MILLS, Lawrence Heyworth

MILLS, Lawrence Heyworth. New York City 1837 — Oxford 29.1.1918. U.S. Priest and Iranian Scholar in the U.K. Professor in Oxford. Son of Philo L. Mills and Elizabeth Kane. Studies at New York University and Fairfax Theological seminary. D.D. New York. Ordained, in 1861-72 in ecclesiastic work, then moved to Europe…

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LOMMEL, Hermann

LOMMEL, Hermann. Erlangen 7.7.1885 — Prien am Chiemsee 5.10.1968. German Indo-Iranian Scholar. Professor in Frankfurt. Born in an academic family, son physicist Eugen L. (1837–1899) and Luise Hegel (granddaughter of the philosopher). From 1905 studies of IE linguistics at Munich and from 1907 at Göttingen, under Wackernagel, Oldenberg and Andreas.…

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KLÍMA, Otakar

KLÍMA, Otakar. Prague 15.11.1908 — Prague 29.11.1988. Czechoslovakian Iranian Scholar. Research Director in Prague. After school in Prague, in 1927-32 studies of Slavic, Germanic and Oriental languages at Prague, under Hrozný, Lesný and Rypka, Ph.D. 1931. In 1931-53 taught German at secondary schools (Gymnasium). In 1953-73 Director of the Near…

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KENT, Roland Grubb

KENT, Roland Grubb. Wilmington, Del. 24.2.1877 — Bryn Mawr, Pa. 27.6.1952. U.S. Latin, IE and Iranian scholar. Professor in Philadelphia. Son of Lindley Coates Kent, a lumber merchant, and Anna Grubb. Educated at Swarthmore College. A.B. 1895, B.Litt. 1896, A.M. 1898. Further studies in 1899-1900 at Berlin, 1900 at Munich,…

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HÜBSCHMANN, Johann Heinrich

HÜBSCHMANN, Johann Heinrich. Erfurt 1.7.1848 — Strassburg 20.1.1908. German Indo-Iranist. Professor in Strassburg. Son of Ernst H., a mill owner, and Martha Cramer. After gymnasium in Erfurt, studies at Jena, Tübingen, Leipzig anf Munich. Ph.D. 1872 Munich. In 1874 in Venice learning more Armenian from Mechitarists. From 1875 PD at…

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HARLEZ DE DEULIN, Charles-Joseph, chevalier de

HARLEZ DE DEULIN, Charles-Joseph, chevalier de. Huy/Liège 21.8.1832 — Louvain (Leuven) 14.7.1899. Belgian Orientalist, especially Iranian scholar. Professor in Louvain. Son of Conrad-Lambert de H. and Marie-Antoinette de Reul de Bonneville, of local nobility of Liège. Concluded law studies at Liège in 1858. Also attended a seminary and became priest…

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GELDNER, Karl Friedrich

GELDNER, Karl Friedrich. Saalfeld (Sachsen-Meiningen) 17.12.1852 — Marburg/Lahn 5.2.1929. German Indologist and Iranian Scholar. Professor in Marburg. Son of Friedrich G. (1821–1890), a minister (archdeacon), and Emma Müller (1822–1876). After school in Hildeburghausen studied from 1871 at Leipzig (under Brockhaus and Windisch), from 1872 at Tübingen (Roth). Ph.D. there 1875.…

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GEIGER, Wilhelm Ludwig

GEIGER, Wilhelm Ludwig. Nürnberg 21.7.1856 — Neubiberg near Munich 2.9. 1943. German Iranian Scholar and Indologist. Professor in Erlangen and Munich. Husband of —> M. Geiger. Son of Johannes Leonhard G., a Lutheran minister, and Emma Paur. Studied classical philology and Oriental languages at Erlangen (under Spiegel), Bonn and Berlin.…

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BARTHOLOMAE, Friedrich Christian Leonhard

BARTHOLOMAE, Friedrich Christian Leonhard. Forsthaus in Forstleithen bei Limmersdorf, Land­kreis Kulmbach 21.1.1855 — Langeoog, Ostfriesland 9.8.1925. German IE and Iranian Scholar. Professor in Münster, Giessen, and Heidelberg. Son of a forester (Oberforster) Leonhard B. (d. 1859) and Maria Friederike Aichinger. Gymnasium in Bayreuth. From 1872 studied IE, Indian and Iranian…

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