RYSIEWICZ, Zygmunt

RYSIEWICZ, Zygmunt. Krosno 5.1.1911 — Warsaw 14.4.1954. Polish Indologist and Linguist. From 1929 studies of Polish, Slavics and philosophy at Jan Kasimir University, Lwów, student of Kuryłowicz. In 1936-45 at Lwów, then moved to Kraków. In 1947-48 further studies in Paris under Renou, Bloch and Benveniste. From 1949 taught comparative…

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RÜDIGER, Johann Christian Christoph

RÜDIGER, Johann Christian Christoph. Burg near Magdeburg 9.5.1751 — 21.10.1822. German Cameralist, from 1791 Professor ord. at Halle. Also a linguist. He was the first to realize the NIA nature of the Gipsy language in 1782. Publications: Von der Sprache und Herkunft der Zigeuner aus Indien. Lp. 1782, repr. Hamburg…

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RÜCKERT, Friedrich

RÜCKERT, Friedrich. Schweinfurt 16.5.1788 — Neusess bei Coburg, Franken 31.1.1866. German Poet, Translator, Oriental Scholar and Indologist. Professor in Erlangen and Berlin. Son of Johann Adam R. (1763–1831), a lawyer, and Maria Barbara Schoppach (1766–1835). After gymnasium in Schweinfurt (1802–05) studies of law, languages and literature at Würzburg (1805-09) and…

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RUDNICKI, Mikołaj

RUDNICKI, Mikołaj. Sokołow Podlaski 6.12.1881 — Puszczykowo 28.6.1978. Polish Linguist. Studies at Krakow. PD 1911. From 1919 Professor of IE Linguistics at Poznań University. Publications: Much on Polish and Slavic languages. – Literary works and dramas under names M.S. Rozwar and E. Meser. Sources: Wikipedia briefly (more in *Polish version).

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RUDIN, Semën Gesselevič.

RUDIN, Semën Gesselevič. Leningrad 21.7.1929 — 22.8.1973. Russian Indologist (Tamil Scholar). Son of an official. In 1947-52 studied Indology in Leningrad. From 1955 until his death taught Indology at Leningrad. In 1966 one year in India studying i.al. the Nilghiri languages (Toda, Kota, Kurumba). Kand. filol. nauk 1968 Leningrad. He…

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ROWLANDS, Jane Helen

ROWLANDS, Jane Helen. Menai Bridge, Anglesey 3.4.1891 — Karimganj 12.2.1955. British (Welsh) Missionary in Assam. Daughter of Captain Jabez and Martha Rowlands, grew up in very religious home. Graduated in French from University College of North Wales and worked as teacher in Wales. After short training in Edinburgh she was…

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ROVIRALTA BORREL, José

ROVIRALTA BORREL, José. 1856 — 1926. Spanish Physician and Theosophist. In 1889 he was one of the founders of Sociedade Teosófica da Espanha. Publications: Translated: El Bhagavad Gita. Canto del Señor. Barcelona 1896; Goethe: Fausto, and other classics of European literature. Sources: Alvarez 52; https://www.yogapleno.com.br/assunto/roviralta-borrel.

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ROSENBAUM, Ernst

ROSENBAUM, Ernst (nom-de-plume Dr. Ernst Roenau). 1888 — 1938?. Austrian. Dr.iuris. Worked in graphic industry and translated narrative literature as E. Roenau (apparently adapted for children). Publications: Ein Sanskritmärchen nacherzählt. Vienna & Lp. 1918. – Des Prinzen Brautfahrt. Märchen und Geschichten aus dem Kathásaritságara, Ozean der Märchen­ströme. Aus dem Sanskrit…

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ROSEN, Friedrich

ROSEN, Friedrich. 30.8.1856 — Peking 27.11.1935. German Diplomat and Oriental (Persian and Urdu) Scholar. Son of the diplomat Georg R. (1820–1891), from Lippe, nephew of —> Friedrich A. R. The father was also a Arabic and Persian scholar who translated the Mesnevi (1849) and the Tūtīnāme (1858). Grew up in…

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ROOS-KEPPEL, George

ROOS-KEPPEL, George Olaf (also referred to as Ross-Keppel). 1866 — London ?.12.1921. Sir. British (Scots) Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel. “Joined the Royal Scots Fusiliers, 1886, and Indian Staff Corps, 1900. Served in the Burmese expedition, 1886-7. Commandant Kuram Militia, 1894-7, Political Officer with Kuram Column, Tirah expedition, 1897-8, N.W.…

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