EWER, Walter.

EWER, Walter. 1784 — London 5.1.1863 (when 78). British Colonial Servant in India. Son of Walter E., then Governor of British Bencoolen (Bengkulu) in Sumatra. In 1803 joined Bengal Civil Service. Served in Bengal, Amboina and Delhi, finally Judge of Upper Provinces. Retired in 1840 and spent the rest of…

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ETHERINGTON, William

ETHERINGTON, William Duke. Gosport, Hampshire 1838 — Torquay, Devonshire 5.6.1907. Rev. British Baptist Missionary in Benares, 1860-84. Possibly returned earlier as Alumni Cantabrigienses claims that he matriculated in 1877 and passed B.A. 1881 and M.A. 1884 (they confirm that he was Baptist missionary in India). Retired and worked as Baptist…

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ESSIGMANN, Alois

ESSIGMANN, Alois. Vienna 4.5.1878 — Vienna 3.3.1937. Austrian Author. In 1897 joined the army, but finally had to resign because of hering defect in 1908. In 1912-17 worked in Austro-Hungarian consulate in Berlin. Then worked as free journalist and author. Married Ida Therese Gesekus, one son. Publications: Sagen und Märchen…

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ENRIQUEZ, Colin Metcalfe

ENRIQUEZ, Colin Metcalfe. Fyzabad, India 3.10.1884 — Mogok, Burma 29.5.1969. British Officer. Son of Colonel Albert Dallas E. and Florence Adela Metcalfe, born in India where his father was serving. Educated in England, at King’s College and Royal Military Academy. In 1903 joined Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment in Peshawar…

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ENGER, Maximilian

ENGER, Maximilian. 18?? — 1???. German Oriental Scholar. Ph.D. 1851 Bonn. In 1852-61 PD at Bonn, also taught Sanskrit (Rabault-Feuerham 2008). Publications: Diss. and a few further studies on Arabic literature in the 1850s. Sources: Nothing except a few publications found in Internet.

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ENGER, Maximilian

ENGER, Maximilian. 18?? — 1???. German Oriental Scholar. Ph.D. 1851 Bonn. In 1852-61 PD at Bonn, also taught Sanskrit (Rabault-Feuerham 2008). Publications: Diss. and a few further studies on Arabic literature in the 1850s. Sources: Nothing except a few publications found in Internet.

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ELMSLIE, William Jackson

ELMSLIE, William Jackson. Aberdeen 29.6.1832 — Gujrat (now Pakistan) 18.11.1872. British Missionary Physician in India. Son of James and Barbara E. School and studies in Aberdeen (no degree), in 1862-64 medical studies at Edinburgh (M.D.). Although himself Presbyterian, in 1864 he joined Church Missionary Society. Worked summers in Kashmir and winters…

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ELLIOTT, John Bardoe

ELLIOTT, John Bardoe. Ripon, Yorkshire 1785 — Patna 1863. British Civil Servant in India. Son of John E., a naval officer (he had served under Cook), and Isabella. More than 50 years in India, where he arrived in 1800. Long time in Patna (apparently as early as 1813, judge 1822/28,…

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EFREMOV, Filipp Sergeevič

EFREMOV, Filipp Sergeevič. 1750 — after 1811. Russian Traveller. From Vjatka. He was Sergeant of Russian army, taken prisoner by a band of Cossacks and sold as slave in Bukhara in 1774. Having succefully escaped two years later he travelled through Kashgar and Ladakh to Kashmir and via Delhi to…

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