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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SMÉKAL, Odolen

SMÉKAL, Odolen. Olomouc 18.8.1928 — Prague 17.6.1998. Czech Indologist (Hindi Scholar). Son of Vaclav Martin Smékal and Anežka Smičková. Studies at Charles University in Prague. Ph.D. in Hindi. Apparently taught Hindi at Charles University. Married with Helena Cassinelli, children. Publications: A Hindi grammar and textbooks in Czech and English, several…

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SCHELLER, Meinrad

SCHELLER, Meinrad. Zürich 17.5.1921 — 24.4.1991. Swiss Sanskrit and IE Scholar. Professor in Zürich. Studies at Zürich under M. Leumann, Pokorny and Risch, also in Paris. Ph.D. PD 1956 Zürich. From 1963 ao. Professor at Fribourg, in 1968-75 ord. Professor at Munich and from 1975 ord. Professor für allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft…

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MILTNER, Vladimír

MILTNER, Vladimír. Plzeň 6.7.1933 — Mathura 13.1.1997. Czech Indologist (Sanskrit and Hindi Scholar). Studies in Prague and Paris. Ph.D. Worked as research scholar of the Czech Academy, with a long break from the early 1970s to the beginning of the 1990s. Publications: Early Hindi Morphology and Syntax. 67 p. Dissert.…

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MEILE, Pierre

MEILE, Pierre. Asnières near Paris 1911 — Saint-Georges-de-Didonne 31.7.1963. French Indologist (Tamil Scholar). Born near Paris he became one of the last students of S. Lévi, also studied under Foucher, Bloch, Vendryes, Meillet, and Benveniste. Agrégé de grammaire 1935. In 1936-39 further studies in India, mainly at Santiniketan and Allahabad…

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LANG, Emmanuel

LANG, Emmanuel. 1878? — 1911 (when 33). French (?) Indologist. Studies of Sanskrit and Hindi at É.L.O.V. in Paris, and social and economic sciences in London and Berlin. Died prematurely so that his only work was published posthumously. Publications: ed. & transl. “La mahajjātakamālā”, JA 10:19, 1912, 511-550. Sources: Brief…

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SCHOLBERG, Henry Caesar

SCHOLBERG, Henry Caesar. Rushford, Minnesota 11.10.1879 — Daytona Beach, Florida 2.10.1969. U.S. Methodist Missionary and Hindi Scholar. Born in a modest family of Norwegian immigrants, studies at Hamline University in St.Paul. Arrived with his wife at India in 1906, first stationed in Bombay, then in Narsinghpur (Central Provinces), and after…

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SCHUBRING, Walter

SCHUBRING, Julius Hermann Walther (Walter). Lübeck 10.12.1881 — Hamburg 13.4.1969. German Indologist. Professor in Hamburg. Son of Julius S., a classical scholar and the director of Realgymnasium Katharineum in Lübeck, and Anna Nagel, learnt classical languages at home and Sanskrit as a schoolboy. Matriculated in 1900 from Katharineum and began…

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STASIAK, Stefan

STASIAK, Stefan. Warsaw 22.2.1884 — London 9.2.1962. Polish Indologist. Professor in Lwów. Studies of Philosophy, then of Indology at Vienna (under L. von Schroeder), Munich (Simon), Zürich (Kaegi) and Paris. Ph.D. with a dissertation on the unicorn legend. Worked in St.Petersburg reading proofs of the Bibliotheca Buddhica, studied Buddhist manuscripts…

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SUNESON, Carl

SUNESON, Carl. Stockholm 18.10.1941 — Stockholm 2.1.1995. Swedish Indologist. Grew up in Stockholm. From 1960 studies of Indology under Lienhard at Stockholm University, in 1965-66 under V. Raghavan in Madras. Cand.phil. 1964, Lic.phil. 1966 Stockholm. Became blind in the late 1970s, because of severe diabetes, caught as teenager, definitely from…

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