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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SCHRÖDER, Leopold Alexander von

SCHRÖDER, Leopold Alexander von. Dorpat (Tartu) 12.(24.)12.1851 — Vienna 8.2.1920. German (of Estonia) Indologist in Austria. Professor in Vienna. Son of a school director (the 7th child in a large family), educated in Dorpat (Tartu), as a schoolboy started attending Leo Meyer’s Sanskrit classes at the university. In 1870-73 studies…

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SCHAEDER, Hans Heinrich

SCHAEDER, Hans Heinrich. Göttingen 31.1.1896 — Göttingen 13.3.1957. German Iranian and Semitic Scholar. Professor in Berlin and Göttingen. Son of Erich S. (1861–1936; Professor of Theology at Göttingen 1896-99, Kiel 1899-1918, and Breslau). Interrupted school in Kiel and joined the army as voluntary, served in France, Lithuania and Transylvania. Even…

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RYDER, Arthur William

RYDER, Arthur William. Oberlin, Ohio 8.3.1877 — Berkeley 21.3.1938. U.S. Indologist. Professor in Berkeley. Graduated 1894 from Phillips Academy in Andover Mass., then studies at Harvard (A.B. 1897) and in 1898-1901 at Leipzig and Berlin. Ph.D. 1901 Leipzig, under Windisch (other teachers Lanman and Geldner). In 1897-98 Instructor in Latin…

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ROSEN, Friedrich August

ROSEN, Friedrich August. Hannover 2.9.1805 — London 12.9.1837. German Indologist and Oriental Scholar in the U.K. Professor in London. Son of Friedrich Ballhorn R. (1774–1845), a lawyer and juridical author, and Charlotte Eisendecher (d. 1818), brother of the diplomat and Arabic scholar Georg Rosen (1820–1891). After gymnasium in Göttingen started…

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PORZIG, Walter

PORZIG, Walter. Ronneburg/Thüringen 30.3.1895 — Mainz 14.10.1961. German IE Scholar. Professor in Bern, Jena and Mainz. Son of a judge. After school in Jena and Leipzig studied in 1913-14 at Jena and Leipzig (under Windisch et al.) and again, after military service, in 1919-21. Ph.D. 1921 Jena (under F. Sommer).…

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PEDERSEN, Holger

PEDERSEN, Holger. Gjelballe near Lunderskov, Kolding prov. 7.4.1867 — Hellerup 25.10. 1953. Danish Linguist. Professor in Copenhagen. Born in a teacher family in Jutland, he studied at Copenhagen classical philology, Danish and linguistics under Verner, Thomsen, Møller and Wimmer. Graduated in 1890 he immediately started research work. Further studies in…

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NEUMANN, Karl Eugen

NEUMANN, Karl Eugen. Vienna 18.10.1865 — Vienna 18.10.1915. Austrian Indologist (Buddhist Scholar) and Bauddha. Living in Vienna. Son of Angelo N., conductor of an orchestra, originally from Prague, Roman catholic. Went to school in Leipzig where his family was then living. After commercial school travelled in England and Italy in…

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MÜLLER, Niklas

MÜLLER, Niklas (Nikolaus). Mainz 6.5.1770 (not 14.5.) — Mainz 14.6.1851. Germain Painter and Scholar. Studies at Mainz University, graduated 1788. Worked as painter, accepted with enthusiasm the ideas of French Revolution. In 1793-98 studies in Paris, now became interested in India. Back in Mainz worked as tutor and from 1802…

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MÜLLER, Friedrich Wilhelm Karl

MÜLLER, Friedrich Wilhelm Karl. Neudamm near Frankfurt a.d. Oder 21.1.1863 — Berlin 18.4.1930. German Central Asian Scholar. Museum Director in Berlin. In 1873 moved to Berlin, attended Französisches Gymnasium (as Le Coq), and from 1883 studied at Berlin University theology and Oriental languages (under Sachau and Grube). Ph.D. 1889 Leipzig.…

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