HEYDE, August Wilhelm

HEYDE, August Wilhelm. 1825 — Herrnhut 27.8.1907. German Missionary. Spent 50 years in Ladakh as Moravian Missionary, in 1853-1903, mostly in Kyelang (Lahul), one of the first missionaries to start work there. Married 1859 Maria Elisabeth Hartmann, three of several children survived. She kept a detailed diary, now in possession of the family

Publications: rev. with G. Sandberg S. C. Das Tibetan–English Dicitonary. 1902.

50 Jahre unter Tibetern. 126 p. Wuppertal 1960.

Sources: *D.B.E. 5, 1997, 16; wife in German Wikipedia.

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