BARBOUR, Philip Lemont.

BARBOUR, Philip Lemont. Louisville, Kentucky 21.12.1898 — Petersburg, Virginia 21.12.1980. U.S. Linguist, Historian and Radio Broadcaster. Son of Philip Foster B., a physician, and Jessie A. Lemont. In 1910 moved with his divorced mother ans sisters to New York. Studies of history and languages at Columbia and Cornell Universities, but…

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BAIN, Francis William

BAIN, Francis William. 1863 — 1940. U.S. author who lived long time in India and presented his own writings as translations of Indian texts. For Indology they have of course no value. An impostor like he has no right to be included here. But as I remember, how I wondered…

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AULOVA (Sandova), Rena Aronovna

AULOVA (Sandova), Rena Aronovna. Samarkand 30.1.1927 — Tashkent 1997. Uzbekistanian Hindi Teacher. Daughter of an official. Graduated 1949 Taškent. Kand. ped. nauk 1973. Docent 1979, teaching at Dept. of Indian Philology, Oriental Faculty, Taškent. Publications: kand.diss. (publ.) Učebnik jazyka hindi. 252 p. Taškent 1969. – Posobne po domašn. čteniju dlja…

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ASTI VERA, Armando

ASTI VERA, Armando. Buenos Aires 25.6.1914 — Ibid. 3.2.1972. Argentinian scholar of Religion. Ph.D. Founder (in the late 1960s) and director of the Centro de Estudios de Religiones y Filosofías del Oriente in the Departe­mento de Filosofía y Letras of the Universidad de Buenos Aires. Started in 1970 teaching Sanskrit…

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ARENSKIJ, Pavel Antonovič

ARENSKIJ, Pavel Antonovič. Livny, Orlov gub. 1887 — 25.12.1941. Russian Indologist (Hindi Scholar). Son of a composer, A.S.A. Living in Moscow, after revolution joined the Red Army and worked in visual agitation in Smolensk. From 1921 at Oriental Institute in Moscow, from 1922 nayčnyj sotrudnik, 1923-25 teaching Hindustani. He was…

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ANTONESCU, Teohari

ANTONESCU, Teohari. Bucureşti 1.9.1866 — Iaşi 11.1.1910. Romanian Historian and Classical Scholar interested in Indology. Son of Petru A. Student of Al. Obolescu, further studies in Paris (diplom of É.P.H.É. 1892, with a study on Greek vase painting), Heidelberg and Berlin. Returned in Romania in 1894, he first taught Greek…

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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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WRIGHT, Joseph

WRIGHT, Joseph. Idle near Bradford, Yorkshire31.10.1855 — 27.2.1930. British Linguist. Son of Dufton Wright, a woollen cloth weaver and quarryman, and Sarah Ann Atkinson. Working from childhood he started night-school in late teens, concebtraing on languages, and in 1876 went with his modest savings to Heidelberg University. Back in Yorkshire…

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WRIGHT, Henry Nelson

WRIGHT, Henry Nelson. 1870 — 1941. British Civl, Servant and Numismatician In India. His coin collection is now divided between British and Delhi Museums. Publications: Catalogue of the Coins in the Indian Museum, Calcutta. 2. Coins of Sultans of Delhi and other contemporary Moslem rulers. Oxford 1907; 3. Coins of…

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WLISLOCKI, Heinrich Adalbert von

WLISLOCKI, Heinrich Adalbert von. Kronstadt (now Braşov) 9.7.1856 — Klosdorf bei Kleinkopisch (now Şona in Translivania) 19.2.1907. Austrian Gypsy Scholar. His father was Polish and mother German of Transilvania. In 1875-79 studied at Klausenburg (Cluj-Napoca). Ph.D. 1879. Worked as tutor,in 1883-90 in Mühlbach (Sebeş), but also eagerly collected gypsy material.…

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