ZUBATÝ, Joseph

ZUBATÝ, Joseph. Prague 20.4.1851 — Prague 21.3.1931. Czechoslovakian Indologist and Slavic Scholar. Professor in Prague. Studied classical philology, Sanskrit and Comparative Linguistics at Prague (under Ludwig). PD 1885 Prague, in the Czech branch of the University. Soon succeeded Vaníček as Professor of Sanskrit and comparative IE there. After his retirement…

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ZUPITZA, Ernst

ZUPITZA, Ernst. 1874? — ?.10.1917 (when 43). German IE Scholar. Professor (?) in Greifswald. Ph.D. 1896 Berlin. PD 1900 Greifswald. In 1901-17 in charge of teaching of IE linguistics at Greifswald (after Zimmer went to Berlin). He was mainly an IE and Germanic linguist, not primarily interested in Sanskrit. Publications:…

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ŽUKOVSKIJ, Vasilij Andreevič

ŽUKOVSKIJ, Vasilij Andreevič. 1783 — 1852. Russian poet. He was enthusiast about India in the spirit of Romanticism, but knew not languages. Made his free rendering of Nala from Rückert’s German version. Publications: Nal i Damajanti. 1843. Sources: *Ch. Hyart, “Le poème Nal i Damajanti de V. A. Žukovskij et l’original…

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ZOGRAF, Georgij Aleksandrovič

ZOGRAF, Georgij Aleksandrovič. Leningrad 15.4.1928 — 26.4.1993. Russian Indologist (Hindi-Urdu). Son of A.N.Z. (1889–1942), an ancient historian. As an adolescent he managed through the siege of Leningrad (that killed his father). He graduated 1951 at Leningrad, as student of Beskrovnyj. Kand. filol. nauk 1954, Dr. filol. nauk 1978. From 1954…

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ZIMMERMANN, Robert

ZIMMERMANN, Robert. S.J. Döttingen, Aargau 24.10.1874 — Feldkirch, Austria 8.2.1931. S.J. Swiss Indologist, Missionary, and Catholic Priest in India. Brother of Otto Z. (1873–1932), a Jesuit and religious author. Himself joined S.J. in 1???. Studied Indology at Berlin. Ph.D. 1913 Berlin. Professor of Sanskrit at St.Xavier College of Bombay University.…

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ZIMMERMANN, Karl-Heinz

ZIMMERMANN, Karl-Heinz. Basel 7.2.1929 — Basel 11.3.1986. Swiss Indo-Tibetologist. Professor in Lausanne. In 1954-81 worked as piano teacher. From 1958 studies of Indology, Buddhism and Tibetology at Basel, Zürich and Freiburg i.Br. Ph.D. 1967. In 1971-79 taught as Lehrbeauftr. at Zürich. From 1977 ao. Professor and from 1981 ord. of…

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ZIMMERMANN, Friedrich (Subhadra Bhiksu)

ZIMMERMANN, Friedrich (Subhadra Bhiksu). 1851 — 30.6.1917. German Bauddha. Studied mathematics and became an engineer. Became interested in Buddhism through Schopenhauer; he studied some Pāli, but was mainly influenced by Neumann’s Majjhimanikāya. Together with Seidenstücker, he founded in 1911 the German branch of the Mahabodhi Society and was its first…

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ZIMMER, Heinrich Friedrich

ZIMMER, Heinrich. Greifswald 6.12.1890 — New Rochelle, N.Y. 20.3.1943. German Indologist in the U.S.A. Professor in Heidelberg and New York. Son of —> Heinrich Z. the elder. Matriculated in Berlin in 1909, then studied Indology under Lüders at Berlin. Ph.D. 1914 Berlin. He was taken to the army in the…

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ZIESENISS, Wilhelm Alexander

ZIESENISS, Wilhelm Alexander. Börnsen bei Lauenburg 11.3.1899 — Breslau 11.4.1945. German Indologist and South-East Asian (Malay and Javanese) Scholar. Son of a merchant, mother from Scotland. Matriculated in 1917 from Hansaschule in Bergedorf. Studied at Heidelberg Arabic (Bezold) and Sanskrit (Liebich), a brief period at Freiburg (Leumann) and then at…

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ZIEGLER, F.

ZIEGLER, F. 18?? — 19??. German Missionary? Publications: English-Kannada Dictionary. 6th rev. and considerably enl. ed. by C. Watsa. 614 p. Mangalore 1929; A practical key to the Kannada language. 6th ed. 108 p.

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