Jakob Krall (1857-1905)

KRALL (1857-1905)

An Egyptologist and Coptologist. He was educated in Trieste, Athens, and the University of Vienna (1879-1880). He then studied at the Collège de France and at the Louvre. He was appointed extraordinary professor at Vienna University (1890), professor (1897), and full professor (1899). He was a corresponding member of the Vienna Academy from 1890. He made many important contributions to and to Coptic studies.


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