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  • AA, Jean Baptiste van der

    AA, Jean Baptiste van der S.J. 1843 — 19??. Flemish Jesuit Father in Sri Lanka. In 1895 went to Sri Lanka and worked as teacher at the Papal Seminarium in Kandy.

    Publications: ...

  • AALTO, Pentti

    AALTO, Pentti. Pori 22.7.1917 — Helsinki 30.11.1998. Finnish Classical Scholar, Linguist, Altaist and Indologist. Son of shop assistant Martti Johannes A. ...

  • AARNE, Antti Amatus

    AARNE, Antti Amatus. Pori 5.12.1867 — Helsinki 5.2.1925. Finnish Folklorist. Matriculated from Porin lyseo 1889. Studies at Helsinki University, student of Kaarle Krohn. ...

  • ABBOTT, James

    ABBOTT, James. Calcutta 12.3.1807 — Ellerslie, Ryde, Isle of Wight 6.10.1896. British Colonial Officer, Poet and Indologist. In India 1823-67. Son ...

  • ABBOTT, Justin Edwards

    ABBOTT, Justin Edwards. Portsmouth NH 25.12.1853 — Summit NJ 16.9.1932. Rev. U.S. Missionary and Indologist (Marathi Scholar). B.A. Son of missionary ...

  • ABEGG, Emil

    ABEGG, Emil. Küsnacht near Zürich 11.1.1885 — Zürich 12.2.1962. Swiss Indo­logist. Professor in Zürich. Son of merchant Emil A. and Fanny ...

  • ABEL-RÉMUSAT, Jean-Pierre

    ABEL-RÉMUSAT, Jean-Pierre. Paris 5.9.1788 — Paris 4.6.1832. French Sino­logist and Buddhist Scholar. Son of a physician. As an early accident bound ...

  • ABERCROMBY (-bie), Robert

    ABERCROMBY (-bie), Robert. 1740 — Airthrey ?.11.1827. British (Scots) General. Served as officer in French war in India, in American revolutionary war. In ...

  • ABRAMJAN (Abramian), Ruben Tadesovič

    ABRAMJAN (Abramian), Ruben Tadesovič. Gnišik, Turkish Armenia 9.(21.)2.1881 — 26.10.1951. Armenian Iranian and Armenian Scholar. Son of a civil servant. In 1911 graduated ...

  • ABS, Josef Maria

    ABS, Josef Maria. Öspel/Saarland 20.1.1889 — 19??. German Catholic Priest, Indologist and Scholar of Religion. Son of Friedrich Abs. From 1897 ...

  • ACOSTA, Cristóvão da (Cristóbal d’Acosta), Africanus

    ACOSTA, Cristóvão da (Cristóbal d’Acosta), Africanus. 1515/1525/1538? — Burgos 1592 or Huelva 1594?. Portuguese Physician, stayed in India in 1568-76. Born in Africa ...

  • ACQUAVIVA, Rodolfo

    ACQUAVIVA, Rodolfo. Atri, Abruzzi 2.10.1550 — Cocalin (Cuncolim), Goa 15.7.1583. S.J. Italian Missionary in India. Of high birth: nephew of a Jesuit general, ...

  • ADAM, Matthew Thomson

    ADAM, Matthew Thomson. 17?? — 18??. Rev. British Priest in India and Author of Books on Hindi/Urdu. Arrived in 1820 to Calcutta with ...

  • ADELUNG, Friedrich Georg von

    ADELUNG, Friedrich Georg von. Stettin 25.2.1768 — St.Petersburg (or Berlin?) 30.1.1843. German (in Russia) Historian and lay Indologist. Son of the Prussian Oberfeldapothekar ...

  • ADICEAM, Marguerite E

    ADICEAM, Marguerite E. (née Prost). Bourg 1911 — Pondichery 1989. Studied classics, later also Sanskrit. In 1946-54 teacher at French college in Pondichery. ...

  • ADRICHEM, Dirk van

    ADRICHEM, Dirk van. 16?? — 1665?. Dutch Colonial Agent in India. He was the chief of the Dutch factory in Surat 1662-65, and ...

  • ADWAITA, nom-de-plume of

    ADWAITA, nom-de-plume of —> MOUW, J. colA. der.

  • AGERSCHOU, Agnes Margrethe

    AGERSCHOU, Agnes Margrethe. Rudkøbing 8.5.1912 — 12.8.1968. Danish Assistant of the C.P.D. Daughter of the ...

  • AGRELL, Per Sigurd

    AGRELL, Per Sigurd. Rämen/Värmland 16.1.1881 — Lund 19.4.1937. Swedish Slavist and IE Lin­guist, Runic Scholar and Poet. Professor in ...

  • AHVLEDIANI, Georgij Saridanovič

    AHVLEDIANI, Georgij Saridanovič. Leykumi, Kutaisskij rajon 1.(13.)4. 1887 — 9.7.1973. Georgian Indo-Iranian Scholar and Linguist. Son of a farm owner. Graduated ...

  • AICHELE, Walter

    AICHELE, Walter. 18?? — 19??. German Indonesian and Gipsy Scholar. PD, then from 1938 (?) Professor of Indonesian languages at Hamburg. Still active ...

  • AINSLIE, Whitelaw

    AINSLIE, Whitelaw. Duns, Berwickshire 17.2.1767 — London 29.4.1836. British Physician in India. Joined the E.I.C. medical service in 1788 as Assistant Surgeon, and served in Madras. Surgeon 1794, Superintending Surgeon 1810, retired in ...

  • AL-GEORGE, Sergiu

    AL-GEORGE, Sergiu. Tărgu Mureş 13.9.1922 — Bucharest 10.11.1981. Romanian Indologist. Born in Transylvania, son of Vasile A.-G. and Antonina Donos. Studied ...

  • ALABASTER, Henry

    ALABASTER, Henry. 1836 — Bangkok 8.8.1884. British Diplomat in South-east Asia interested in Buddhism. Served as interpreter to British consulate-general in Bangkok 1864-71. ...

  • ALBRIGHT, Ruth Norton (née Ruth Norton)

    ALBRIGHT, Ruth Norton (née Ruth Norton). 1.6.1892 — Baltimore 1.10.1979. U.S. Indologist. Student ...

  • ALEKSANDROV, Aleksandr Ivanovič

    ALEKSANDROV, Aleksandr Ivanovič. Kazan 16.4.1861 — 1918. Russian Slavist and IE Scholar. Son of a priest. Studies at Kazan (under Baudouin de Courtenay ...

  • ALEKSANDROV, F. G.

    ALEKSANDROV, F. G. 18?? — 19??. Russian (Ukrainian?) Indologist or IE Scholar? In 1922 called Professor.

    Publications: In Russian: “K skloneniju indoevropejskih osnov na -e/o v sanskritskom narečii drevneindijskogo”, Učenye zapiski vysšej školy g. Odessy 2 ...

  • ALEMANY Y BOLUFER, José

    ALEMANY Y BOLUFER, José. Cullera (near Valencia) 1.7.1866 — Madrid 26.10.1934. Spanish Linguist, translator of Sanskrit Texts. Born in a humble family he ...

  • ALEXANDER, James Edward

    ALEXANDER, James Edward. Stirling 16.10.1803 — Ryde, Isle of Wight 2.4.1885. British (Scots) Colonial Officer in India. Educated at Sandhurst. In 1821 joined ...

  • ALLAN, John

    ALLAN, John. Longniddry 1884 — Edinburgh 26.8.1955. British (Scots) Numismatician and Indologist. Son of J. G. Allan, a head master. Educated at Royal High ...

  • ALLARD, Jean François

    ALLARD, Jean François. St.Tropez 8.3.1785 — Peshawar 23.1.1839. French General in North-West India. Since 1803 in cavalry, served in Italy and ...

  • ALLEN, Albert Henry

    ALLEN, Albert Henry. 18?? — 19??, fl. in 1900 in San Francisco. U.S. Indologist? Perhaps same as book historian Albert Henry Allen (1875–1953)?

  • ALMEIDA, Miguel de. Govea

    ALMEIDA, Miguel de. Govea, Beira 1607 — Salsette 17.9.1683 / Rachol 17.9.1687. S.J. Portuguese Missionary in India. Came to Goa and joined the ...

  • ALMKVIST, Herman Napoleon

    ALMKVIST, Herman Napoleon. Stockholm 28.4.1839 — Uppsala 30.9.1904. Swedish Oriental Scholar. Professor in Uppsala. Studies at Uppsala from 1856: M.A. 1864, Ph.D. 1866. ...

  • ALPER, Harvey Paul

    ALPER, Harvey Paul. 1945 — 4.4.1987. U.S. Indologist and Scholar of Comparative Religion. Apparently studied at University of Pennsylvania. In 1974-87 ...

  • ALSDORF, Ludwig

    ALSDORF, Ludwig. Laufersweiler near Kirchberg in Hunsrück 8.8.1904 — Buchholz-Sprötze 25.3.1978. German Indologist. Professor in Hamburg. Son of a minister, Hermann ...

  • ALTER, Franz Karl

    ALTER, Franz Karl. Engelberg 27.1.1749 — Wien 29.5.1804. S.J. Austrian (Silesian) Orientalist. Born in present Czech Silesia. Jesuit since 1766, after the suppression ...

  • ALTHEIM, Franz

    ALTHEIM, Franz. Frankfurt a.M. 6.10.1898 — Münster 17.10.1976. German historian of Classical World and Ancient Asia. Although mainly concerned with classical sources, he ...

  • ALTUCHOW, Nicolás (Mikołaj Ałtuchow)

    ALTUCHOW, Nicolás (Mikołaj Ałtuchow). Kiev 12.9.1912 — Montevideo 3.5.1983. Polish Indo­logist in South America. Born in Ukraina, son of engineer Wladimir ...

  • ALVAREZ, Simão

    ALVAREZ, Simão. 16?? — 1???. Portuguese Missionary in India.

    Publications: Arte de Grammatica da ...

  • AMADUZZI, Giovanni Cristofano (Johannes Christophorus Amadutius)

    AMADUZZI, Giovanni Cristofano (Johannes Christophorus Amadutius). Savignano di Romagna 18.8.1740 — Roma 21.1.1792. Italian Classical Scholar and Orientalist. Educated at the Episcopal Seminary in Rimini. ...

  • AMBROSI, Felice Alessandro

    AMBROSI, Felice Alessandro. 21.11.1841 — 19??. Italian Latin Scholar and Schoolteacher interested in Indology. In Firenze, then Professor of Classics at Ginnasio Superiore ...

  • AMELUNG, Arthur Julius Heinrich.

    AMELUNG, Arthur Julius Heinrich. Catharina (Võisiku), Livonia 15.7./27.7.1840 — Montreux 6.4.1874. German (of Baltic) Germanic and IE Linguist. Son of a glass factory ...

  • AMMANN, Hermann

    AMMANN, Hermann. Bruchsal/Baden 10.8.1885 — Innsbruck 12.9.1956. German IE Linguist in Austria. Son of school director Jakob A., educated in Bruchsal and Freiburg. ...

  • AMMANN, Joseph

    AMMANN, Joseph. Kempern 23.3.1804 — 18??. German Schoolteacher interested in Indology. Student of O. Frank at Munich. From 1836 to at least 1850 teacher in Landshut (no longer 1855).

    Publications: “Über das ...

  • AMMER, Karl

    AMMER, Karl. Vienna 25.10.1911 — Halle 16.1.1970. Austrian Indologist and Linguist in East Germany. Professor in Halle. Studies at Vienna University ...

  • AMPÈRE, Jean-Jacques-Antoine

    AMPÈRE, Jean-Jacques-Antoine. Lyon 12.8.1800 — Pau 26/27.3.1864. French Scholar of History and Literature interested in India. Son of the famous scientist André Marie ...

  • AMUNDSEN, Edward

    AMUNDSEN, Edward. Kirkeholmen, Vestre Kragerø 27.1.1873 — Larvik 21.11.1928. Norwegian Missionary and Tibetan Scholar. Born in a strictly religious home he decided early ...

  • ANANDA METTEYYA THERA

    ANANDA METTEYYA THERA, Buddhist monastic name of —> BENNETT, C. H. A.

  • ANDERSEN, Dines

    ANDERSEN, Dines. Ullerslev, Fyn 26.12.1861 — Copenhagen 28.3.1940. Danish Indologist (Pāli Scholar). Son of mill builder Dines A. (1833-61) and Christine ...

  • ANDERSON, James Drummond

    ANDERSON, James Drummond. Fort William, Calcutta 11.11.1852 — 24.11.1920. British Indologist (Bengali Scholar). Son of James A. (M.D.) and Ellen Garstin. Educated at ...

  • ANDERSON, Nikolai Karl Adolf

    ANDERSON, Nikolai Karl Adolf. Kullina-Mühle 24.9.1845 — Narva 9.3.1905. Russian (Estonian) Linguist, IE and Finno-Ugrian Scholar. Son of the tenant Johann A. Educated ...

  • ANDERSON, Philip

    ANDERSON, Philip. 1816? — Malabar Hill, Bombay 13.12.1857. Rev. British Priest in India interested in Sanskrit and History. Son of a chaplain of ...

  • ANDERSON, Robert

    ANDERSON, Robert. 17?? — March 1843. British Civil Servant and Tamil Scholar in India, Madras Presidency. Learnt Sanskrit, Persian and Bengali at East ...

  • ANDERSON, William

    ANDERSON, William. 1805? — Albury Hall, Ware, Hertsfordshire 22.9.1869 (when 64). British Colonial Officer. C.B. 1842. Served as a major in India, then lieutenant-colonel in Bengal Artillery in 1854-55.

    Publications: In the ...

  • ANDERSSON, Anders Hilding

    ANDERSSON, Anders Hilding. Växjö 22.3.1853 — Lund 18.2.1918. Swedish Schoolteacher, Classical Scholar and ...

  • ANDRADE, António d’

    ANDRADE, António d’. Oleiros (Olivios), Beira Alta 1580 — Goa 19.3.1634. S.J. Portuguese Priest and Jesuit Missionary in India and Tibet (Ladakh). Joined ...

  • ANDREAS, Friedrich Carl

    ANDREAS, Friedrich Carl. Batavia 14.4.1846 — Göttingen 3.10.1930. German Iranian Scholar. Professor in Göttingen. Born in Dutch East India as the ...

  • ANDREEV, Mihail Stepanovič.

    ANDREEV, Mihail Stepanovič. Taškent 11(23).9.1873 — 10.11.1948. Russian Iranian Scholar. Son of an official. Graduated from the Turkmenian Teachers’ College in 1893. In ...

  • ANGELUS FRANCISCUS A SANCTA THERESIA

    ANGELUS FRANCISCUS A SANCTA THERESIA. Mondovi 16.9.1650 — Verapoly 17.10.1712. Italian Carmelite Missionary in India. Joined the order in Mondovi in 1666, started ...

  • ANKER, Peter

    ANKER, Peter. Fredrikshald 31.7.1744 — Øraker near Kristiania 17.4.1832. Norwegian Colonial Officer in Danish service in India. Son of trader and industrialist Erik ...

  • ANQUETIL-DUPERRON, Abraham Hyacinthe

    ANQUETIL-DUPERRON, Abraham Hyacinthe. Paris 7.12.1731 — Paris 18.1.1805. French Orientalist, Pioneer of Iranian and Indian Studies. Travelled in India 1755-61, then ...

  • ANTOINE, Robert

    ANTOINE, Robert. Dolhain, Limbourg 11.8.1914 — Calcutta 17.10.1981. S.J. Belgian Missionary, Indologist and Scholar of Comparative Literature in India. Indian citizen ...

  • ANTON, Konrad Gottlob

    ANTON, Konrad Gottlob. Lauban 29.11.1745 — Dresden 4.7.1814. German Orientalist and Lin­guist. Professor at Wittenberg. In one source (Gel. ...

  • ANVILLE, J. B. B. d‘

    ANVILLE, J. B. B. d‘ —> BOURGUIGNON D’ANVILLE, J. B.

  • ARANY, János

    ARANY, János. Nagyszalonta 2.3.1817 — Budapest 22.10.1882. Hungarian Poet. After a chequered early life he was teacher at a gymnasium in Nagykőrös from ...

  • ARBMAN, Ernst Gottfrid

    ARBMAN, Ernst Gottfrid. Sundsvall 12.4.1891 — Stockholm 16.11.1959. Swedish Scholar of Indology and Comparative Religion. A minister’s son from Borgsjö, school ...

  • ARBUTHNOT, Forster Fitzgerald

    ARBUTHNOT, Forster Fitzgerald. Belgaum, Bombay Presidency 21.5.1833 — London 25.5.1901. British Civil Servant and Orientalist in India. Son of Sir Robert Keith A., ...

  • ARCHER, John Clark

    ARCHER, John Clark. Wilma, Maryland 23.12.1881 — Hamden, Conn. 7.7.1957. U.S. Missionary and Scholar of Comparative Religion. Son of John A. and Virginia ...

  • ARCHER, William George

    ARCHER, William George. 11.2.1907 — 6.3.1979. British Ethnologist and Art Historian of India. In India 1931–48, then at the Victoria and ...

  • ARDEN, Albert Henry

    ARDEN, Albert Henry. Longcroft, Staffordshire 5.5.1841 — on sea 7.11.1897. British Priest and ...

  • ARENDT, Carl

    ARENDT, Carl. Berlin 1.12.1838 — Berlin 29./30.1.1902. German Sinologist, a Student of Bopp. Son of a schoolteacher, himself educated at Joachimsthalsche Gymnasium in ...

  • ARIEL, Édouard-Simon

    ARIEL, Édouard-Simon. Nantes 5.10.1818 — Pondichéry 23.4.1854. French Marine Officer and Indologist (Tamil scholar) in India. Student of Burnouf in Paris. ...

  • ARIS, Michael Vaillancourt

    ARIS, Michael Vaillancourt. Havana, Cuba 7.3.1946 — Oxford 27.3.1999. British Tibetan Scholar, Specialist of Bhutan. Son of English father (John A.) and Canadian ...

  • ARNOLD, Edward Vernon

    ARNOLD, Edward Vernon. South Norwood 18.7.1857 — 19.9.1926. British Indologist and Classical Scholar. Son of Rev. Charles Maddock A., educated at ...

  • ARNOLD, Fr.

    ARNOLD, Fr. 18?? — 1???. German IE Student. Ph.D. 1890 Würzburg.

    Publications: ...

  • ARNOLD, J. R.

    ARNOLD, J. R. pseudonyme of —> Arunachala Sadasivam PILLAI, a Sri Lankan Christian Tamil scholar.

  • ARNOLD, Sir Edwin

    ARNOLD, Sir Edwin. Gravesend 10.6.1832 — London 24.3.1904. British Poet interested in Sanskrit and India. Educated at King’s School in Rochester ...

  • ARNONE, Alfonso

    ARNONE, Alfonso. Cosenza 21.12.1893 — Roma 29.9.1917. Italian Indologist. He was a talented student of Formichi, who planned specializing in Buddhist texts com­paring Indian and Chinese sources, but died too early.

    Publications: ...

  • ARNOT, Sandford

    ARNOT, Sandford. 1??? — before 1844. British (Scots) Indologist (Hindi/Urdu Scholar). From 1821 (then already in India, but still young) Assistant ...

  • ARNTZ, Jacobus

    ARNTZ, Jacobus. Milligen, near Nijmegen 15.12.1816 — Kuilenburg 10.6.1887. S.J. Dutch Jesuit Scholar interested in Sanskrit Literature. In 1843-47 he taught philosophy at ...

  • ARROS, João de

    ARROS, João de. Viseu (?), Portugal 1496? — São Lourenço 20.10.1570. Portuguese Humanist, Civil Servant, and Contemporary Historian of Early Colonial India. Attracted attention ...

  • ARROWSMITH, Robert

    ARROWSMITH, Robert. Brooklyn N.Y. 23.11.1860 — 1.6.1928. U.S. Linguist and Classical Scholar interested in Sanskrit. Son of Milton A. and Phebe Wood. Sudies ...

  • ASCOLI, Graziadio Isaia

    ASCOLI, Graziadio Isaia. Gorizia 16.7.1829 — Milano 21.1.1907. Italian (Jewish) Linguist. Professor in Milano. Born in a rich Jewish merchant family ...

  • ASSIER DE POMPIGNAN, Raoul-Henri

    ASSIER DE POMPIGNAN, Raoul-Henri. Maisons-Laffitte 2.6.1862 — Paris 11.12.1947. French Naval Officer interested in Indology. Son of Adrien AdeP and Marie ...

  • ASSUMPÇAM, Manoel da (Assunpção)

    ASSUMPÇAM, Manoel da (Assunpção). Évora 16?? — 17??. Portuguese Priest, Augustinian Monk, and Missionary in India, author of a Bengali grammar and dictionary, ...

  • ATANACKOVIĆ, Platon

    ATANACKOVIĆ, Platon. Sombor/Vojvodina 10.7.1788 — Novi Sad 21.4.1867. Serbian Orthodox Bishop interested in Linguistics. Born in the then Austro-Hungarian Northern Serbia, became the ...

  • ATKINSON, Robert

    ATKINSON, Robert. Gateshead, Yorkshire 6.4.1839 — Rathmines near Dublin 10.1.1908. British Linguist (IE, Celtic and Sanskrit Scholar) in Ireland. Professor in ...

  • ATTENHOFER, Adolf

    ATTENHOFER, Adolf. Zürich 14.5.1879 — Chur 24.12.1950. Swiss Poet and Educator interested in German and Indian Philology. Catholic. Son of a baker. After ...

  • AUBOYER, Jeannine

    AUBOYER, Jeannine. Paris 6.9.1912 — Sèvres 6.2.1990. French Indologist (Art Historian). Conservator and Professor in Paris. Daughter of an auctioneer, studies ...

  • AUDOUIN, Édouard-M

    AUDOUIN, Édouard-M. Candé (Maine-et-Loire) 1864 — 1933. French Classical Philologist, Linguist and Historian. Ph.D. 1898 Paris. From the 1890s Professor at Faculté des ...

  • AUFRECHT, Simon Theodor

    AUFRECHT, Simon Theodor. Leschnitz, Schlesien 7.1.1822 — Bonn 3.4. 1907. German Indologist. Professor ...

  • AUSTERLITZ, Robert Paul

    AUSTERLITZ, Robert Paul. Bucharest, Romania 13.12.1923 — N.Y. 9.9.1994. Romanian born Linguist and Uralic Scholar in U.S.A., wrote on Dravidian in the 1960s. ...

  • AUTRAN, Charles

    AUTRAN, Charles. 1879 — 19??. French Orientalist. After studies in France (?) and at Institute d’archéologie orientale in Cairo he became Professor at Faculté des ...

  • AVALON, Arthur

    AVALON, Arthur. Pseudonyme for —> WOODROFFE, J.

  • AVERY, John

    AVERY, John. Conway, Mass. 18.9.1837 — North Bridgetown, Maine 1.9.1887. U.S. Indologist, Linguist and Ethnologist. Professor of Classics in U.S. Universities. ...

  • AVITABILE, Paolo

    AVITABILE, Paolo Crescenzo Martino. Agerola 25.10.1791 — Agerola 28.3.1850. Neapolitan Officer and Traveller in India. From 1807 served in Neapolitan militia and army ...

  • AYMONIER, Étienne-François

    AYMONIER, Étienne-François. Chatelard (Savoie) 26.2.1844 — Paris 21.1.1929. French Colonial Officer and South-east Asian Scholar (the first European Specialist of Khmer and great ...

  • AYRTON, Edward Russell

    AYRTON, Edward Russell. Wuhu, China 17.12.1882 — Tissamaharama 18.5.1914. British Archaeologist in Sri Lanka. Son of William Scrope A. of China ...

  • AZEVEDO, Francisco de

    AZEVEDO, Francisco de. Lisbon 1578 — Goa 12.8.1660. S.J. Portuguese Missionary in India and Tibet. Came to India as a boy and never ...

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