JANVIER, Levi

JANVIER, Levi. Pittsgrove (or Daretown) NJ 25.4.1816 — Anandpore (or Sabathu) 25.3.1864. Rev. U.S. Presbyterian Missionary in the Pañjāb. Son of Rev. George Washington J. and Margaret Fries. Graduated 1835 from Princeton and worked as teacher. Ordained priest. D.D. Sent to India in 1841. Worked in Fatehpur, Ludhiana, Ambala and…

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JAMES, Arthur Lloyd

JAMES, Arthur Lloyd. Pentre, Glamorgan, Wales 21.6.1884 — Crowthorne, Berkshire 24.3.1943. British (Welsh) Phonetician. Professor in London. After school in Llanelli and Pontypridd studies of French at Cardiff, later at Trinity College, Cambridge, graduated 1910. In WW I served in Royal Engineers. From 1920 Lecturer in Phonetics at University College, London,…

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JACOLLIOT, Louis

JACOLLIOT, Louis. Charolles, Saône-et-Loire 31.10.1837 — Saint-Thibaut-des-Vignes, Seine-et-Maine 30.10.1890. French Colonial Lawyer and Enthusiast of Indian Thought. Advocate, in 1865-69 judge in Tahiti and India (Chandernagar). He claimed that the Bible and Christianity originated in India and that missionaries and Indologists had concealed this “fact”. Christ he simply derived from…

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JACKSON, Robert Pilkington

JACKSON, Robert Pilkington. 1868 — 1914. British Colonial Officer in India. Major. Son of George and Ann J. Served in South India and Burma 1888-1908. Publications: Historical Records of the XIIIth Madras Infantry. 319 p. 1898. – The Dominions, Emblems, and Coins of the South Indian Dynasties. 102 p. L. 1913.…

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JUSTI, Ferdinand Wilhelm Jakob

JUSTI, Ferdinand Wilhelm Jakob. Marburg 2.6.1837 — Marburg 17.2.1907. German Iranian and IE Scholar. Professor in Marburg. Son Wilhelm J., of a minister, and Friederike Ruppersberg, grandson of Karl Wilhelm J. (1767-1846), Professor of Philosophy and Theology at Marburg. In 1856-59 studies at Marburg (under Gildemeister), then 1859-60 at Göttingen…

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JURET, Abel-C.

JURET, Étienne Abel (or Abel-C. J.) Pierrecourt (Haute-Saône) 6.12.1872 — Nice (Alpes-Maritimes) 11.12.1963. French Classical Scholar and Linguist. Son of François J. and Reine Cardinal. Professor (probably of classics) at a Strasbourg school and chargé de confer. for Sanskrit at the University (1935). Married 1919 Jeanne Lalouet. Publications: diss. I.…

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JUNKER, Heinrich Franz Joseph

JUNKER, Heinrich Franz Joseph. Offenbach am Main 26.3.1889 — Berlin 3.4.1970. German (East) Linguist and Iranian Scholar. Professor in Leipzig and Berlin. Studies at Giessen, Strassburg and Heidelberg. Ph.D. 1911 Heidelberg (under Bartholomae). From 1912 PD at Giessen. In summer 1913 he went together with Gauthiot to Yaghnob Valley. In…

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JUNGE, Peter Julius

JUNGE, Peter Julius. Bonn 30.8.1913 — 1943. German Classical and Iranian Scholar. Educated in Breslau and studies at Vienna and Breslau, joined NSDAP when still at school. Ph.D. 1936 Breslau (under E. Kornemann). Still in 1936 (or 1938?) visited Iran. In 1937-40 in Berlin working on Hellenic Turfan material in…

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JULIUSSON, Per Vilhelm Hilding

JULIUSSON, Per Vilhelm Hilding. Stockholm 18.7.1916 — Vallentuna 29.10.1977. Swedish Priest, Missionary, and Scholar of Comparative Religion. Parents estate owner Carl J. and Anna Eriksson. Educated in Stockholm, worked as a teacher. From 1937 renewed studies at Stockholm (M.A. 1941) and Uppsala (M.Theol. 1944), ordained priest 1944. Worked as Lutheran…

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JULIEN, Aignan-Stanislas

JULIEN, Aignan-Stanislas (born Noël J.). Orléans 14.4.1797/21.9.1799 — Paris 13/14.2. 1873. According to Maspéro born 13.5.1797 (24 germinal an V). French Sinologist interested in Buddhism and Sanskrit. Professor in Paris. Born in modest family and lost early (1802) his father, mechanic Stanislas J. He had difficulties with his studies (he…

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