ANDREEV, Nikolaj Dmitrievič

ANDREEV, Nikolaj Dmitrievič. Petrograd 16.2.1920 — 15.11.1997. Russian IE Linguist. Son of a soldier, himself participated in war against Finland in 1939-40 and in WW II 1941-45. Graduated 1952 Leningrad. Kand. filol. nauk 1956 (diss. on Germanistics), dr. filol. nauk 1967 (diss. on general Lin­guistics). In 1952-54 worked in Lenin­grad…

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ANATRIELLO, Pasquale

ANATRIELLO, Pasquale. 1912 — 1986. Father. Italian Missionary of P.I.M.E. and Burmese Scholar. Ph.D. Rome 1969. In 1951-60 parish priest of Loikaw in Karen area. Publications: “‘Vipassana ’ un metodo di meditazione buddista”, Rivista di ascetica e mistica 1, 1966, ??-??; other articles. – Buddismo Birmano. 157 p. Napoli 1969 (a…

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AITKEN, Edward Hamilton

AITKEN, Edward Hamilton. Satara, India 16.8.1851 — Edinburgh 11.4.1909. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India. Son of Rev. James A., a missionary of Free Church of Scotland, educated in Bombay. Studies at Bombay University, B.A. and M.A. In 1880-86 Reader in Latin at Deccan College. Then served in Customs and…

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AGANINA, Ljudmila Aleksandrovna

AGANINA, Ljudmila Aleksandrovna. Moscow 23.1.1926 — Moscow 25.12.2000. Russian Linguist (Uigur and Nepali). Daughter of an official. Studies in Moscow, graduated 1950. Kand. filol. n. 1954, in 1954-58 in the redaction of Sov. vostokovedenija. From 1958 working as naučnyj sotrudnik at the Oriental Institute of Academy of Science in Moscow. Dr. filol.…

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ADAM, Leonhard

ADAM, Leonhard. Berlin 16.12.1891 — Bonn 9.9.1960. German Ethnologist in Australia (naturalized 1956). Son of Meinhardt Michael Adam and Katharina Clare Rosa Schmidt. Gymnasium in Berlin. Studied law, economics, ethnology and Sinology at Berlin and Greifswald, LL.D. 1916. Worked as judge in Berlin, but kept his interest in ethnology and…

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ABRAMJAN, Rafik (Ajrik) Ašotovič

ABRAMJAN, Rafik (Ajrik) Ašotovič. Kušči 12.11.1929 — 1998. Armenian Historian. Son of Ašot A., an Armenian scholar. Graduated 1952 at Erevan, taught there from 1958. Kand. ist. nauk 1963, dr. ist. nauk 1982. From 1954 naučnyj sotrudnik, 1970 staršij naučnyj sotrudnik,  Docent 1978, Professor 1985 in Erevan. Publications: Dr.diss. Arm.-ind. vzaimootnošenija…

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ABERIGH-MACKAY, George Robert

ABERIGH-MACKAY, George Robert. 25.7.1848 — Indore 12.1.1881. British Teacher in India. Son of Rev. Dr. James A.-M. and Lucia Livingston Reed, educated privately in Scotland. Studies at Oxford (Magdalen College School) and Cambridge (St.Catherine’s College). Joined Indian Education Department in 1870 in Bareli, 1873 Professor of English Literature at Delhi…

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ABAEV, Vasilij (Vaso) Ivanovič

ABAEV, Vasilij (Vaso) Ivanovič (Oss. Abajty). Kobi, rajon Kazbeg, Georgia 15(28).12.1900 — Moscow 18.3.2001. Russian Iranian and Caucasian Scholar, himself of Ossetian Origin. Born in a village, in 1910-18 school in Tbilisi, then elementary school teacher in Kobi. From 1912 studied at the Oriental Faculty in St.Petersburg, graduated 1925 in Tbilisi,…

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ALLEN, David Olivier

ALLEN, David Olivier. Barre MA 14.9.1799 — Lowell MA 19.7.1863. U.S. Missionary in India. After Amherst College studied at Andover Theological Seminary, ordained 1827. In 1827-53 worked in Bombay for American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Editorial superintendent of American Mission Press. Back in the U.S.A. in 1857-60 minister…

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AYTON, James Alexander

AYTON, James Alexander. Calcutta 1791? — near Budge Budge (now in Kolkata Metropolitan area) 10.8.1832, when 41. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of James Ayton and Margaret Burges, of Scottish origin. Lieutenant, Assistant Professor of Arabic and Persian at College of Fort William in Calcutta (1820), later Brevet Captain.…

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