AGANINA, Ljudmila Aleksandrovna

AGANINA, Ljudmila Aleksandrovna. Moscow 23.1.1926 — Moscow 25.12.2000. Russian Linguist (Uigur and Nepali). Daughter of an official. Studies in Moscow, graduated 1950. Kand. filol. n. 1954, in 1954-58 in the redaction of Sov. vostokovedenija. From 1958 working as naučnyj sotrudnik at the Oriental Institute of Academy of Science in Moscow. Dr. filol.…

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DOPPING-HEPENSTAL, Maxwell Edward

DOPPING-HEPENSTAL, Maxwell Edward. Ireland or Canada (see under sources) 7.3.1872 — Duncan, British Columbia 2.8.1965. British (Irish) Colonial Officer in India. Son of Colonel Ralph Anthony D.-H. and Annie Elizabeth Fox. Educated at King William’s College (Isle of Man) and Sandhurst. In 1892 to India, 1893 Lieutenant, finally 1922 Colonel of…

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AYTON, James Alexander

AYTON, James Alexander. Calcutta 1791? — near Budge Budge (now in Kolkata Metropolitan area) 10.8.1832, when 41. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of James Ayton and Margaret Burges, of Scottish origin. Lieutenant, Assistant Professor of Arabic and Persian at College of Fort William in Calcutta (1820), later Brevet Captain.…

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ROGERS, George Gordon

ROGERS, George Gordon. Dharamsala ?.4.1893 — Maidenhead ?.5.1966. British Officer in India. Son of G. W. Rogers, Colonel of Gurkha Rifles. Educated at Bedford College and Sandhurst. In 1913 joined the 1st Gurkha Rifles in Chitral. Also during WW I served in North-West India. In 1919 participated in the Third…

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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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TURNBULL, Archibald

TURNBULL, Archibald. West Binnie, Kirkliston, West Lothian 26.7.1855 — Poldrail, Linlithgow, West Lothian 3.1.1905. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. Son of Archibald T. and Agnes Wilson. B.D. As Church of Scotland missionary worked from 1878 as teacher in Darjeeling. Returned before 1891. Married 1882 Mary Jane M’Diarmid, then 1900…

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CLARK, Thomas Welbourne

CLARK, Thomas Welbourne. Ilkeston, Derbyshire 2.1.1904 — 22.12.1969. British Indologist, a Specialist of Bengali and NIA Linguistics. School in Derbyshire, from 1921 studies of English and Latin at University College of Nottingham (then affiliated to London University). Graduated there, then one year at Cambridge. In 1925 joined Bengal Educational Service,…

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