Rachewiltz, Igor de

Igor de Rachewiltz, April 11, 1929 – July 30, 2016, of Italy, born in Rome to a family with Longobard and Tatar ancestry, started his academic career with law, yet soon switched to Oriental studies (Naples, Italy) and earned his PhD in Australia (Australian National University, Canberra) in 1961.

PIAC Participation:

  • 20th Meeting, Leiden 1977
  • 24th Meeting, Jerusalem 1981: The Use of Qan and Qa‘an among the Mongols in the Twelfth to Fourteenth Centuries (not included in the Proceedings of that meeting).
  • 28th Meeting, Venice 1985
  • 37th Meeting, Chantilly 1994: The name of the Mongols in Asia and Europe: A reappraisal