RE: Passing of Professor Rymut
With great sorrow and regret we announce
the passing on Nov 14 2006 of
(in Holy Remembrance) Professor Dr Habilitatus Kazimierz Rymut
Long-standing Director of the Polish Language Institute PAN and Chief of
the Polish Onomastic Department,
corresponding member of the Polish Academy of Sciences,
long-time member of the PAN Committee on Language Understanding,
chairman of the Slavonic Onomastic Commission in the International
Committee of Slavs,
chairman of the Commission of Location Names and Physiographical Objects
in the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration,
decorated with the Gold Cross of Merit and Order of Cyril and Metodius.
An eminent onomist, historian of languages, editor, accomplished
organizer of academic life and educator of many Polish onomists has
Burial Mass will be celebrated on November 17 at 1:30 at the parish
church in Brzezie (in Zabierzow), after which burial of the deceased
will take place at the location of eternal rest.
Academic and Workers Council of
the Polish Language Institute PAN in Krakow.