WILLIAMS, Robert Hamilton Blair

WILLIAMS, Robert Hamilton Blair. Buckland, East Tilbury, Essex 21.8.1915 — 1975. British Indologist. At S.O.A.S. in London. Graduated B.A. 1937 from S.O.A.S. in Indo-Aryan (under Turner). Assistant Keeper in India Office Library (Sanskrit, Pāli and Prākrit books) in 1939-46 and again 1954-57 and, although formally in library, 1940-45 as volunteer…

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STEINTHAL, Paul

STEINTHAL, Paul. 18?? — 19??. German Indologist. Ph.D in 1881 Leipzig. One P.St., Ph.D., was living in Heidelberg in the 1920s. Publications: Diss. Specimen der Nāyādhammakahā. 84 p. B. 1881. – Edited: Udānaṁ. 8+104 p. L. 1885 (repr. P.T.S. Text Ser. 142). – “Aus den Geschichten früherer Existenzen Buddhas”, Zeitsch.…

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SUALI, Luigi

SUALI, Luigi. Bologna 29.9.1881 — Pavia 9.3.1957. Italian Indologist. Professor in Pavia. Son of Vincenzo and Genovieffa Zucchini. Studied at Bologna under Pullé, graduated in 1903. In 1903-05 further studies under Jacobi at Bonn. PD 1907 Bologna. In 1909-10 Acting Professor at Pavia, then ao. and from 1914 ord. Professor…

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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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WEBER, Albrecht

WEBER, Albrecht Friedrich. Breslau 17.2.1825 — Berlin 30.11.1901. German Indologist. Professor in Berlin. Son of Benedikt Weber, a Professor of Economics. Educated at monastery school in Rossleben, learned Greek and Hebrew. In 1842-45 studied classical and Oriental philology at Breslau (under Stenzler), for a while at Bonn (1844, Lassen and…

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WARREN, Sybrandus Johannes

WARREN, Sybrandus (Sieb) Johannes. Dokkum 19.8.1847 — 3.1.1910. Dutch Indologist and Classical Philologist. Son of school director Johannes Henricus W. (d. 1853) and Wytske Sjoerdina Fockema. In 1864-71 studied at Leiden Classics and Sanskrit, then teacher in Zwolle. Ph.D. 1875 Leiden (under Kern). Worked as schoolteacher of classical languages. Director…

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THOMMEN, Eduard

THOMMEN, Eduard. 3.1.1880 — 25.7.1961. Swiss Botanist, former Student of Indology. Ph.D. 1903 Göttingen (Wackernagel). Worked as stenograph in Switzerland, in retirement concentrated on botanical field survey. Publications: Diss. Die Wortstellung im nachvedischen Altindischen und im Mittelindischen. 59 p. Gütersloh 1903 and in KZ 38, 1905, 504-563. – Botanical publications,…

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TESSITORI, Luigi Pio

TESSITORI, Luigi Pio. Udine 13.12.1887 — Bikaner 22.11.1919. Italian Indologist in India. Son of Guido T. and Luigia Rosa Venier Romano. Studied Indology at Florece under Pavolini, graduated 1910 with a diss. on Rāmcarit Mānas. On recommendation of Grierson he was employed by British Indian government in 1914 to conduct the…

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PRINTZ, Wilhelm

PRINTZ, Wilhelm. Karlsruhe 9.8.1887 — Halle 23.2.1941. German Indologist. Librarian in Halle. After school in Karlsruhe and Mannheim started 1905 study of modern languages at Leipzig, but moved soon to Indology. In 1907 under Kielhorn at Göttingen, then at Berlin (Pischel, Lüders), where he also studied IE (Schulze) and Celtic…

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NITTI-DOLCI, Luigia

NITTI-DOLCI, Luigia. Naples 31.7.1903 — Paris 1.1.1939. Italo-French Indologist in Paris. Daughter of Francesco Nitti, a politician holding important positions in pre-fascist Italy. Educated in Naples (school and university, studied classics). In 1923 the family escaped the fascists to Geneva. Herself she came then to Paris and studied there Indology…

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