Yehoshua Blau

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Yehoshua Blau (Hebrew: יהושע בלאו , September 22, 1919 – October 20, 2020) was a Romanian-born Israeli scholar of Arabic language and literature. He was a Professor Emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.[1] He was born in Cluj, Romania.

Blau was elected a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy in 1983.[2] Blau was elected as a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities in 1968.[3]

Blau died on October 20, 2020 in Tel Aviv at the age of 101.[4]

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  1. Steve Linde (8 May 2013). "Bertie Lubner gets BGU Lifetime Achievement Award". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  2. "Professor Joshua Blau". British Academy. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  3. "Members - Prof. Joshua Blau". Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  4. חתן פרס ישראל פרופ' יהושע בלאו הלך לעולמו (in Hebrew)