CHRISTOPHER, Willmott

CHRISTOPHER, Willmott. 1??? — Multan, buried 9.10.1848. British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant, in 1834-35 participated the British Admiralty Survey of the Maldives, with A. Young remained in there, when the ship returned and spent several weeks in Male. Beside other notes he collected the vocabulary which he then sent…

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GEIGER, Wilhelm

GEIGER, Wilhelm Ludwig. Nürnberg 21.7.1856 — Neubiberg near Munich 2.9. 1943. German Iranian Scholar and Indologist. Professor in Erlangen and Munich. Husband of —> M. Geiger. Son of Johannes Leonhard G., a Lutheran minister, and Emma Paur. Studied classical philology and Oriental languages at Berlin, Bonn and Erlangen (under Spiegel).…

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