KÓS, Péter

KÓS, Péter (born Leo Raab, from 1939 Lev Konduktorov). Moscow 15.8.1921 — 1994. Hungarian Chemist, Diplomat and Communist Activist. Graduated as chemical engineer. From 1949 in Hungarian Foreign Ministry, 1954-56 Ambassador in New Delhi, then in Washington. In October 1956 dismissed as Soviet citizen and agent, but reinstated in November. In…

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KÖLVER, Bernhard

KÖLVER, Bernhard. Ründeroth near Köln 2.4.1938 — Leipzig 27.11.2001. German Indologist. Professor in Köln, Kiel and Leipzig. Son of a gymnasium teacher, who Participated in WW II and died soon after his return from captivity. Educated in Wertheim, Gummersbach und Fort Myers (Florida). From 1956 studies linguistics, Anglistics, Germanistics and…

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KEARNS, James Fleming

KEARNS, James Fleming. Ireland 1825 — Tanjore 1877. Rev. British Missionary in India. In 1849 to India as lay missionary, ordained priest 1856. Worked 1856-73 for the Society for Propagation of the Gospel at Puthiamputhur, Tinnevelly, then in charge of Tanjore mission. Publications: Tribes of South India; a sketch of their…

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KAL’JANOV, Vladimir Ivanovič

KAL’JANOV, Vladimir Ivanovič. v Manguše (village) Mariupol’skogo uezda Ekaterinoslavskoj gub. (Peršotravnevoe village Donskoj obl.) 21.7.(3.8.)1908 — St.Petersburg 17.3.2001. Russian Indologist. Son of a worker. Graduated 1932 from Leningrad Institut istorii, filologii i lingvistiki, student of Ščerbackoj and Barannikov. Kand. filol. nauk 1941. In 1935-37 naučnyj sotrudnik at NIANKP (?), from…

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JUNGMANN, Josef

JUNGMANN, Josef  Jakub. Hudlice, Beroun district, Bohemia 16.7.1773 — Prague 14.11.1847. Czech Linguist and Poet, one of the Leaders of Czech National Revival. Son of a German father and Czech mother, brother of —> A. J. Jungmann. After school in Prague studied from 1795 literature and from 1799 law at…

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JUNGBLUT, Leonhard J.

JUNGBLUT, Leonhard J. 1906 — Bombay 1979. Rev. Father, S.V.D. Dutch Catholic Missionary in India. As a young man in the 1930s member of Indore mission, worked on Bhils. Anthropological fieldwork in 1938-39. Publications: A Short Bhili Grammar of Jhabua State and Adjoining Territories. 92 p. Mhow 1938 (meant for missionaries).…

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JELLINGHAUS, Theodor

JELLINGHAUS, Theodor. Šlissel’burg (Schlüsselburg) near St.Petersburg 21.6.1841 — Berlin 4.10.1913. German Missionary in India. Born in Russia, son of a Pietist Minister. After theology studies missionary of Gossner Mission in Chota Nagpur, India 1866-70. Then minister in Rädnitz and from 1881 in Gütergotz near Potsdam. He was one of the…

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JAMES, Walter Knight

JAMES, Walter Knight. Radford, Nottinghamshire ?.10.1853 — 1???. British Teacher in Sri Lanka. Son of Walter Redhead James and Clara Ann Fisher. In Sri Lanka. Principal of the Normal College, Colombo (1881). Married 1881 Julia Ann Robottom (d. 1889), two sons and one daughter. Publications: A First Book of Botany for…

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IGGLEDEN, R. E. W.

IGGLEDEN, Robert E. W. 11.6.1913 — 21.3.1981. British Bauddha. After WW II pupil of Sayadaw U Thittila until 1952 (when Sayadaw returned to Burma). Specialist of Abhidhamma and Secretary of the P.T.S. until 1976. Married Claudine, who wrote a life of Thittila in 1996. Publications: Assisted Sayadaw in his English translation of the…

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HUTCHINSON, J. Robert

HUTCHINSON, J. Robert. 18?? — 1???. Rev. Canadian Baptist Missionary in India. Perhaps from Nova Scotia. From 1881 worked in Chicacole (Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh). In 1887 returned to Canada, but came back and was there in 1890. Active 1898. Married Publications: “Revised List of Antiquities in the Chicacole Taluq”, MJLS30, 1887-88, 152-159 (Srikakulam…

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