KILLINGLEY, Siew-Yue

KILLINGLEY, Siew-Yue (née Leong Siew-Yue). Kuala Lumpur 17.12.1940 — 8.6.2004. Malaysian Chinese Linguist and Author in the U.K. Born in a Cantonese speaking family. M.A. University of Malaya, then teacher of English. Married in 1935 with Indologist Dermot Hastings Killingley (b. 1935), moved to U.K. in 1968. Ph.D. S.O.A.S. From 1970 in…

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JAMESON, Michael H.

JAMESON, Michael H. London 15.10.1924 — Stanford 18.8.2004. U.S. Classical Scholar. Born in London where his parents, Raymond D. J. and Rose Perel J. were visiting from Peking, where his father was Professor of Western Literature. Grew up in Peking and London. A.B. 1942 University of Chicago in Greek. In…

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HOENS, Dirk Jan

HOENS, Dirk Jan. Oldenzaal 11.8.1920 — 23.2.2003. Dutch scholar of Comparative Religion. Professor in Utrecht. After gymnasium in Leiden and the Hague, from 1939 studies of Indology at Utrecht under Gonda, first interested in language, soon in religion. As his main subject he studied theology, and after his doctorate concentrated…

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HOENIGSWALD, Henry M.

HOENIGSWALD, Henry Max (born Heinrich Max Franz Hönigswald). Breslau 17.4.1915 — Haverford PA 16.6.2003. U.S. (German-born) Linguist (IE and Hindi). Professor in Philadelphia. Studied comparative linguistics at Munich, Zürich, Padua, and Florence. He was forced to leave German because of his Jewish grandparents. Ph.D. 1936 Florence. In 1936-38 at Institute…

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HEIDRICH, Joachim

HEIDRICH, Joachim. 13.7.1930 (or 1932?) — 8.7.2004. German (East) Scholar of Modern India. Studied Indology and Ethnology. Ph.D. 1958. In 1973-81 in G.D.R. diplomatic service In New Delhi and Calcutta. In 1981-89 at Zentralinstitut für Geschichte in Berlin, then at Forschungsschwerpunkt Moderner Orient, emeritus 1995. Married Petra Heidrich (1940–2006). Publications: With…

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HART, Gillian (Jill) R.

HART, Gillian (Jill) R. Eastbourne, Sussex 11.8.1934 — 8.2.2004. British Indo-European Linguist. Daughter of farmer Alexander and Catherine Hart. After school in Reading briefly studies at local university, then from 1954 at Oxford (mainly Classics, also Sanskrit under Burrow). M.A. B.phil. In 1960-69 Lecturer in Classics at University College of…

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HARMATTA, János

HARMATTA, János. Hódmezővásárhely, komitat Csongrád 2.10.1917 — Buda­pest 24.7.2004. Hungarian Indo-Iranian Scholar. From 1935 studies of classical, IE and Iranian philology and Indology at Budapest, Ph.D. 1940 in Greek. From 1947 Docent of Greek at Budapest, from 1952 Professor of IE Linguistics (with Indo-Iranian studies) ibid. In 1988 emeritus, but…

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HARLE, James (Jim) C.

HARLE, James (Jim) Coffin. Santa Monica, Calif. 5.4.1920 — 27.6.2004. U.S. Art Historian in the U.K. Son of James Wyly H. and Elfrieda Frances Baumann. Educated at St George’s School in Newport, RI and at Princeton (B.A. 1942). In 1942-46 in war service in U.S.N.R., Aviation Branch, retired as Lieutenant.…

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HARDY, Friedhelm E

HARDY, Friedhelm Ernst. Köln 1943 — Reading 4.8.2004. German Indologist and Scholar of Indian Religion in the U.K. Started studies of Indology at Münster (under Hacker) and Heidelberg. In 1966 came to the U.K. and continued his studies under Burrow at Oxford. Ph.D. 197? Oxford. In the early 1980s Lecturer…

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HAGER, Berthold

HAGER, Berthold. Kippenheim, Baden 1915 — ?.7.2003. German Student of Indology. Son of Rev. Georg Hager. From 1933 studied at Tübingen, first law, soon Sanskrit. Ph.D. Tübingen 1938. Served in WW 2, then war prisoner. Resumed studies, now French and English, in 1949 graduated as teacher. Worked as teacher in…

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