Asim Peco

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Birthday
24, 1927
Death Date
Dec 7, 2011 (84)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
24, 1927
Death Date
Dec 7, 2011 (84)

About

A linguist and scholar known for his role in establishing the field of Bosnian and Herzegovinan linguistics, he published works on the dialects of Eastern and Central Herzegovina. He received numerous honors, including the Veselin Maslesa Award and the Vuk Award.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Belgrade and later became a philology professor.

Trivia

He was a member of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Family Life

His brother, Dzemal Peco, also had a career as a teacher.

Associated With

He and Cornel Wilde were both celebrated linguists.