KEENE, Henry George

KEENE, Henry George. Haileybury 1826 — Westward Ho, Devon 26.3.1915. British Civil Servant and Historian in India. Son of the elder —> H. G. K., educated at Rugby, Oxford and Haileybury. In 1847 entered I.C.S., served in N.W. Provinces and retired in 1882. Fellow of Calcutta University. C.I.E. 1882. Twice married, five…

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KEEGAN, William

KEEGAN, William. 18?? — Delhi 1.5.1885. Rev. Father. Catholic Missionary in India. In India as early as 1841. From 1859 to death parish priest of St. Mary’s church in Delhi (Agra Diocese). D.D. Publications: Grammatica linguae Indostanaead usum missionariorum. 87 p. Sardhana 1883; A Vocabulary in Urdu, Latin, and English.…

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KAY, William

KAY, William. Pickering, North Yorkshire 8.4.1820 — 16.1.1886. Rev. British Teacher in India. Son of Thomas and Ann Kay. Studies at Lincoln College, Oxford, graduated 1839. Fellow of his college 1840, Tutor and M.A. 1842. Ordained as priest 1843. B.D. 1849. From 1849 Principal of Bishop’s College in Calcutta, until…

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KALMER, Josef (born Joseph Kalmus)

KALMER, Josef (born Joseph Kalmus) Nehrybka, Galicia (now in Poland) 17.8.1898 — Vienna 9.7.1959. Austrian Poet. Born in a Jewish family. School in Czernowitz (Černivci) and Vienna, served a voluntary in WW I. After war studied law and Chinese, without degree, and began his literary career, also worked as journalist.…

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KUZNECOV, Bronislav Ivanovič

KUZNECOV, Bronislav Ivanovič. Leningrad 2.12.1931 — 24.7.1985. Russian Tibetan Scholar. Son of a worker. Graduated 1956 from Leningrad Oriental Faculty. Student of Pankratov. Kand. filol. nauk 1962. From 1959 taught at Leningrad Oriental Faculty. Publications: more than 40 items, e.g. Tibetskaja letopis’. “Svetloe zercalo carskih rodoslovnyh”. (Gl. 18). 123 p.…

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KURYŁOWICZ, Jerzy

KURYŁOWICZ, Jerzy. Stanisławów (now Ivano-Frankivsk in Ukraina) 26.8.1895 — Cracow 28.1.1978. Polish IE Scholar. Born in what was then the Polish part of Austro-Hungarian empire. In 1913-14 and again 1918-20 studies at commercial school and Oriental Academy in Vienna, graduated from both in 1920. In 1915-18 officer in Austrian army,…

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KUNST, Arnold

KUNST, Arnold. 23.7.1903 — London ?.12.1981. Polish Indologist in the U.K. Studies at Lwów (M.A. 1929 under Stasiak), Vienna (Frauwallner) and Warsaw (Schayer). Ph.D. 1934 Warsaw in Indian philosophy. In 1929-32 Assistant Lecturer at Lwów. Little before war moved to London and became Lecturer at S.O.A.S., in 1945-47 Senior Lecturer…

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KULAKOWSKI (KOŁAKOWSKI), Ignasz (Ignacy)

KULAKOWSKI (KOŁAKOWSKI), Ignasz (Ignacy). 1800 — 1866. Polish poet and translator. He had also himself some knowledge of Sanskrit, though certainly also used Chézy’s French. Publications: Polish metric translation of the Yajñadattavadha publ. in his Zabawki wierszem. 3. Grodno 1828, 1-34. Sources: L. Sudyka, MS. paper on Polish translations of…

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KUHN, Ernst Wilhelm Adalbert

KUHN, Ernst Wilhelm Adalbert. Berlin 7.2.1846 — Munich 20.8.1920. German Indologist. Professor in Munich. Son of —> Adalbert Kuhn. From 1863 studies at Berlin, Tübingen and Halle. Ph.D. 1869 Halle. From 1871 PD at Halle, 1872-75 at Leipzig. In 1875-77 Professor ord. at Heidelberg and in 1877-1917 at München (the…

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KUHN, Franz Felix Adalbert

KUHN, Franz Felix Adalbert. Königsberg/Neumark (now Chojna, Poland) 19.11.1812 — Berlin-Neukölln 5.5.1881. German Indologist. Schoolteacher and Director in Berlin. In 1827-33 at Joachimsthaler Gymnasium in Berlin, taught himself Sanskrit already then. From 1833 studies at Berlin under Bopp. Ph.D. 1837 Berlin. From 1837 taught at Köllnisches Gymnasium in Berlin, as…

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