OPPERT, Gustav Salomon

OPPERT, Gustav Salomon. Hamburg 30.7.1836 — Berlin 17.3.1908. German (Jewish) Indologist in India. Brother of —> J. O. and Ernst Jacob O. (1832–1903) who was a merchant in Shanghai and visited three times Korea. Professor in Madras and Berlin. Studies 1858-60 at Leipzig, Halle and Berlin, mainly history and Oriental languages.…

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O’MALLEY, Lewis Sydney Stewart

O’MALLEY, Lewis Sydney Stewart. 1874 — 10.5.1941. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Bryan O’M., a minister, educated in Norwich and Hertford College, Oxford (B.A.). Entered I.C.S. in 1898, worked as Magistrate and Collector in Bengal, then in General and Revenue Department. Retired 1924. C.I.E. Publications: Bengal District Gazetteers.…

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OLIVER, Revilo Pendleton

OLIVER, Revilo Pendleton. Corpus Christi TX 7.7.1908 — Urbana IL 20.8.1994. U.S. Classical Scholar and Racist Publisher. After high school in Illinois he moved to California and studied Sanskrit on his own. Then studied at Pomona College (B.A.) and Classics at University of Illinois, Ph.D. 1940 (under W. A. Oldfather).…

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OLIPHANT, Samuel Grant

OLIPHANT, Samuel Grant. 1864 — 1936. U.S. Indologist. Apprently student of Bloomfield at Johns Hopkins. Ph.D. Taught at Parsons College, Philips Exeter, Washington and Jefferson College, Johns Hopkins University, and Olivet College, from 1911 Professor of Greek at Grove City College. Publications: “The Vedic Dual I. The Dual of Bodily…

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OVSJANIKO-KULIKOVSKIJ, Dmitrij Nikolaevič

OVSJANIKO-KULIKOVSKIJ, Dmitrij Nikolaevič (Ukr. Dmitro Mikolajovič O.-K.). Kahovka, Tavrida guv. 23.1.(4.2.)1853 — Odessa 9.10.1920. Ukrainian Linguist, Indologist and Critic. Professor in Harkiv (Kharkiv), Academician in St.Petersburg. Studies of Sanskrit and linguistics in 1871-73 at St.Petersburg (Minaev), 1873-76 at Odessa (under Jagić), then in Prague and Paris (Bergaigne). In 1882-87 PD…

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OUSELEY, Joseph Walker Jasper

OUSELEY, Joseph Walker Jasper. Limerick 21.6.1800 — ?.11.1889. British Colonial Officer and Oriental Scholar in India. Colonel. Son of Ralph O., an officer, half-brother of the much elder Persian scholar Sir William O. (1767–1842). “Educated at Limerick, went to Madras in 1819, joining the 98th Bengal Native Infantry. Passed honour…

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OTTO, Rudolf Louis Karl

OTTO, Rudolf Louis Karl. Reine, Hannover 25.9.1869 — Marburg 6.3.1937. German Lutheran Theologian and Scholar of Religion. Professor in Marburg. Son of Wilhelm Otto, a factory owner, and Katharine Reupke, lost his father in the age of 12. Matriculated 1888 from Hildesheim, studied theology at Erlangen and Göttingen. Lic. theol.…

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OTRĘBSKI, Jan.

OTRĘBSKI, Jan. Pilica 8.12.1889 — Poznań 25.4.1971. Polish IE Scholar. Professor in Vilnius and Poznań. Educated in Kielce, studies at Warsaw and Leipzig (Windisch) and after war at Krakow. Ph.D. 1920 (under Rozwadowski). From 1921 Professor of IE Linguistics at Stefan Bathory University in Wilno (then Poland), ord. 1930. In…

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OŠTIR, Karel

OŠTIR, Karel. Arnače 13.10.1888 — Ljubljana 27.12.1973. Yugoslavian (Slovenian) IE Linguist. From 1909 studied Linguistics at Graz and Vienna, 1913-14 in St.Petersburg. After military service continued studies. In 1918-22 living in Vienna. Ph.D. 1919 Graz. PD from 1922, then ord. Professor of IE Philology at Ljubljana University, retired 1958. Publications:…

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OSTHOFF, Caspar Carl Heinrich Gottfried Emil Franz Hermann

OSTHOFF, Caspar Carl Heinrich Gottfried Emil Franz Hermann. Billmerich, Westf. 18.4.1847 — Heidelberg 7.5.1907. German IE Scholar. Professor in Heidelberg. Son of Franz O., an estate owner, and Lisette Theodore Birnberg. Studies at Bonn, then at Tübingen and Berlin. Ph.D. 1869 Bonn (under H. Usener). In 1872-74 schoolteacher at gymnasium…

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