UHTOMSKIJ, Esper Esperovič,

UHTOMSKIJ, Esper Esperovič, Prince. Oranienbaum (now Lomonosov) 26.8.1861 — Detskoe Selo 26.11.1921. Russian Scholar, Collector, Traveller, Political Thinker, Entrepreneur and Publisher. Son of Esper Alekseevič U., a naval officer. Studies of philosophy and Slavonic at St.Petersburg, graduated 1884. Entered the Ministry of Interior Department of Foreign Creeds, now studied Buddhism…

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UHLIK, Rade

UHLIK, Rade. Sarajevo 1.2.1899 — Sarajevo 12.6.1991. Yugoslavian Linguist and Gipsy Scholar. Studied Germanistics at Belgrad. Later custos in Bosnia-Hercegovina Museum in Sarajevo. Publications: Romane glilja. Prijedor 1937 (Gipsy Songs); O Devlikano Ramope e Sumnale. Beograd 1938 (The Bible in the Gipsy language); Ciganska poezija. Sarajevo 1957; Ciganske priče. Sarajevo…

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URAY, Géza

URAY, Géza. Budapest 16.8.1921 — 17.7.1991. Hungarian Tibetan Scholar. Professor in Budapest. Reluctantly following his father’s wish he enrolled the Military Academy in 1939, but in 1940 moved to university. First studied law, from 1942 Tibetan under Ligeti. In 1944 forced to take military service. In 1947 continued his studies.…

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UPHAM, Edward

UPHAM, Edward. Exeter 1776 — Bath 25.8.1834. British Bookdealer and Orientalist. Born in Exeter, where his father Charles U. was later the mayor (1796). Himself worked as bookseller in Exeter, in 1807 became its sheriff and 1809 mayor. After retirement lived in Dawlish (Devon) and Bath. Married 1801 Maru Hoblyn.…

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UNKRIG, Wilhelm Alexander

UNKRIG, Wilhelm Alexander. Köslin, Pomerania (now Koszalin in Poland) 1883 — Traisa near Darmstadt 24.6.1965. German Mongolian and Lamaist Scholar. From 1908 he was trained for missionary work among the Mongols at Religious Academy in Kazan and in 1912 became Russian Orthodox priest. The World War I stopped his plans…

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UHLIG, Helmut

UHLIG, Helmut. Chemnitz 18.5.1922 — Berlin 24.2.1997. German Teacher and Author interested in Buddhist Studies. Studies of philosophy, art history and literature at Vienna. After the war moved to Berlin. Worked as journalist and taught six years at Volkshochschule, then Director of Volkshochschule & Kunstamt Tempelhof in Berlin. Arranging exhibitions…

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UHLENBECK, Christianus Cornelius

UHLENBECK, Christianus Cornelius. Voorburg 18.10.1866 — Lugano, Switzerland 12.8.1951 (or 1959?). Dutch Linguist and IE Scholar. Professor in Leiden. Studied Dutch Literature at Leiden, apparently also Sanskrit under Kern. Ph.D. 1888 Leiden. In 1890 archival studies in Russia. In 1892-99 ao. Professor (buiteng. hooglerar) of Sanskrit at Amsterdam. In 1899-1926…

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UHLE, Heinrich

UHLE, Heinrich. 1842 — 19??. German Indologist. Schoolteacher in Dresden. Studies at Leipzig, i.al. Indology under Brockhaus. Ph.D. Taught at Gymnasium zum heiligen Kreuz in Dresden (1877/1905). Retired, still living in 1918. Prompted by Brock­haus, started the study of the Vetālapañcaviṁśatika. Publications: “Eine sanskritische Parallele zu einer Erzählung in Galanos’…

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