GRJUNBERG-CVETINOVIČ, Aleksandr Leonovič

GRJUNBERG-CVETINOVIČ, Aleksandr Leonovič. Leningrad 1.3.1930 — St.Petersburg 3.3.1995. Russian Iranian Scholar, specialist of Pamir languages. Son of Leon Grjunberg (d. 1938), a publisher, and Nina Alekseevna Cvetinovič-Grjunberg. Graduated 1952 from Leningrad Uni­ver­sity. Kand. filol. nauk 1963, Dr. 1974. From 1957 naučnyj sotrudnik at Inst. jazykozn. of Leningrad otdel’ of Academy…

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EDELBERG, Lennart

EDELBERG, Johan Lorentz Lennart Fraas. Copenhagen 19.5.1915 — Ribe 11.11.1981. Danish Biologist and Ethnologist, Specialist of Nuristan (Afghanistan). Son of chief engineer (overingeniør) Johannes Ferdinand E. (1870-1949) and Johanne Fraas (1877-1951). Studied briefly theology, but then made cand.mag 1943 in natural history and geography. Worked as schoolteacher. In 1947-49 participated…

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DAVIDSON, John

DAVIDSON, John. India 28.8.1845 — Menton, France (?) 9.9.1917. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of the physician Alexander D. and Mary Anne Blundell. Educated at Winchester College, joined the army in 1863 and the Punjab Cavalry in 1866. From 1875 assistant adjutant-general in Pañjab Frontier Force. Served in the Jowaki-Afridi…

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BAILEY, Thomas Grahame

BAILEY, Thomas Grahame. Ambala 8.9.1872 — Edinburgh 5.4.1942. Rev. British (Scottish) Priest and Indologist, a Specialist of Urdu and North-West Indian Languages. Son of Wellesley Cosby B. and Alice Hargraves, sent to school in Edinburgh. M.A. and B.D., ordained. In 1895-1920 missionary of the Church of Scotland in Wazirabad in…

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