Obituaries

From most recent to oldest:

Andrew Rippin (d. November 29, 2016)

Ludo Rocher (d. November 2, 2016) (President AOS 1985–86)

George E.  Mendenhall (d. August 5, 2016)

James A. Bellamy (d. July 21, 2015)

Richard N. Frye (d. March 27, 2014) (Life Member)

Wolfhart Heinrichs (d. January 23, 2014) (AOS Delegate to the Lidzbarski Prize Committee). See also Abbasid Studies

Chauncey S. Goodrich, Jr. (d. November 14, 2013) (President AOS 1998–99; Sectional Editor, JAOS 1968–72; President Western Branch AOS 1971–72; Life Member)

Werner Sundermann (d. October 12, 2012) (Honorary member)

David B. Weisberg (d. February 23, 2012)

Herbert H. Paper (d. January 23, 2012)

Elling O. Eide (1935–2012) (Life Member of the AOS)

G. (Wilfred George) Lambert (d. November 9, 2011) (Life Member of the AOS)

William M. (Ze’ev) Brinner (d. February 3, 2011)

Denis Sinor (d. January 12, 2011) (AOS President 1975–76; AOS Delegate to the American Council of Learned Societies, International Congress/Union of Orientalists/International Congress of Asian and North African Studies [ICANAS])

Oleg Grabar (d. January 8, 2011); see also the Institute for Advanced Study

Gene Smith (d. December 16, 2010)

Raymond Westbrook (d. July 23, 2009)

Richard M. Frank (d. May 5, 2009)

John DeFrancis (d. January 2, 2009)

Isidore Dyen (d. December 14, 2008) (Life member of the American Oriental Society); see also Language Log

Jean Bottéro (d. December 15, 2007) (Honorary Member of the American Oriental Society)

Carol F. Justus (d. August 1, 2007) (Life Member of the American Oriental Society)

Alan Kaye (d. May 31, 2007)

Colette Caillat (1921–2007) (Honorary member of the AOS); see also Brief notice: In memoriam

Wolf Leslau (d. November 18, 2006) (President of the AOS 1984–85); see also NELC (UCLA); The Linguist (Grover Hudson)

Erica Reiner (1924–2005) (American Oriental Society Medal of Merit Recipient 2002; President AOS, 1983–84); see also The New York Times (January 21, 2006)

Hayim Tadmor (1923–2005) (Honorary Member of the AOS, 1986)

Seeger A. Bonebakker (d. November 19, 2005)

David Pingree (d. November 11, 2005)

Stanislav Segert (1921–2005)

Ruggero Stefanini (d. May 6, 2005)

Laurence G. Thompson (1920–2005)

Murray Barnson Emeneau (1904–2005) (President of the AOS 1954–55; Sectional Editor 1941 [vol. 61.2]–1948 [vol. 68.1]; and Editor 1948 [vol. 68.2]–1952 [vol. 72.1] )

Henry Hoenigswald (1915–2003)

Franz Rosenthal (d. April 8, 2003)

Ronald Eric Emmerick

Cyrus Gordon

Mohammad Ali Jazayery (d. November 11, 2000)