SCHACHT, Hans

SCHACHT, Hans. Gränichen, Aargau 21.3.1863 — 19??. Swiss Teacher interested in Sanskrit. Educated at Collège classique de Sion and Gymn. classique de Lausanne. Studies of classics (and Sanskrit?) at Berlin University. Ph.D. 1890 Berlin. After a while as private tutor in Łodz he taught in 1895-98 at Collège and École superieure des jeunes filles in Yverdon, in 1895-98 and in 1898-1912 at Ecole normale cant. in Lausanne. From 1912 at Gymn. classique de Lausanne. He was also PD of Sanskrit at Lausanne University in 1903-33, the first to teach Sanskrit there.

Publications: Diss. De Xenophontis studiis rhetoricis. 57 p. B. 1890.

Nouvelle méthode d’Allemand. Lausanne 1899 and many editions (6th 1912).

Transl. Indische Erzählungen. 232 p. Lausanne 1918 (from Somadeva, KSS).

Sources: Schweiz. Zeitgenossenlexikon.

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