NAU, Heinrich

NAU, Heinrich. Beltershausen, Marburg 21.9.1881 — 17.5.1956. German Missionary and Student of Indology (Tamil). Missionary in India 1905-14, then priest in Chemnitz and Berlin. Studies at Halle under Hultzsch. Ph.D. 1920 Halle. Emigrated to the U.S.A., taught at Lutheran colleges in New Orleans (1921-25) and Greensboro NC (1925-50). Again missionary in India working on Muslims, 1951-54.

Publications: Diss. Prolegomena zu Paṭṭaṇattu Piḷḷayāras Pāḍal. 112 p. Zwickau 1919.

Vanji Bhumi: Einiges über Travancore und seine Bewohner.

Sources: Diss. in Janert, briefly mentioned by Lehmann; details in http://cyclopedia.lcms.org/display.asp?t1=N&word=NAU.HEINRICH.

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