THOBURN, W. L.

THOBURN, W. L. 18?? — 1???. Perhaps related to the U.S. Methodist was the missionary bishop James Mill Thoburn (1836–1922), who had worked in Lucknow and had several children. Publications: The English–Urdu Dictionary. Lucknow 1898. Sources: prabook.com on J.M.Th. No information about W.L.Th. found in Internet.

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THIMM, Carl Albert

THIMM, Carl Albert. 1856 — 1932. British, Captain of 2nd London Rifles, served in South Africa, then worked as librarian. myheritage.com has C.A.Th. born 1855 to Franz Louis Julius and Horatia Thimm, married 1881 Annie Helen, died 1932. In another part of the same C.A.Th. is born c. 1856 and married…

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THESLEFF, Arthur

THESLEFF, Arthur. Viipuri 5.3.1871 — Stockholm 17.12.1920. Finnish Botanist (Mycologist) and Gipsy Scholar. Son of Colonel Fredrik Vilhelm Th. and Olga Maria Thesleff. From 1890 studied botany at Helsinki. In the late 1890s fieldwork  among gipsies in Finland, Sweden, Russia, Hungary and Poland. In 1906 moved to Sweden and in 1906…

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THEILKUHL, Wolfgang

THEILKUHL, Wolfgang  Adolf. Hilchenbach, Westfalen 18?? — 19??. German Student of Indology. Studies at Munich as early as 1918. Ph.D. 1926 (1929) Munich. Publications: Diss. Die Yogasūtrāṇi des Patañjali mit dem Kommentar Rājamārtaṇḍa des Bhojadeva, deutsche Übersetzung von Buch 1 und 2 (mit Einleitung in die Sāṁkhya- und Yoga-Philosophie. Manuscript of 62…

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TAYLOR, John William

TAYLOR, John William. 1782? — 1824?. British Colonial Officer in India. As captain, in 1808-23 Professor of Hindustani at Fort William College. Major 181?. Married, children. Publications: Nothing found. Sources: Scanty stray notes in Internet.

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TAYLOR, Joseph Irwin

TAYLOR, Joseph Irwin. Ireland 1765/66 — 1811. British Colonial Officer in India. Born in Ireland, in an originally English Unitarian family. Went to India in 1783, advanced to Major (or Colonel?). Served in Bengal. According to 1808 title the dictionary was “originally compiled for his own private use, by Capt. Joseph…

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TANNER, Joseph Robson

TANNER, Joseph Robson. Frome, Somerset 28.7.1860 — Aldeburgh, Suffolk 16.1.1931. British Historian. Educated at Mill Hill School, London, studies at Cambridge (St.John’s College, fellow 1883). Lecturer in Indian History at Cambridge, 1885-92 for I.C.S. students. In 1895-1900 Assistant Tutor, 1900-12 Tutor and 1900-21 Tutorial Bursar at St.John’s. Married 1888 Charlotte…

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TANNER, Henry C. B.

TANNER, Henry Charles Baskerville. Tasmania 1835 — Bath ?.3.1898. British Colonial Officer in India. Grew up in Western Australia, where his parents had emigrated in the 1820s, but in 1843 the family returned to England (Wiltshire). After Addiscombe joined Indian army and left for India in 1854. Joined Bombay Staff Corps,…

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TADDEI, Maurizio

TADDEI, Maurizio. Rome 3.3.1936 — Rome 5.2.2000. Italian Art Historian and Archaeologist of South Asia. Professor in Naples. Studies at La Sapienza in Rome, graduated 1961 Under Bussagli). In 1964-74 worked in Museo Nazionale d’Arte Orientale (Rome), in 1967-77 Director of Italian Missione archeologica in Pakistan. From 1968 Professor incaricato…

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