DIMOCK, Edward C., Jr.

DIMOCK, Edward Cameron, Jr. Roslindale, Boston 18.3.1929 — Centerville, Barnstable, MA 11.1.2001. U.S. Indologist, specialist of Bengali. Professor in Chicago. Educated at Roxbury, studies at Yale (B.A. 1950) and Harvard (S.T.B. 1953), ordained priest 1954. First studied architecture. Further S.T.M. 1954, Ph.D. 1959 Harvard (Ingalls). Taught at University of Chicago: 1959-61…

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CORNYN, William S.

CORNYN, William Stewart. Vancouver 16.7.1906 — 15.3.1971. Canadian Burmese and Russian Scholar in the U.S.A. In 1922 moved to Los Angeles, worked as stock clerk, hall boy, and bookkeeper, 1924-28 insurance clerk in San Francisco. Studies at U.C.L.A., B.A. 1940, then at Yale, A.M. 1942, Ph.D. 1944. In WW II…

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COATS (Coates), Thomas

COATS (Coates), Thomas. 17?? — 18??. British Physician in India. He spent many years in Poona (Pune) as surgeon in Peshva’s time. Campaigned against orthodox opposition on behalf of the small pox vaccination. Publications: A pamphlett in Marathi defending vaccination. 1813. – “Notes respecting the Trial by Panchayat, and the Administration of…

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CHENEVIX TRENCH, Charles Godfrey

CHENEVIX TRENCH, Charles Godfrey. 30.12.1877 — 1.9.1964. British (Irish) Civil Servant in India. Son of Colonel Charles Chenevix Tr. and Emily Lefroy. Educated at Loretto School, East Lothian. Studies at Oxford (Lincoln College, B.A.). Served in I.C.S., finally Settlement Commissioner, Mewar State. C.I.E. 1931. Married 1910 Margaret May Blakesley, four…

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CANEDO GRILLE, José

CANEDO GRILLE, José. Tordoia, Galicia 22.2.1902 — Lens 29.12.1945. Spanish Linguist. Studies at seminary of Santiago de Compostela and at University of Granada, then 7 years IE, Indology and classics at Berlin. In the Spanish civil war he took Franco’s side. From 1943 taught Spanish at Heidelberg University. Publications: Zur Wort- und…

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CAMPBELL, John

CAMPBELL, John. 18?? — 1???. British. In 1866-88 (unpaid) Professor of Bengali at King’s College, London. Publications: Nothing found. Sources: With such a common name he is very hard to trace.

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BUSCHMANN, Eduard

BUSCHMANN,  Johann Carl Eduard. Magdeburg 14.2.1805 — Berlin 21.4.1880. German Linguist. Son of a craftsman. After school in Magdeburg studies of Arabic, Persian and especially Sanskrit at Berlin (Bopp), then at Göttingen, but never completed Ph.D. Later turned to Malayo-Polynesian and American languages. As tutor in Mexico 1826-28 he learned Nahuatl…

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BUGAULT, Guy

BUGAULT, Guy. St.Coulomb, Bretagne 17.7.1917 — 27.10.2002. French Indologist. Student of Lacombe. Taught at Université de Paris-X-Nanterre, then Professor of Indian and Comparative Philosophy at Paris IV (Sorbonne), retired. Specialist of Indian philosophy, especially Buddhist. Publications: Diss. Le Vijnānavāda selon Paramārtha, d’après la trad. commentée et annotée de trois textes:…

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BUCK, Stuart H.

BUCK, Stuart Henry. Attleboro, MA 11.2.1911/21 (?) — Lynchburg, VA 7.4.1997 (or 28.3.). U.S. Tibetologist and Mongolist. Son of Frederic Holden Buck and Florence Hacket. Graduated from Harvard (A.B. 1933). Probably at Catholic University of America, Washington DC. Served 35 years in National Security Agency as Intelligence Analyst, retired 1980.…

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BRODIE, Alexander Oswald

BRODIE, Alexander Oswald. 1817? — Edinburgh 5/6.11.1874, when 57. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in Sri Lanka. Son of Colonel James Br., of Madras Army. From 1845 in Ceylon rising to Assistant Agent at Matale, in 1853 returned to the U.K., got married and resigned from service in 1855, moving to…

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