RICE, Edward Peter

RICE, Edward Peter. 1846? — 1936. British Missionary and Scholar of Kannaḍa, in India. The youngest son of —> Benjamin Holt Rice. B.A. Joined London Missionary Society and worked 43 years in India, first in Bangalore from 1873 (when his father was still active there). Retired in 1915 and settled…

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RICE, Benjamin Lewis

RICE, Benjamin Lewis. Bangalore 17.7.1837 — 10.7.1927. British Schoolteacher, Historian and Indologist in India. Born in South India, where his father, —> Benjamin Holt Rice, was working as missionary. Educated at home, then sent to school in England. After having worked a while in business in London he came in…

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REEVE, William

REEVE, William. 1794 — Bristol 1850. British Missionary in India. Born in Northern England. Ordained 1816, married and left for India. Worked for London Missionary Society until 1824 in Bellary and, after leave in England, in Bangalore until 1834, when retired for healt reasons. Participated in translating the Bible in…

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ZIEGLER, Friedrich

ZIEGLER, Jakob Friedrich. 1832? — 1906?. Rev. German Missionary in South India. From 1862 worked for Basel Mission in Dharwar. Active at least until 1885. Married, at least one son. His diaries are kept in Basel. Publications: A School-Dictionary, English and Canarese. 2nd rev. and considerably enl. ed. by Chr.…

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MÖGLING, Hermann Fr.

MÖGLING, Herrmann Friedrich. Brackenheim, Schwaben 29.5.1811 — Esslingen 10.5.1881. German Missionary and Indologist (Kannaḍa Scholar), 25 years in India. Born in a religious family of Swiss (Basel) origin, his father was teacher, later minister. Educated at Oehringen Lyceum (where his father taught) he obtained a thorough training in classics. At…

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MASTER, Alfred

MASTER, Alfred. 12.2.1883 — 16.6.1978 (when 95). British Indologist (New Indo-Aryan and Telugu scholar). Son of George Reginald Master. Educated at King Edward VI School in Norwich, studies at Epsom College, Oxford (M.A.). In 1906 he joined the I.C.S., first as Assistant Collector and Magistrate in Bombay. Served in 1917…

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LEYDEN, John

LEYDEN, John Casper. Denholm, Cavers, Roxburghshire 8.9.1775 — Batavia 28.8.1811 (or 10.9.?). British (Scottish) Physician and Orientalist, a Pioneer of South-East Asian Studies. Son of John L., a shepherd, and Isabella Scott. He was educated at Kirktown parish school and Edinburgh University, learned Oriental languages already at home in Edinburgh (Hebrew,…

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KITTEL, Ferdinand

KITTEL, Ferdinand. Resterhafe/Ostfriesland 7.4.1832 — Tübingen 19.12.1905. German Missionary and Indologist, a Kannaḍa Scholar. In India in 1853-77 and 1883-92. Son of a village minister, Gottfried Christian K., and Helen Hubert, educated at home and in Aurich, but left the school in order to become a missionary. In 1850-53 he…

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HULTZSCH, Eugen

HULTZSCH, Eugen Julius Theodor. Dresden 29.3.1857 — Halle 16.1.1927. German Indologist and Epigraphist. Twenty years in India, then Professor in Halle. Son of Theodor H., a businessman, and Anna Greif, nephew of philologist Friedrich H. Educated in Dresden, from 1874 studied classical and Oriental languages (Sanskrit, Persian and Arabic) at…

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HODSON, Thomas

HODSON, Thomas. North Scarle, Lincolnshire 9.2.1804 — 9.9.1882 (or 9.9.1878). British Wesleyan Missionary in India and a noted Kannaḍa Scholar. Worked nearly a decade as preacher and teacher in Lincoln. Came to India in 1829 and worked in Calcutta to 1833. In 1833-36 in Bangalore, then in Mysore (1836-37 and…

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