MONTRIOU, William Austin

MONTRIOU, William Austin. 1810 — 1885. British Lawyer in India. Son of William M. and Mary Ann Carvick. Called to bar from Inner Temple in 1837. Advocate in Calcutta High Court. Married 1839 Anna Julia Fitzpatrick and 1850 Eliza Mitchell, three children with each. Publications: Cases of Hindu Law. 1. Before H.M. Supreme…

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MONTESI, Giancarlo

MONTESI, Giancarlo. 1928 — 1983. Italian Scholar of Religion. Ph.D. 1954 Rome, under Pettazzoni. Worked at La Sapienzà teaching comparative religion. Publications: Diss. Tamas – Usas – Rtà. [1954]. – “II valore cosmico dell’Aurora nel pensiero mitologico del Rig-Veda”, Studi e materiali per la storia delle religioni 24-25, 1953-54, 111-132; “Uṣāsānaktā. Mitologia vedica della notte”, Studi…

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MONEY, George Wigram Pocklington

MONEY, George Wigram Pocklington. Jhelum 1888 — Los Angeles 16.10.1955. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Captain George Alfred M. and Constance Pocklington. Captain in Third Gurkha Rifles, served in WW I in Mesopotamia. Retired, migrated to California. Married 1930 Ellinor Mary Hunter-Brown. Publications: Gurkhali Manual. 229 p. Bombay 1919,…

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MONEY, David Inglis

MONEY, David Inglis. Bombay 25.10.1809 — 16.7.1880. British Civil Servant in Bengal. Son of William Taylor M. and Eugenia Money. Educated at Charterhouse School, studies at Cambridge (Trinity College). Served Bengal India from 1829. Collector of Nuddeah (1845), then in Murshidabad (1849), finally Judge of Calcutta High Court, retired 1860. Settled…

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MOLONY, Arthur Deane

MOLONY, Arthur Deane. 7.4.1879 — Kallincong (?), India 1.9.1931. British Colonial Officer in India. Educated in Canterbury. Major of Gurkha Rifles. Retired, now concentrated on linguistic studies. Publications: Gurkhali Beginner. Calcutta 1923. Sources: Few lines in The Cantuarian 12, 1931, 408.

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MÖHRKE, Edwin

MÖHRKE, Edwin. 1??? — 1960?. German Student of Indology. In 1923 he was student of philology at Marburg (joined D.M.G.). Ph.D. 1933? Königsberg. In 1934 living in Berlin (again joined D.M.G.). Possibly turned into a journalist (press articles in 1937/48). Dr. EM, a journalist, died in 1959/60. Publications: Diss. Vallabhadeva’s Commentar zu…

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MODAVE, Louis Laurent de Féderbe, Count de (Fayd’herbe de Maudave)

MODAVE, Louis Laurent de Féderbe, Count de (Fayd’herbe de Maudave).Château du Fayet, Barraux (Isère) 22.6.1725 — Masulipatam 22.12.1777. French Nobleman, Officer and Traveller. Son of colonel Jean Charles Nicolas F., C. de M. and Marie Thérèse Maniquet du Fayet. As young officer participated in many European wars. Came to India as adjutant…

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MOBERLY, Arthur Norman

MOBERLY, Arthur Norman. New Alresford, Hampshire 1873 — Southwark, Surrey 24.5.1934. British Civil Servant in India. Son of John Cornelius M. and Caroline Hunter. Educated at Winchester and Christ Church, Oxford (M.A.). Arrived at India in 1896 and served as magistrate in Bengal. Superintendent of Ethnography in Bengal, finally Chief Secretary…

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MISIEWICZ, Władysław

MISIEWICZ, Władysław. Lemberg (Lviv) 11.4.1910 — 1.11.1997. Polish Bauddha. After matriculation worked in various clerical posts, finally as the head of a reference library in Radom. In the WW II served in cavalry, then German war prisoner. After war became interested in Buddhism and began learning Pāli. An Esperantist. Publications: Wrote…

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MILLER, William

MILLER, William. 18?? — 1???. Rev. British Missionary in Orissa. Arrived at Cuttack 1845 with his wife (d. 1848). Still working in Cuttack in 1890, but died before his second wife, who died in high age in 1912.. There was another Rev. W.M. (1838–1923) in India, arrived 1862, but he…

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