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Edward Ullendorff was born on 25 January, 1920 in Zurich, Switzerland, is a historian. Discover Edward Ullendorff's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 91 years old?

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Age 91 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born 25 January 1920
Birthday 25 January
Birthplace Zurich, Switzerland
Date of death (2011-03-06) Oxford, United Kingdom
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Nationality Switzerland

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His wife is Dina Ullendorff ​(m. 1943)​

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The British Academy has established the "Edward Ullendorf Medal", so that beginning in 2012 it is "awarded annually for scholarly distinction and achievements in the field of Semitic Languages and Ethiopian Studies."


According to local legend, the original Ark of the Covenant is supposedly held in the Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion in Axum, Ethiopia. In a 1992 interview, Ullendorff said that he personally examined the ark held within the church in Axum in 1941 while a British army officer. Describing the ark there, he described it as a "Middle- to late-medieval construction, when these were fabricated ad hoc."


In 1971, Ullendorff served as president of the Society for Old Testament Study.


Ullendorff was first lecturer, and then Reader, in Semitic Languages at the University of St Andrews (1950–1959), Professor of Semitic Languages at the University of Manchester (1959–1964). From 1964 to 1979, he was Professor of Ethiopic at School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and then Professor of Semitic Studies from 1979 to 1982. Prior to his death in 2011, Ullendorff was Professor Emeritus at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.


Ullendorff married Dina Noack in 1943. She provided lifelong support for his academic research and translated Melanie Oppenhejm's Theresienstadt under her own name. Dina Ullendorff died in 2019.


Edward Ullendorff FBA (1920–2011) was a British scholar and historian. He was a prominent figure in Ethiopian Studies and also contributed work on the Semitic languages.

Born on 25 January 1920 in Zurich, Switzerland, Ullendorff was educated at the Graues Kloster in Berlin, the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and the University of Oxford.