SCHOTERMAN, Jan Anthony

SCHOTERMAN, Jan Anthony. Amersfoort 27.3.1948 — Amersfoort 29.6.1989. Dutch Indologist. Educated in Amersfoort. In 1968-73 studies of Indo-Iranian and Dravidian at Utrecht, travelled in South and South-East Asia. Ph.D. 1982 Utrecht. Taught Indology at Utrecht, for a while also at Department of History and Phenomenology of Religions at University of…

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SCHWARTZ, Christian Friedrich

SCHWARTZ (Swartz), Christian Friedrich. Sonnenburg/Prussia (now Slońsk in Poland) 22.10.1726 — Tanjore (Tañcāvūr) 13.2.1798. German Missionary in India. Son of Georg S., a baker master. Educated in Sonnenburg and Küstrin, then studies at Halle University. In Halle assisted Schultz in editing the Tamil Bible. Ordained 1749 in Copenhagen and went…

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SCHULZE, Wilhelm

SCHULZE, Wilhelm. Burgsteinfurt, Westfalen 15.12.1863 — Neu-Babelsberg (Berlin) 15.1.1935. German IE Scholar, founder of the Berlin School. Professor in Berlin. Son of a post employee, educated at Arnoldinum in Burgsteinfurt, where he also learned Hebrew. Studies of classical philology, Germanistics, Indology, Slavistics, general (H. Steinthal) and IE linguistics (J. Schmidt)…

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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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SCHLAGINTWEIT-SAKÜNLÜSKI, Hermann von

SCHLAGINTWEIT-SAKÜNLÜSKI, Hermann von. Munich 13.5.1826 — Munich 19.1. 1882. German Traveller in India and Central Asia. Brother of —> Adolf, Emil and Robert S. Studied medicine and science. Ph.D. 1848. In 1849 moved to Berlin, in 1851 in England. PD 1851 Berlin, in physical geography. In 1851 ascended Mount Rosa…

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SCHERMAN, Lucian

SCHERMAN, Lucian. Posen 10.10.1864 — Hanson, Mass. 29.5.1946. German Indologist and Anthropologist. Professor in Munich. Husband of —> Chr. S. Son of a merchant. After school in Posen studies at Breslau (Stenzler) and München (E. Kuhn). Ph.D. 1885 München. PD 1892 München, for Indology, but soon seems to have turned to…

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SCHAYER, Stanisław

SCHAYER, Stanisław. Sędziszów 8.5.1899 — Otwock 1.12.1941. Polish Indologist. Professor in Warsaw. From 1916 studies at Warsaw, then soon philosophy and Indology at Heidelberg (under Liebich and Walleser) and Freiburg i.Br. (E. Leumann, Husserl). Ph.D. 1921 Freiburg. Further studies at Munich under Scherman. PD 1924 Lwów, in 1926 moved to…

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ŠČERBATSKOJ, Fëdor Ippolitovič (Theodor Scherbatskoy) Keltse

ŠČERBATSKOJ, Fëdor Ippolitovič (Theodor Scherbatskoy) Keltse, Poland 19.9.(1.10.)1866 — Borovoe, Kazakhstan 18.3.1942. Russian Indologist, specialist of Buddhism. Name is somewhat problematic, but according to Russian colleagues (Vasil’kov) -koj (instead of -kij) seems well attested. Born in Poland where his father was a civil servant of the Russian Government, he grew…

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ŞĂINEANU (Sainéan), Lazar

ŞĂINEANU, Lazar (Lazare Sainéan, Eliezer Schein). Ploieşti 23.4.1859 — Paris 11.5.1934. Rumanian Romance Linguist, also interested in IE and Sanskrit. Born in a modest Jewish family. Studies at Bucureşti under Haşdeu, Georgian et al., further studies in Paris under Gaston Paris, Bréal and Bergaigne, then at Leipzig (Brugmann and Leskien).…

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RUBEN, Walter

RUBEN, Walter. Hamburg 26.12.1899 — Berlin 7.11.1982. German (East) Indologist. Professor in Berlin. Son of Albert R., a merchant, and Emmi Geister. School in Hamburg, 1917-18 in army. Studies of classics, philosophy and Indology at Hamburg (Konow) and Bonn (Jacobi), also Berlin (Lüders). Ph.D. 1924 Bonn. PD 1927 Bonn, in…

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