the editor-in-chief of Hungarian
etymological dictionaries, passed away today, Monday January 17th, at the
age of almost 90 years.

Obituaries have already appeared on the website of the Hungarian Academy of
Sciences ( 
http://mta.hu/mta_hirei/elhunyt-benko-lorand-az-mta-rendes-tagja-126857/ )
and on the website www.nyest.hu (
sszor ).

With condolences to all colleagues who knew and respected Loránd Benkő's
work in Hungarian historical linguistics and dialectology

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johanna Laakso
Universität Wien, Institut für Europäische und Vergleichende Sprach- und
Literaturwissenschaft (EVSL) | Abteilung Finno-Ugristik
Universitätscampus Spitalgasse 2-4 Hof 7, A-1090 Wien
Tel. +43 1 4277 43019 | Fax +43 1 4277 9430
johanna.laakso at univie.ac.at | http://homepage.univie.ac.at/Johanna.Laakso/
Project ELDIA: http://www.eldia-project.org/

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