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Koelle, S. W. (Sigismund Wilhelm)

LC control 92021781
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Personal name headingKoelle, S. W. (Sigismund Wilhelm)
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Variant(s)Koelle, Sigismund Wilhelm
See alsoʻAbd ʻÍsá
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Associated countryGermany Sierra Leone Turkey
Birth date1820-07-14
Death date1902-02-18
Field of activityMissions
AffiliationChurch Missionary Society
Profession or occupationMissionaries
Found inHis Mohammed and Mohammedanism [MI] 1889: t.p. (S.W. Koelle, Ph. Dr.; corr. member, Royal Acad. of Sciences in Berlin; missionary of the Church Missionary Soc., Sierra Leone and Turkey)
LC in OCLC, 9/3/92 (hdg.: Koelle, Sigismund Wilhelm; mlc usage: S.W. Koelle)
BL database, viewed 18 July 2019 (hdg.: ʻAbd ʻÍsá, pseud. [i.e. Sigismund Wilhelm Koelle])
Wikipedia, viewed 18 July 2019 (Sigismund Wilhelm Kölle (July 14, 1820 - February 18, 1902) was a German missionary in Sierra Leone, where he became a pioneer scholar of the languages of Africa. He published a major study in 1854, Polyglotta Africana, marking the beginning of serious study by Europeans of African languages.)
Associated languageeng