FEIST, Samuel Sigmund

FEIST, Samuel Sigmund. Mainz 12.6.1865 — Copenhagen 23.3.1943. German IE Linguist and Pedagogue. Son of David F. and Juliana Marx. Ph.D. Director of the Reichenheim Orphanage in Berlin. In 1939 emigrated as Jew to Denmark and died there, the widow and daughters escaped to the U.S.A. Married Antonie (Toni) Rawicz,…

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FAULKNER, Alexander

FAULKNER, Alexander. 18?? — 1881?. British Civil Servant in India. He joined Bombay Civil Service in 1839 and made his career in Customs, Salt, and Opium Department, served in various positions there (1856 he was Assistant Commissioner) at least until 1874. The death of AF, member of R.A.S., was announced…

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FANTIN-DESODOARDS

FANTIN-DESODOARDS (F. des Odoards), Antoine-Étienne Nicolas. Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin 26.12.1738 — Paris 25.9.1820. French Former Clergyman, Historical Author and Revolutionary. Entered ecclesiastic career in 1750. Joined S.J., ordained priest, after the suppression of Jesuits spent some time as a refugee in Tuscany. Back in 1873 he became prior in Betteville (Normandy),…

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EWER, Walter.

EWER, Walter. 1784 — London 5.1.1863 (when 78). British Colonial Servant in India. Son of Walter E., then Governor of British Bencoolen (Bengkulu) in Sumatra. In 1803 joined Bengal Civil Service. Served in Bengal, Amboina and Delhi, finally Judge of Upper Provinces. Retired in 1840 and spent the rest of…

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ESSIGMANN, Alois

ESSIGMANN, Alois. Vienna 4.5.1878 — Vienna 3.3.1937. Austrian Author. In 1897 joined the army, but finally had to resign because of hering defect in 1908. In 1912-17 worked in Austro-Hungarian consulate in Berlin. Then worked as free journalist and author. Married Ida Therese Gesekus, one son. Publications: Sagen und Märchen…

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ENRIQUEZ, Colin Metcalfe

ENRIQUEZ, Colin Metcalfe. Fyzabad, India 3.10.1884 — Mogok, Burma 29.5.1969. British Officer. Son of Colonel Albert Dallas E. and Florence Adela Metcalfe, born in India where his father was serving. Educated in England, at King’s College and Royal Military Academy. In 1903 joined Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment in Peshawar…

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ENGER, Maximilian

ENGER, Maximilian. 18?? — 1???. German Oriental Scholar. Ph.D. 1851 Bonn. In 1852-61 PD at Bonn, also taught Sanskrit (Rabault-Feuerham 2008). Publications: Diss. and a few further studies on Arabic literature in the 1850s. Sources: Nothing except a few publications found in Internet.

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ENRIQUEZ, Colin Metcalfe

ENRIQUEZ, Colin Metcalfe. Fyzabad, India 3.10.1884 — Mogok, Burma 29.5.1969. British Officer. Son of Colonel Albert Dallas E. and Florence Adela Metcalfe, born in India where his father was serving. Educated in England, at King’s College and Royal Military Academy. In 1903 joined Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment in Peshawar…

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ENGER, Maximilian

ENGER, Maximilian. 18?? — 1???. German Oriental Scholar. Ph.D. 1851 Bonn. In 1852-61 PD at Bonn, also taught Sanskrit (Rabault-Feuerham 2008). Publications: Diss. and a few further studies on Arabic literature in the 1850s. Sources: Nothing except a few publications found in Internet.

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ELMSLIE, William Jackson

ELMSLIE, William Jackson. Aberdeen 29.6.1832 — Gujrat (now Pakistan) 18.11.1872. British Missionary Physician in India. Son of James and Barbara E. School and studies in Aberdeen (no degree), in 1862-64 medical studies at Edinburgh (M.D.). Although himself Presbyterian, in 1864 he joined Church Missionary Society. Worked summers in Kashmir and winters…

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