JUKES, Andrew

JUKES, Andrew. Canada 1847 — 28.4.1931. British (Canadian) Missionary in India. Educated at Blundell’s School, then sent to the U.K. for higher education in medicine. From 1878 medival missionary of Church Missionary Society, until 1906 worked in Dera Ghazi Khan. He also compiled an English–Jatki dictionary, which remained unpublished and…

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JÜLG, Bernhard

JÜLG, Bernhard. Ringelbach (Oberkirch), Baden 20.8.1825 — Innsbruck 14.8.1886. German Oriental and Classical Scholar in Austria. Professor in Cracow and Innsbruck. Born in a Catholic farmer family, son of Bernhard J. and Antonie Teut (Horst), educated from 1839 in Offenburg, 1843-44 in Mannheim. In 1844-45 studied classical philology at Heidelberg,…

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JOUVEAU-DUBREUIL, Gabriel

JOUVEAU-DUBREUIL, Gabriel. Saigon 1.1.1885 — Paris 15.7.1945. French Archaeologist, He came to Pondichéry in 1909 and worked as Professor of “physique chimie” at Pondichéry Collège in for 27 years. In 1938 apparently still living there. In 1926 found Nagarjunakonda, then excavated by Longhurst. Excavated i. al. in Virapatnam-Arikamedu from 1937…

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JOURDAIN, John

JOURDAIN, John. 15?? — 17.7.1619. British Traveller in India. Son of John J., a merchant and mayor of Lyme Regis in Dorset. Participated in the English Indian voyage of 1608, remained in Surat when others went to the court (—> Hawkins). In 1610 visited Agra (6 months), then joined Middleton’s…

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JOSEPH, Gerard A.

JOSEPH, Gerard A. 1870? — 4.3.1922 (when 52). British Civil Servant in Ceylon. C.S.S. From 1893 to his death Secretary and Librarian of Colombo Museum, in the late 1910s also its acting director. Publications: with H.M. Gunasekera: Catalogue of Páli, Sinhalese and Sanskrit manuscripts in the Colombo Museum library. Colombo…

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JOSEPH, E.

JOSEPH, E. 18?? — 19??. British Civil Servant in India. From 1905 served in Rohtak, 1910-12 as Deputy Commissioner. In 1920 he was Revenue Secretary to Punjab government. Publications: “Jatu Glossary”, JASB N.S. 6, 1910, 693-874 (Jātū, a.k.a. Haryānī and Bāṅgarū). – Haryanavi-English, English-Haryanavi dictionary :A lexical presentation of language,…

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JORDANUS CATALANI DE SÉVÉRAC

JORDANUS CATALANI DE SÉVÉRAC (Jourdain). fl. 1280/1330. Father. French Dominican Missionary in India, of Catalan background. Probably born in Sévérac-le-Château north-east of Toulouse. Arrived in India in 1321 (if not earlier), when he narrowly escaped the killing of missionaries in Thana. After a while in Gujarat he worked many years…

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JONG, Jan Willem de

JONG, Jan Willem de. Leiden 15.2.1921 — Canberra 22.1.2000. Dutch Indologist and Buddhist Scholar in Australia. Professor in Leiden and Canberra. Studies of Chinese, Japanese and Sanskrit at Leiden in 1939-45 (cand. 1945), at Harvard 1946 and in Paris 1947-50, now also Tibetan. During the war the university was closed…

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JONG, Albert Johannes de

JONG, Albert Johannes de. 1880 — 1961. Dutch Indologist. Student of Caland. Ph.D. 1917 Utrecht. Until Caland’s retirement in 1929/30 listened to his classes. Publications: Diss. Afgoderije der Oost-indische heydenen door Philippus Baldaeus. Nieuwe uitgave met aanteekeningen en inleiding. Utrecht 1917. – Books and articles on Dutch studies. Sources: Bibliography…

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JONES, William

JONES, William. Westminster 28.9.1746 — Calcutta 27.4.1794. Sir. British Pioneer of Indology. Judge in Calcutta. He was the youngest child of the mathematician William Jones (1675–1749), originally a Welshman from Anglesey, and Maria Nix. Educated from 1753 at Harrow, where he spent more than ten years. In free hours he…

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