Jan Firbas, born in Brno, in the Czech Republic, in 1921. Sc. C. from the Charles University, Prague. Director of Linguistic Studies at the University of Brno. († 2000)
Fellow (1 September 1973 – 31 July 1974)
The problems of functional sentence perspective (FSP) in a wide general linguistic setting, with special attention to interrogative sentences in English and the Slavonic languages.