Carl Meinhof

1857

Carl Friedrich Michael Meinhof (July 23, 1857 – February 11, 1944) was a German linguist and one of the first linguists to study African languages. ==Early years and career== Meinhof was born in Barzwitz near R├╝genwalde in the Province of Pomerania.

1902

It was replaced by those of Joseph Greenberg in 1955 and in 1963. In 1902, Meinhof made recordings of East African music.

1905

In 1905 he became professor at the School of Oriental Studies in Berlin.

1912

These are among the first recordings made of traditional African music. ==Controversial views== In 1912, Carl Meinhof published Die Sprachen der Hamiten (The Languages of the Hamites).

1933

On 5 May 1933 he became a member of the Nazi Party. ==Works== His most notable work was developing comparative grammar studies of the Bantu languages, building on the pioneering work of Wilhelm Bleek.

1944

Carl Friedrich Michael Meinhof (July 23, 1857 – February 11, 1944) was a German linguist and one of the first linguists to study African languages. ==Early years and career== Meinhof was born in Barzwitz near R├╝genwalde in the Province of Pomerania.

1955

His classification was the standard one for many years (Greenberg 1955:3).

It was replaced by those of Joseph Greenberg in 1955 and in 1963. In 1902, Meinhof made recordings of East African music.

1963

It was replaced by those of Joseph Greenberg in 1955 and in 1963. In 1902, Meinhof made recordings of East African music.




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