Frédéric Macler

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Frédéric Macler
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Born(1869-05-26)26 May 1869
Mandeure, France
Died12 July 1938(1938-07-12) (aged 69)
Montbéliard, France
NationalityFrench
OccupationLinguist, orientalist, translator

Frédéric Macler (26 May 1869 – 12 July 1938) was a French linguist, orientalist and translator.

Biography[change | change source]

A native of Mandeure,[1] Macler learned Armenian, Assyrian, and Hebrew from Auguste Carrière. In 1911, he succeeded Antoine Meillet, as he took a chair in Armenian at the Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales, which he held until 1937. In 1919, he co-founded the Society for Armenian Studies. In 1920, he founded the Revue des Études Arméniennes, which he directed until 1933, with Antoine Meillet.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "N 1855-1893: 118/358". Departmental archives of Doubs (in French).
  2. Mahé, Jean-Pierre (1983). "Ռևյու դեզ էթյուդ Արմենիեն" [Revue des Études Arméniennes]. Armenian Soviet Encyclopedia. Yerevan: Armenian Academy of Sciences. 9: 649.