Antoine Meillet Birthday, Date of Birth

Antoine Meillet

Paul Jules Antoine Meillet (French: [ɑ̃twan mɛjɛ]; 11 November 1866, Moulins, France – 21 September 1936, Châteaumeillant, France) was one of the most important French linguists of the early 20th century. He began his studies at the Sorbonne University, where he was influenced by Michel Bréal, Ferdinand de Saussure and the members of the L'Année Sociologique. In 1890, he was part of a research trip to the Caucasus, where he studied the Armenian language. After his return, de Saussure had gone back to Geneva so he continued the series of lectures on comparative linguistics that the Swiss linguist had given.

Meillet completed his doctorate, Research on the Use of the Genitive-Accusative in Old Slavonic, in 1897. In 1902, he took a chair in Armenian at the Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales and took under his wing Hrachia Adjarian, who would become the founder of modern Armenian dialectology. In 1905, he was elected to the Collège de France, where he taught on the history and structure of Indo-European languages. One of his most-quoted statements is that "anyone wishing to hear how Indo-Europeans spoke should come and listen to a Lithuanian peasant". He worked closely with linguists Paul Pelliot and Robert Gauthiot.

Today Meillet is remembered as the mentor of an entire generation of linguists and philologists, who would become central to French linguistics in the twentieth century, such as Émile Benveniste, Georges Dumézil, and André Martinet.

In 1921, with the help of linguists Paul Boyer and André Mazon, he founded the Revue des études slaves

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Sunday, November 11, 1866
Place of Birth
Moulins
Age
154
Star Sign

The November 11, 1866 was a Sunday under the star sign of . It was the 314 day of the year. President of the United States was Andrew Johnson.

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11th of November 1866 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on November 11, 1866

EUROPEAN NEWS.; Advices to Nov. 10 by Ocean Telegraph. Large Number of Political Arrests in France. Lord Derby on the Relations Between the United States and England. A FRIENDLY AND CONCILIATORY SPEECH A Great Reform Meeting to be Held in London Next Month. Marriage of the Czarowitch with the Princess Dagmar. NEWS BY THE CABLE. FRANCE. Large Number of Political Arrests in France. ENGLAND. The English Premier on America. English Reform. RUSSIA. Marriage of the Czarowitch with the Princess Dagmar. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL. Liverpool Provision Market. Liverpool Cotton Market. London Money Market. FOREIGN CORRESPONDENCE. Spiritualism--Revivals--The Cholera--Sporting Matters--Ritualism on the Increase--Democratic Movements in England. SPAIN AND PORTUGAL. Bull-Fights-How they are Conducted in Portugal--Description of One at Badajoz.

Date: 11 November 1866

London Letter, Oct. 27

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BROOKLYN NEWS.; A NEW SENSATION. SUDDEN DEATHS. TAXATION IN THE COUNTY TOWNS. THEFT BY A FLOWER GIRL RESIGNATION OF THE RECTOR OF ST. ANN'S CHURCH.--Rev. LAWRENCE H. MILLS, Rector of St. THE BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF DESIGN. CORNER LOUNGERS.

Date: 11 November 1866

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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE.; THE NATIONAL GUARD. Cavalry Inspections--The Eight Regiment Exhibition Drill--Promenade Concerts--Recent Changes--Current News and Miscellaneous Gossip. THE LORD BOND ROBBERY. The Complaint Against Mr. Hellen Dismissed--The Careless Business Habits of Wall-Street Brokers Exposed. THE WILLIAMS PICKPOCKET CASE. Further Examination Before Justice Dodge Yesterday--Cross Examination of Miss Victoria Irving Concluded--Adjournment of the Case until the 21st instant. The Result of the Election and the Germans -- Speech of Mr. John J. Freedman. Departure of Minister Campbell and Gen. Sherman for Mexico. Change of Partol Duty in the Metropolitan Police Department--Order from Superintendent Kennedy. Our Wharves, Piers and Slips--Meeting of the Commettee of Inquiry Appointed by the Leigislature. POLICE COURTS. The Tombs--Before Justice Dowling.x Jefferson Market--Before Justice Dodge. Essex Market--Before Justice Shandley. Indecent Exposure--Illegal Voting--Assault and Battery, &c., &c.,

Date: 11 November 1866

Police; Patrol Duty; Change of Hours

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MEXICAN NEWS.; PRESIDENT JUAREZ AT CHIHUAHUA The Department Commanders Refuse to Send Him Any Troops. Reported Extravagant Demand for Money from the American Residents. BOTH GOVERNMENTS OUT OF FUNDS The Liberal Officers Said to Favor Ortega. All Northern Mexico Except Durango Held by the Liberals. CANADA. Accident to the Horse "Nannie Craddock"--Celebration of the Prince of Wales' Birthday--Probable commutation of McMahon's Sentence. The Order Forbidding the Importation of Horses Revoked--Large Fire at Ottawa--Loss $100,000--Personal. Naval--Failure of the Labrador Fisheries--Great Destitution Among the Inhabitants. Mr. Devlin not Permitted to Act as Counsel for the Fenian Prisoners--Military Affairs. THE FENIAN TRIALS. Acquittal of Drummond--The Address of the Judge--Letter from the Prisoner Lynch. The Case of William Hayden--Found Guilty and Sentenced to be Hung Dec. 13.

Date: 11 November 1866

Fenians; William Hayden Condemned

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GENERAL CITY NEWS.

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NEWS OF THE DAY.; GENERAL NEWS. LOCAL NEWS.

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