BOISSEVAIN, Jan Wilhelm

BOISSEVAIN, Jan Wilhelm. Amsterdam 27.9.1874 — Velp. Theden, Gelderland 24.3.1959. Dutch Indologist and Theosophist. Son of Gideon Maria B. and Louise Caroline toe Laer. Ph.D. 1905 Leiden. Gymnasium teacher of Dutch and History in Haarlem.

Publications: diss. Het indische tooneelstuk Prabodhacandrodaya. 1. Toelichting en beoordeeling. 400 p. Leiden 1905.

translated: Bhagavad Gita. 2nd ed. Amsterdam 1909, 3rd 139 p. 1919; Yoga-Soetra’s door Patañjali. Haarlem 1918; Kṛṣṇamiśra, Maasopgang der Ontwakking. Den Haag 1951.

theosophical books and translations.

Sources: Briefly in www.geni.com/people/Jan-Wilhelm-Boissevain (with photo).

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