BABBITT, Irving

BABBITT, Irving. Dayton, Ohio 2.8.1865 — 15.7.1933. U.S. Romance Philologist interested in Pāli. Parents Edwin Dwight B. and Augusta Darling. Educated at Harvard (A.B. 1889, A.M. 1993, including Sanskrit), also studies in Paris 1891-92 (Pāli and Buddhism at E.P.H.E.). Instructor in Romance Languages at Williams College 1893-94, then at Harvard:…

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SCHULEMANN, Günther

SCHULEMANN, Günther. Neisse/Schlesien (now Nysa in Poland) 26.8.1889 — Dresden 15.6.1964. German Philosopher and Buddhist Scholar. Professor in Breslau. Brother of —> Werner S. Studies of theology and philosophy at Berlin, Freiburg and Breslau, Ph.D. 1913 Breslau. Ordained priest 1918. PD 1923 Breslau. From 1930 nb. ao. Professor of Philosophy…

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SCHOMERUS, Hilko Wiardo

SCHOMERUS, Hilko Wiardo. Marienkate/Ostfriesland 7.1.1879 — Halle 13.11.1945. German Missionary and Indologist (Tamil Scholar). In India 1902-12, Professor in Halle. Son of a physician, school in Emden. Educated in Emden and at missionary seminary in Leipzig, left for India in 1902. From 1905 worked in Erode. In 1912 he came…

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SCHOTT, Wilhelm

SCHOTT, Wilhelm Christian. Mainz 3.9.1807 — Berlin 21.1.1889. German Fenno-Ugric and Central Asian Scholar, and Sinologist. Son of a merchant. Started as Theologian at Giessen in 1819-21, but soon switched to Oriental languages and studied them at Halle, first Arabic (Ph.D. 1823), soon also intetesred in Chinese. PD 1826 Halle,…

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SCHURHAMMER, Georg

SCHURHAMMER, Georg. Unterglottertal/Südschwarzwald 25.9.1882 — Rome 2.11.1971. S.J. Father. German Historian of Catholic Missions in Asia, especially of Francisco Xavier. After theological studies at Freiburg i. B. joined the S.J. in 1903 and continued his studies in the Netherlands. In 1908 went to India as missionary and learned Marāṭhī. Ordained…

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SCHUBERT, Johannes

SCHUBERT, Johannes. Annaberg/Sächs. Erzgebirge 7.9.1896 — Leipzig 2.8.1976. German (East) Tibetan and Mongolian Scholar. Professor in Leipzig. Educated in Plauen, participated in WW I and matriculated only 1920. In 1920-22 studies of theology and philology at Leipzig and, after a break, Sinology (under Conrady and Erkes), Tibetan (Weller) and Turcology (A.…

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SCHRADER, Friedrich Otto

SCHRADER, Friedrich Otto. Hamburg 19.3.1876 — Kiel 3.11.1961. German Indologist. Professor in Kiel. Son of a judge, educated in Hamburg. Following father’s wishes he worked in business in 1892-95, but continued then studies privately (matriculation 1897). In 1897-1902 studied Indology at Göttingen (Kielhorn), Strassburg (Leumann) and Kiel. Ph.D. 1902 Strassburg.…

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SCHNEIDER, Ulrich

SCHNEIDER, Ulrich. Peres, Kr. Borna (Sachsen) 2.4.1922 — 30.5.1992. German Indologist. Professor in Freiburg and Münster. In 1940 began studies of classics at Leipzig, soon switched to Indology under F. Weller, continued after long military service in 1945. Ph.D. 1950 Leipzig. Worked as Assistant under Weller at Leipzig. PD 1957…

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SCHMIDT, Isaak Jakob

SCHMIDT, Isaak Jakob (Jakov Ivanovič Šmidt). Amsterdam 14.10.1779 — St.Petersburg 27.8.(8.9.)1847. German Central Asian Scholar in Russia. Academician in St. Petersburg. Born in the Netherlands in a German (Moravian) merchant family, in 1798 moved to St.Petersburg. In 1804-06 he was the commercial representative of the Moravian Brudergemeine in Sarepta in…

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SCHLAGINTWEIT, Emil

SCHLAGINTWEIT, Emil. Munich 7.7.1835 — 20.10.1904. German Indologist and Tibetan Scholar. Younger brother of —> Adolf, Hermann, and Robert S. A fifth brother was Eduard S. (1831–1866), an officer and explorer of Morocco. Their father was the physician and Scholar Joseph S. (1791–1854). Mother died in 1839, and the boys…

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