Gerhard Rohlfs

German linguist

1892   -   1986

country of citizenship: German Reich, West Germany
native language: German
educated at: Humboldt University of Berlin, Grenoble Alpes University
occupation: linguist, university teacher, romanist
award received: Bavarian Order of Merit, Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, Ordre des arts et des lettres, French Order of Academic Palms, honorary doctor of the University of Athens
position held: Member of the Athens Academy

Gerhard Rohlfs (Berlin-Lichterfelde, July 14, 1892 – Tübingen, September 12, 1986) was a German linguist. He taught Romance languages and literature at the universities of Tübingen and Munich in Germany. He was described as an "archeologist of words".
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