Kazimieras Buga

#143875
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
6, 1879
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Dec 2, 1924 (45)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
6, 1879
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Dec 2, 1924 (45)

About

Lithuanian linguist and philologist who was known for his work on the Lithuanian language. He helped discover that the homeland of the Lithuanians and other Baltic peoples had been just north of Ukraine in the area around the Pripyat River.

Before Fame

He was appointed as personal secretary to Lithuanian linguist Kazimieras Jaunius.

Trivia

He studied Lithuanian personal names and place-names.

Family Life

His parents raised him in Paziege, Lithuania.

Associated With

He and Vincuk Viacorka were both well known linguists.