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Paul Boyer (1864 – 1 October 1949) was a French slavist.

Paul Boyer
Paul Boyer 1934.jpg
Paul Boyer in 1934
Born1864
Died1 October 1949
Paris
OccupationSlavist

He inaugurated the chair of Russian language at the Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales of Paris in 1891. Administrator of the school from 1908 to 1936, in 1921 he founded the Revue des études slaves [fr] with Antoine Meillet and André Mazon [fr]. The linguist Roger Bernard [fr] was among his students.

Main publicationsEdit

  • Manuel pour l'étude de la langue russe, textes accentués, commentaire grammatical, remarques diverses en appendice, lexique, avec Nikolaï Vasilevitch Speranskiĭ, Armand Colin, Paris, 1905 ; 1935 ; 1951 ; 1957 ; 1967
  • Chez Tolstoï, entretiens à Iasnaïa Poliana, Institut d'études slaves de l'Université de Paris, Paris, 1950

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