SCHRIJNEN, Joseph Charles François Hubert

SCHRIJNEN, Joseph Charles François Hubert. Venlo 3.5.1869 — Nijmegen 26.1.1938. Dutch IE Scholar. Professor in Nijmegen. Son of a chemist, educated in Roermond. From 1888 studied classical philology and linguistics at Louvain (under de Harlez, Colinet et al.) and Paris (de Saussure and Henry). Ph.D. 1891. Now studied catholic theology,…

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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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SCHWEIZER-SIDLER, Heinrich

SCHWEIZER-SIDLER, Heinrich (originally H. Schweizer). Elgg, canton Zürich 12.9. 1815 — Zürich 30.3.1894. Swiss IE Scholar. Professor in Zürich. Son of the minister of Elgg, family from Zürich, intended himself to become a priest, but at school became fascinated with classical languages. In 1835-38 studied classical philology at Zürich, also…

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SCHLEGEL, August Wilhelm von

SCHLEGEL, August Wilhelm von. Hannover 5.9.1767 — Bonn 12.5.1845. German Indologist, Classical Scholar and Art Historian. Professor in Bonn. Son of Johann Adolf S., priest and author, of and old cultural family, nephew of the poet Johann Elias S., himself started early the career of a poet. Brother of —>…

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SCHEFTELOWITZ, Isidor

SCHEFTELOWITZ, Isidor Isaac. Sandersleben/Anhalt 1.5.1875 — Oxford 17.12. 1934. German (Jewish) Indo-Iranian Scholar. Professor and Rabbi in Cologne. Ph.D. 1901 Königsberg. In 1906-07 in Oxford working at Bodleian Library. In 1908-26 Rabbi and teacher of religion in the Jewish community of Cologne. PD 1919 Cologne. From 1923 Honorary Professor at…

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SCERBO, Francesco

SCERBO, Francesco. Marcellinara (Catanzaro) 7.10.1849 — 13.10.Rome 1927. Italian Linguist and Oriental (Hebrew & Sanskrit) Scholar. Professor in Florence. Dottore in lettere. Ordained priest 1873. Studies at Florence (Sanskrit under De Gubernatis). From 1892 libero docente di ebraico at R. Istituto di Studi Suoperiori in Florence, from 1903 incaricato per…

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SAUSSURE, Ferdinand de

SAUSSURE, Ferdinand de. Genève 26.9.1857 — Vufflens, Genève 22.2. 1913. Swiss Linguist. Professor in Genève. Son of Henri Louis Frédéric de S., a zoologist, of a family originally of Lorrainean nobility settled in Switzerland in the 16th century. Brother Sinologist Léopold de S. (1866-1925). After school in Geneva he studied…

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ROTH, Walter Rudolf (von)

ROTH, Walter Rudolf (von). Stuttgart 3.4.1821 — Tübingen 23/24.6.1895. German Indologist. Professor in Tübingen. Son of an official, in a family of Lutheran priests and teachers, lost his father in the age of 13, but was cared for by the family. Studies of theology at Tübingen, also learnt Seand Sanskrit…

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ROERICH, Georg N. (Jurij Nikolaevič Rerih)

ROERICH, Georg N. (Jurij Nikolaevič Rërih, George Nicolas de Roerich). Okulovka, Valdajskij raion, obl. Novgorod 3.(16.)8.1902 — Moscow 21.5.1960. Russian Tibetologist, lived long time in India. Professor in Moscow. Son of —> N. K. R. Studied Mongolian at St.Petersburg (under Rudnev). Left Russia in 1919, pursued Indological studies in London, 1920-22 at…

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REUTER, Julio Natanael

REUTER, Julio Natanael. Turku 7.1.1863 — Helsinki 9.1.1934. Finnish Indologist. Professor in Helsinki. Son of the school director Edvin Titus Feodor R. (1824–1899) and Aline Procopé (1828–1916), brother of the biologists (entomologists) Odo Morannal R. (1850–1913) and Enzio Rafael R. (1867–1951). After matriculation in 1880 from Åbo Svenska Klassiska Lyceet…

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