BUCHER, J.

BUCHER, J. 18?? — 1???. Rev. German Missionary in South India. Working for Basel Mission in Dharwar and from 1890 in Mangalore as Superintendent of Anglo-Vernacular High School. Married. Publications: A Kannada–English School Dictionary, chiefly based on the labours of F. Kittel. Mangalore 1899, 2nd ed. rev. and enl. by…

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BRÜCKE, Ernst Wilhelm (von)

BRÜCKE, Ernst Wilhelm (von). Berlin 6.7.1819 — Vienna 7.1.1892. German Physician and Physiologist in Austria, also interested in Phonetics. Professor in Vienna. Son of Johann Gottfried Br., a history painter, and Christine Müller (d. 1822). Studied medicine at Berlin and Heidelberg, Dr.med. 1842 Berlin. PD 1844 Berlin. Worked as Assistant…

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BRUCE, Richard Isaac

BRUCE, Richard Isaac. 1840 — 29.4.1924. British (Irish) Colonial Officer in India. Son of Jonathan Br., a landowner, and Anne Maxwell. Helped by his elder brother, Rev. Robert Br., a missionary in North-West India came to Dera Ismail Khan (1862?). Served in the Second Afghan War (1878-79), then in various…

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BROWNE, John Frederick

BROWNE, John Frederick. 1835? — 1???. British Colonial Servant in India. B.C.S. Married, daughter born in India 1866. There was an elder JFB, a Lieutenant-Colonel, who had served in India and died in 1844. Publications: General Report on the Tipperah District. 2+43 p. Calcutta 1866. – A Bángáli Primer in…

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BROWN, Nathan

BROWN, Nathan. New Ipswich NH 22.6.1807 — Yokohama 1.1.1885. Rev. U.S. Baptist Missionary in India and Japan. Son of Nthan Brown and Elizabeth Goldsmith. Educated at Williams College and Newton Theological Institution. Worked two years as teacher in Vermont and from 1832 as missionary, first in Burma and from 1836…

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BROWN, John Coggin

BROWN, John Coggin. West Auckland, co. Durham ?.10.1884 — 23.6.1963. British Geologist in India and Burma. Son of George Richard Brown and Eliza Bedlington. Educated at King James I School and Armstrong College of University of Durham. Graduated 1904 in geology and chemistry. In 1905 to India as Assistant Superintendent…

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BROOKS, Sarah Wells

BROOKS, Sarah Wells. 18?? — 19??. U.S. Studied from 1892 at Harvard Annex for women (soon Radcliffe College). Learned Sanskrit under Lanman and assisted H. C. Warren, but mainly concentrated on zoology and landscaping. Later on, she lived many years in her own farm in Concord MA, but did not…

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BRICE, Nathaniel

BRICE, Nathaniel. 1??? — 18??. U.S. Baptist Missionary in India. The Preface of the book is signed in Dinapore (now Danapur in Bihar), where the birth of a daughter is mentioned in 1843. One NB is mentioned as a missionary in India. The Baptist missionary J. G. Gregson married 1861…

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BREITHAUPT, Johann Christian

BREITHAUPT, Johann Christian. Dransfeld near Göttingen 26.9.1719 — Vepery 17.11.1782. German Missionary in South India. Son of Christoph Br. and Katharina Elisabeth Br. School and studies at Halle. From 1741 worked as teacher, ordained 1845 in Wernigerode. From 1746 missionary in Trankebar, first in Cuddalore, from 1749 in Madras. Married 1753…

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