TRAVESET, Jose Ventura

TRAVESET, Jose Ventura. Granada 1862 — 1941. Spanish. Student of Garcia Ayuso, taught Sanskrit courses at the University of Granada in 1887-89, from 1889 Professor of Humanities there. After a bries period in Santiago de Compostela, from 1901 Professor at Valencia. Apparently no longer much interested in Sanskrit. Publications: Elementos…

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TRAPP, Valentin

TRAPP, Valentin. Munich 19.3.1908 — Munich 30.5.1993. German Student of Indology. Son of an insurance official, matriculated from a Munich gymnasium in 1927. In 1927-28 studied at Munich i.al. Sanskrit under Oertel, Scherman, Wüst. In 1928-29 taught German in India, also studying at Santiniketan Sanskrit (V. Bhattacharya, K. M. Sen et…

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TILIANDER, Bror

TILIANDER, Bror. Karlshamn 17.4.1896 — 19??. Swedish Missionary and Scholar of Indian Religion. Son of painter Gustaf T. and Rosalie Tingström, school and studies in Lund. Fil. kand. 1922, teol. kand. and ordination 1925, fil. lic. 1949. Missionary in South India in 1925-60 working in Madurai, Pudukkottai and Coimbatore, during…

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TIHONOV, Dmitrij Ivanovič

TIHONOV, Dmitrij Ivanovič. Rossija-Molotovo, gub. Tobolsk (now Vargašinskij raion, obl. Kurgansk) 18.(31.)10.1906 — 27.1.1987. Russian Sinologist and Central Asian Scholar. Son of a farmer. Graduated 1936 from Leningrad. Kand. ist. nauk 1941, Dr. ist. n. 1968. In 1936-61 naučnyj sotrudnik at Oriental Institute in Leningrad (1943 staršij n. sotr.), in…

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THORNTON, Thomas Henry

THORNTON, Thomas Henry. London (?) 1832 — Bath 10.3.1913. British Civil Servant in India. Son of a journalist, educated at Merchant Taylor’s School and Oxford (St.John’s, later its Fellow). In 1855 entered I.C.S. as one of the first “competition-wallahs”. Served in the Punjab, participated in 1957 battles. In 1864-76 Secretary…

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THORNER, Daniel

THORNER, Daniel. New York 1915 — Paris 1974. U.S. Economist and Historian of South Asian Economy in India and France. Studies of hisory at Columbia. At the end of WW II to India to complete his dissertation. For a while taught Indian economic history at University of Pennsylvania, but lost…

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THOMPSON, M. S. H.

THOMPSON, M. S. H. 1??? — 1???. British Tamil Scholar. B.A. Active in 1928/65. Worked as teacher in Tamil Nadu, then taught Tamil at S.O.A.S. Publications: “The Agastya Selection of Tamil Saivite Hymns”, BSOS 4:4, 1928, 761-768; “The Avvai of the Sangam Anthologies”, BSOAS 12:2, 1948, 399-402; “The Mahābhārata in…

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THOMAS, Calvin

THOMAS, Calvin. near Lapeer Mich. 28.10.1854 — New York City 4.11.1919. U.S. Linguist and Germanist. Graduated A.B. 1874, A.M. 1877, LL.D. 1904 – all at University of Michigan, where he was in 1879-87 Instructor in Modern Languages and gave the first course of Sanskrit in the university’s history, then repeated…

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TESSIER DE QUÉRALAY, Jean-Jacques

TESSIER DE QUÉRALAY, Jean-Jacques. Chantenay c. 1668 — Juthia 27.9.1736. French Missionary in India. Capuchin. From 1699 missionary (procureur of Société des Missions Etrangères) in Pondichéry. From 1717 Coadjutor to Vicar Apostolic of Siam (Thailand) and titulat Bishop of Rosalia, in 1723-36 Vicar Apostolic of Thailand. Publications: G. Dharampal: La religion des…

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TELEGDI, Zsigmond

TELEGDI, Zsigmond. Enyig 29.12.1909 — Budapest 5.3.1994. Hungarian Linguist. As a Jew he studied at Rabbinical seminary, but interrupted. Cand. 1952. Ph.D. 1979. Research scholar in Hungarian Academy, then Professor ast Budapest. Publications: “Une note Pehlevie (à propos de Kārnāmak I, 18)”, JA 224, 1934, 319f.; “Essai sur la phonétique…

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