11 April 1929 - 30 July 2016
Igor de Rachewiltz is the famous specialist in Mongolian and Chinese Studies. One of the most prominent scholars in the field of Middle Mongolian
literature and philology, the author of the fundamental annotated translation of the Secret History of the Mongols into English.
Professor of the Australian National University in Canberra, vice-president of the International Mongolist Congress (1992-2001).