ORTERER, Georg (1901 Ritter von O.). Wörth bei Erding, Upper Bavaria 30.10.1849 — Munich 5.10.1916. German Student of Indo-Iranian, then Teacher and Bavarian Politician. Son of Philipp O., an elementary school teacher, and Therese Bartel. Educated in Erding, Scheyern and Freising. From 1868 studies of Classics and IE at Munich (Ph.D. 1873), then also at Leipzig. Worked as teacher in Munich and Freising then school director in Eichstätt and Munich. Active in politics as conservative, from 1883 member of Bavarian Landtag. A Roman Catholic. Married 1876 Rosa Entres (d. 1913), seven daughters and one son, and 1915 Hildegard Roth (née Neisinger).
Publications: Diss. Beiträge zur vergleichenden Casuslehre des Zend und des Sanskrit. 38 p. München 1873.
Sources: Diss. in Janet; D. Albrecht, N.D.B. 19, 1998, 598; German Wikipedia with two photos and further references.
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