KOŘÍNEK, František

KOŘÍNEK, František.1??? — 1???. Czechoslovakian Linguist. Ph.D. In 1935 PD of Comparative Linguistics at Bratislava. Publications: Diss. Sources: Mentioned in a contemporary catalogue of universities. The name is common enough and for one unfamiliar with Slovakian and Czech it is impossible to sift out the right one from Internet.

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KOHOUT, Václav

KOHOUT, Václav.Kolín 1802? — Jasov 6.11.1867. Slovakian Catholic Theologian. Premonstratensian Vicar in Poprad in 1849-65. Publications: Manuscript works Tentamen condiscendae lingue zingaricae and  Exercitatio lingo zingaricae (1821) kept in Premonstratensian library in Jasov. Sources: Kdo Byl Kdo: Čeští a slovenští orientalisté, afrikanisté a iberoamerikanisté, referring to *Slovenský biografický slovník 3, 1989, 133; Studia Bibliographica Posoniensia 1/2009, 182 (English summary of…

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KNIGHTON, William

KNIGHTON, William.Dublin 1824? — Tileworth, St. Leonards on Sea, Sussex 31.3.1900. British (Irish) Journalist in Sri Lanka. Son of Richard Kn., educated in Glasgow. Arrived at Ceylon in 1843 when 19. For a short time worked as the headmaster of Norman Seminary in Colombo, then as coffee planter near Kandy,…

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KNIGHT, Joseph

KNIGHT, Joseph.17.10.1787 — Cotta 11.10.1840, when 53. Rev. British Missionary in Sri Lanka. Arrived at Colombo in June 1818 with three others (S. Lambrick, R. Major and B. Ward), then worked for Church Missionary Society at Nellore (Nallur) in Jaffna. Immediately he began to learn Tamil in order to preach…

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KLJUEV, Boris Ivanovič

KLJUEV, Boris Ivanovič.Moscow 18.7.1927 — 2000. Russian Urdu-Hindi Scholar. Son of an official. Graduated 1952 Moscow. Kand. filol. nauk 1964 Moscow. Dr. ist. nauk 1982. In 1952-71 in Foreign Ministry: in 1952-54 and 1956-60 in Pakistan, 1964-68 in India. In 1971-82 worked in CK KPSS, in 1982-88 taught at Moscow…

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KLEMM, Erika

KLEMM, Erika. 1936 — 1993. German (East) Indologist (Hindi Scholar). Studies at Leipzig. Worked in VEB Verlag in Leipzig and in the 1960s collaborated with Nespital. Possibly she is EK who knew Uwe Johnson and was apparently married with the musicologist Eberhard Klemm (1929–1991), of Leipzig. Publications: Wörterbuch Hindi-Deutsch. Lp. 1971; 2nd…

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KLICH, Edward

KLICH, Edward.Skalat (now in Ukraina) 2.2.1878 — Poznań 1.12.1939. Polish Linguist, Specialist of Slavic and Gypsy Languages. Student of Rozwadowski at Cracow. From 1929 Professor at Poznań. Killed by Nazis. Publications: Wrote on Slavic linguistics (Polish and Byelorussian). – “Wpływy języka polskiego na dialekty Cuganów polskich”, Prace polonist. ofiar. prof. Janowi Łosiowi 1927,…

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KISTNER, Otto August Heinrich

KISTNER, Otto August Heinrich.1841 — 1903. German?. Living in Leipzig (1869). Publications: Buddha and his doctrines. A bibliographical essay. 4+32 p. L. 1869. – A book catalogue and commercial dictionaries. Sources: Scanty notes in Internet.

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KIRKLAND, Edwin Capers

KIRKLAND, Edwin Capers.South Carolina 14.2.1902 — Gainesville, Florida 23.12.1972. U.S. Folklorist. Son of William Clarke K. and Lalla Stokes. Ph.D. Northwestern University. In 1946-51 Professor of English at University of Florida and, after a leave in India, continued there until death. Married Mary Neal. Publications: Bibliography of South Asian Folklore. 24+291…

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KINSLEY, David Robert

KINSLEY, David Robert. Holyoke MA 25.4.1939 — Hamilton, Ontario 24.4.2000. U.S. Scholar of Hindu Religion in Canada. Studies at Drew University (B.A. 1961), Union Theological Seminary (B.D. 1964) and Chicago University (Ph.D. 1970). Taught at McMaster University, 1969-2000, chair of department 1989-94. Married 1964 Carolyn (Cary) Crittenden Reiner. Publications: Articles, e.g.…

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