BRAY, Denys de Saumarez

BRAY, Denys de Saumarez. Aberdeen 29.11.1875 — Winchester 19.11.1951. British Civil Servant in India, a Scholar of Baluchistan and its Languages (Brahui). Son of Rev. Thomas William Bray and Rachel Le Mesurier. Educated at the Realgymnasium in Stuttgart and Blundell’s School in Tiverton, then at the Balliol College, Oxford. In 1898…

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BORK, Ferdinand A.

BORK, Ferdinand A. Forsthaus bei Königsbruch, Kr. Tuchel, Westpreussen (now in Poland) 26.11.1871 — Benhausen 28.2.1962. German Scholar of Ancient Near East, also interested in Indo-Iranian. Parents forester Ferdinand Bork and Ottilie Zimmermann. Gymnasium in Marienburg (West Prussia), matriculated 1892. Studies ofgeography and languages at Königsberg, until 1896. Teacher in…

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