Nakdimon S. Doniach

Military Person

1907 – 1994

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Who was Nakdimon S. Doniach?

Nakdimon Shabbethay Doniach OBE was a lexicographer and scholar of Judaic and Semitic languages. In World War II, he served in the Royal Air Force as a member of the intelligence unit at Bletchley Park, rising to the rank of Squadron Leader.

After 11 years in the RAF, he moved to the Foreign Office department at GCHQ Cheltenham, where he became Director of the Technical Language Section.

He was the editor of the 1972 Oxford English-Arabic Dictionary and the 1982 Concise Oxford English Dictionary of Current Usage.

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Born
May 8, 1907
Also known as
  • Nakdimon Doniach
Died
Apr 16, 1994

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on July 23, 2013

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