Jooseppi Julius Mikkola
Mikkola, Jooseppi Julius
Born July 6, 1866, in Lake Volo; died Sept. 28, 1946, in Helsinki. Finnish linguist; specialist in the comparative grammar of the Slavic languages.
Mikkola was a professor of Slavic philology at the University of Helsinki from 1900 to 1934. He was concerned with Slavic studies (his Proto-Slavic Grammar, vols. 1–3, 1913–50, is especially well known), including accentuation in the Slavic languages and ties between the Slavic and Balto-Finnic languages. His other fields were Finno-Ugric studies, the Baltic and Germanic languages, and the prehistory of Northern and Eastern Europe. He became a corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR in 1925.
WORKSBerührungen zwischen den westfinnischen und slavischen Sprachen. Helsinki, 1894.
Die älteren Berührungen zwischen Ostseefinnisch und Russisch. Helsinki, 1938.