Ralf-Peter Ritter in memoriam

Johanna Laakso johanna.laakso at univie.ac.at
Tue Nov 22 20:04:09 UTC 2011

Dear Colleagues,

according to the TITUS website, Ralf-Peter Ritter, retired professor of Hungarian Studies at the Jagellonian University in Cracow, a linguist with an impressive œuvre in both comparative Indo-European and Finno-Ugric studies, has passed away two days ago in Berlin, at the age of almost 73 years.

A memorial page, with an obituary by Jost Gippert, has been created at http://titus.uni-frankfurt.de/personal/ritterrp.htm .

With condolences to all colleagues and friends of an unusually versatile scholar
Univ.Prof. Dr. Johanna Laakso
Universität Wien, Institut für Europäische und Vergleichende Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft (EVSL)
Abteilung Finno-Ugristik
Campus AAKH Spitalgasse 2-4 Hof 7
A-1090 Wien
johanna.laakso at univie.ac.athttp://homepage.univie.ac.at/Johanna.Laakso/
Project ELDIA: http://www.eldia-project.org/ 

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