MORISY, John

MORISY, John. 1??? — 1???. Unidentified. On title pages he is simply called Mr. One JM was born in Bohonuya Callan, Kilkenny in 1826. Probably another was physician in Dublin 1845. Our JM writes 1866 that he had studied Hindustani many years. Publications: “Inquiry into the Existence of a pure Passive…

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MARSDEN, Edmund

MARSDEN, Edmund. 18?? — 19??. British author of textbooks, some of which were also translated into Hindī, Tamil and other languages. In 1893 he belonged to Madras Department of Public. Instruction, and was official Reader in Persian to the government, in 1903-07 agent of Macmillan publishers in India, retired. One…

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MANUEL, Thomas Philip

MANUEL, Thomas Philip. 1??? — 1???. A person who seems to defy all attempt of identification. The short preface to his 1860 book is signed at Hooghly College. One Th.Ph.M., aged 31, died 23.12.1867. He is said to have been regular contributor to the Bengal Catholic Herald. Publications: The Khirud-Ufroz. Translated from the…

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MACFIE, John Mandeville

MACFIE, John Mandeville. 30.12.1871 — 19??. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. Studies at Glasgow, M.A. 1891. From 1894 Presbyterian missionary in Rajputana. Not to be confused with Major-General J.M.M. (1891–1985). Publications: The Mahābhārata: A Summary. 265 p. Madras 1921; The laws of Manu; a summary in English. 4+131 p. Madras 1921; The…

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LOWE, John Robert Alexander Shakespear

LOWE, John Robert Alexander Shakespear. Calcutta 19.2.1825 — Middlesex 15.1.11906. British Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel (1872). Son of John L. and Harriet Shakespear. In 1865 he was Deputy Assistant Commissary in Benares, but no further details about his career are found. Married 1848 Eliza Price Hobday, two daughters and one son. Publications: The Rājnīti;…

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KLEMM, Erika

KLEMM, Erika. 1936 — 1993. German (East) Indologist (Hindi Scholar). Studies at Leipzig. Worked in VEB Verlag in Leipzig and in the 1960s collaborated with Nespital. Possibly she is EK who knew Uwe Johnson and was apparently married with the musicologist Eberhard Klemm (1929–1991), of Leipzig. Publications: Wörterbuch Hindi-Deutsch. Lp. 1971; 2nd…

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Kempson, Simon Matthews Edwin

KEMPSON, Simon Matthews Edwin. Castle Bromwich, Birmingham 3.5.1831 — 20.6.1892. British Teacher in India. Son of the vicar of Castle Bromwich, educated at Cheltenham College. Studies at Cambridge, Gonville and Caius College. After graduation to India. From 1858 Headmaster of Government College in Bareilly, the Inspector of Schools in Agra. In…

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AULOVA (Sandova), Rena Aronovna

AULOVA (Sandova), Rena Aronovna. Samarkand 30.1.1927 — Tashkent 1997. Uzbekistanian Hindi Teacher. Daughter of an official. Graduated 1949 Taškent. Kand. ped. nauk 1973. Docent 1979, teaching at Dept. of Indian Philology, Oriental Faculty, Taškent. Publications: kand.diss. (publ.) Učebnik jazyka hindi. 252 p. Taškent 1969. – Posobne po domašn. čteniju dlja…

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ARENSKIJ, Pavel Antonovič

ARENSKIJ, Pavel Antonovič. Livny, Orlov gub. 1887 — 25.12.1941. Russian Indologist (Hindi Scholar). Son of a composer, A.S.A. Living in Moscow, after revolution joined the Red Army and worked in visual agitation in Smolensk. From 1921 at Oriental Institute in Moscow, from 1922 nayčnyj sotrudnik, 1923-25 teaching Hindustani. He was…

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SMITH, Ray Caldwell

SMITH, Ray Caldwell. 20.7.1872 — 193?. Rev. U.S. Presbyterian Missionary in India. Studies at San Francisco Theological Seminary. Soon after marriage to India. In 1914 in Fatehpur. At Landour Language School in Mussoorie. Living 1938. Married 1900 Huetta Jean Trumbull, children. Publications: with S. Weightman: Introductory Hindi course. 516 p.…

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