Fritz Krenkow

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Fritz Johann Heinrich Krenkow (1872–1953) was a German orientalist.[1] He was the uncle of D. H. Lawrence.

Born in Germany, Krenkow moved to England aged 12. He earned a living with a hosiery firm in Leicester, and later acquired a reputation as an Arabic scholar.[2] He later became a professor at the Aligarh Muslim University during 1929-30, and then at University of Bonn 1931-35.[3]


  1. ^ Mustafid, Abdurrahman Badawi ; terj. [dari bah. Arab]: Amroeni Drajat ; ed.: Fuad (2003). Ensiklopedi tokoh orientalis (Cet. 1. ed.). Yogyakarta: Lembaga Kajian Islam dan Sosial (LKIS). p. 339. ISBN 9799492939. 
  2. ^ gen. ed. James T. Boulton ; Keith Sager, Elizabeth Mansfield, Andrew Robertson et. al. (2002). The letters of D. H. Lawrence. Cambridge (GB): Cambridge university press. p. 267. ISBN 0521013054. 
  3. ^ Meyers, Jeffrey (2002). D.H. Lawrence A Biography. Lanham: Cooper Square Press. p. 15. ISBN 9781461702467.