Victor Lange,87, a longtime Princeton University professor...

Deaths Elsewhere

July 06, 1996

Victor Lange,87, a longtime Princeton University professor who was president of the International Society of Germanists for five years and received a University of California award in 1975 as the dean of German studies in the United States, died last Saturday in Princeton, N.J.

An authority in the fields of German and comparative literature, he retired in 1977 as John M. Woodhull Professor of Modern Languages at Princeton, where he had begun teaching German literature in 1957. He was chairman of Princeton's department of Germanic languages and literatures from 1958 to 1973.

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