RÜDIGER, Johann Christian Christoph

RÜDIGER, Johann Christian Christoph. Burg near Magdeburg 9.5.1751 — 21.10.1822. German Cameralist. From 1768 studies at Halle. PD 1777 and from 1791 ao. Professor and still 1791 also ord. at Halle. Also a linguist. He was the first to realize the NIA nature of the Gipsy language in 1782. Publications: Edited:…

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SOWA, Rudolf von

SOWA, Rudolf von. Lemberg (now Lviv, Ukraina) 30.1.1853 — Brünn (Brno) 29.9.1900. Austrian (of Poland) Schoolteacher, Linguist and Gipsy Scholar. Ph.D. Gymnasium Professor of Classics at the German Gymnasium of Brünn from at least 1890 until his death. Publications: “Zur Aussprache des Westarmenischen”, 14 p. Progr. Stadtgymnasium Trübau 1882. –…

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ROZWADOWSKI, Jan Michał

ROZWADOWSKI, Jan Michał. Czarna near Tarnów 7.12.1867 — Warsaw 14.3.1935. Polish IE and Slavic Linguist and Gipsy Scholar. Professor in Cracow. Studies of classics at Cracow, graduated 1891. In 1891-95 further studies at Leipzig under Brugman and Leskien. From 1897 PD and from 1899 eo. Professor at Cracow, from 1904…

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TURNER, Ralph Lilley

TURNER, Ralph Lilley. Charlton, London (or Cambridge?) 5.10.1888 — Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire 22.4.1983. Sir (1950). British Indologist. Professor in London. Son of George S. Turner and Bertha Lilley. Learned Sanskrit at Perse School in Cambridge from —> W. H. D. Rouse, who was its Headmaster. Studied classical and Oriental languages at…

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PRINCE, John Dyneley

PRINCE, John Dyneley. New York 17.4.1868 — New York 10.10.1945. U.S. Assyriologist, Slavist and Gipsy Scholar. Professor in New York. Son of John Dyneley Pr. and Anna Maria Morris. A.B. 1888 Columbia University. In 1888-89 participated in the University of Pennsylvania expedition to Babylonia, in 1889-90 further studies in Berlin.…

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POTT, August Friedrich

POTT, August Friedrich. Nettelrede (now Nesselröden) near Hannover 14.11.1802 (or 14.9.) — Halle 5/6.7.1887. German IE Scholar. Professor in Halle. Son of a minister, he lost early his father and at nine also his mother. Grown in a minister’s home he attended lyceum in Hannover. In 1821-25 he studied at…

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BARANNIKOV, Aleksej Petrovič

BARANNIKOV, Aleksej Petrovič. Zolotonoša, Poltavskaja obl. 25.2. (9.3.)1890 — 4.9.1952. Russian (Ukrainian) Indologist. Son of a worker, graduated 1914 from Kiev University (learned Sanskrit from Knauer). In 1916-17 taught at Pedagocical Academy, 1919-20 at Pedagocical In­stitute in Samara, 1920 at Saratov University. In 1921-36 Teacher at St.Peters­burg / Lenin­grad Inst.…

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ASCOLI, Graziadio Isaia

ASCOLI, Graziadio Isaia. Gorizia 16.7.1829 — Milano 21.1.1907. Italian (Jewish) Linguist. Professor in Milano. Born in a rich Jewish merchant family in Gorizia (Görz) as the son of Leone Flaminio A. (died early) and Elena Norsa. Never went to school, but was tutored by the famous Hebrew scholar S. D. Luzzato…

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AICHELE, Walter

AICHELE, Walter Gustav Paul. Höhefeld 27.1.1889 — 1.5.1971. German Indonesian and Gipsy Scholar. Ph.D. 1915 Heidelberg, later Indonesian studies under Otto Dempwolff at Hamburg. PD 1946 Hamburg, from 1949-54 apl. Professor and from 1969 ord. of Indonesian languages there. Publications: With M. Block: Zigeunermärchen. 19+344 p. Die Märchen der Weltliteratur.…

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