SCHULEMANN, Werner

SCHULEMANN, Werner. Neisse/Schlesien (now Nysa in Poland) 4.5.1888 — Bonn 20.6.1975. German Pharmacologist interested in Lamaism. Brother of —> Günther S. Studies at Freiburg and Breslau. Dr.med. Dr.phil. (in chemistry). Served as surgeon in WW I, then employed in chemical industry. From 1931 Professor at Düsseldorf Medical Academy and from 1938 Professor…

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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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SCHRÖTER, Friedrich Christian Gotthelf

SCHRÖTER, Friedrich Christian Gotthelf. 1786 — ?.7.1820. German Missionary in Bengal. Born in Saxony, was educated as a missionary by Johann Jaenicke in Berlin. Ordained priest 1815. Went to England and in 1815 to Ceylon (Sri Lanka) to work for Church Missionary Society. In 1816 came from Ceylon to Calcutta…

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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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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-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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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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SCHLAGINTWEIT, Adolf

SCHLAGINTWEIT, Adolf. Munich 9.1.1829 — Kashgar 27.8.1857. German Traveller in India and Central Asia. Brother of —> Emil, Hermann and Robert S. Studied science. Ph.D. 1849. Followed his brothers to Berlin and England. In 1851 ascended Mount Rosa with his brothers. In 1854 he followed his brothers to India. Parting…

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SCHILLING VON CANSTADT, Paul, Freiherr (Pavel Lvovič, Baron)

SCHILLING VON CANSTADT, Paul Ludwig, Freiherr (Pavel Lvovič Šilling fon Kanštadt, Baron). Reval 5.(16.)4.1786 — St.Petersburg 25.7.(6.8.)1837. Russian (German of Estonia) Officer, Diplomat, and Lay Sinologist also interested in Tibetan, and in Physics. Son of an officer, of old Swabian noble family. After father’s death his mother married Karl von…

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