MARX, Karl

MARX, Karl Rudolf. 1857 — Leh 29.5.1891. German Missionary Physician, Tibetologist and Historian in Ladakh. Dr.med. Missionary of the Moravian Mission in Ladakh (Leh) from 1887. An early scholar of the history and archaeology of Ladakh and the teacher of A. H. Francke. Died of typhoid. Married.

Publications: translated the West Tibetan chronicle. 1-3. 189?.

– “Three Documents relating to the History of Ladakh”, JASB 60, 1891, 97-135 & 63, 189?, 94-107 & 71, 1902, 21-34.

Sources: *Missionsblatt der Brüdergemeinde 1891; not in Dt. biogr. Archiv (with N.F.), Biogr. Lex. Böhm. Länder, D.B.E., Ö.B.L.; briefly Wikipedia.

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