ROSENBAUM, Ernst

ROSENBAUM, Ernst (nom-de-plume Dr. Ernst Roenau). 1888 — 1938?. Austrian. Dr.iuris. Worked in graphic industry and translated narrative literature as E. Roenau (apparently adapted for children). Publications: Ein Sanskritmärchen nacherzählt. Vienna & Lp. 1918. – Des Prinzen Brautfahrt. Märchen und Geschichten aus dem Kathásaritságara, Ozean der Märchen­ströme. Aus dem Sanskrit…

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SCHOTERMAN, Jan Anthony

SCHOTERMAN, Jan Anthony. Amersfoort 27.3.1948 — Amersfoort 29.6.1989. Dutch Indologist. Educated in Amersfoort. In 1968-73 studies of Indo-Iranian and Dravidian at Utrecht, travelled in South and South-East Asia. Ph.D. 1982 Utrecht. Taught Indology at Utrecht, for a while also at Department of History and Phenomenology of Religions at University of…

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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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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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PETERSEN, Walter

PETERSEN, Walter. 1881? — 3.10.1939 (when 58). U.S. IE and Classical Scholar. Professor in Gainesville and Chicago. Ph.D. Yale. From 19?? Assistant Professor of Ancient Languages (teaching Latin and Greek) at University of Florida, from 1930 Associate Professor of Comparative Philology at University of Chicago. Publications: “Vedic, Sanskrit, and Prakrit”,…

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NITTI-DOLCI, Luigia

NITTI-DOLCI, Luigia. Napoli 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 Genève. Herself she came then to Paris and studied there Indology…

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LEUMANN, Ernst

LEUMANN, Ernst. Berg, Thurgau 11.4.1859 — Freiburg i.B. 24.4.1931. Swiss Indologist and Pioneer of Khotan Saka Studies in Germany. Professor in Strassburg and Freiburg. Son of Konrad Leumann, a Swiss country priest, brother —> Julius L. At Frauenfeld Cantonal School in 1877-78 Fr. Haag instigated him to comparative IE studies.…

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LESNÝ, Vincenz

LESNÝ, Vincenc. Komárovice (Morava) 3.4.1882 — Prague 9.4.1953. Czechoslovakian Indologist. Professor in Prague. Born in a poor family. Studies at Prague, of classical philology, IE and Indology (Zubatý and Winternitz). Ph.D. 1907/08 Prague under Zubatý. Further studies under Macdonell at Oxford and under Jacoby at Bonn. In 1912-24 schoolteacher of…

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LENZ, Robert

LENZ, Robert (Robert Hristianovič Lenc). Dorpat (Tartu) 23.1.1808 — St. Petersburg 30.7.1836. Russian (German from Estonia) Indologist. Son of Christian L., the secretary of municipal council of Dorpat and brother of the physicist Academician Emil L. After Gymnasium in Dorpat in 1820-24 he studied theology at Dorpat University in 1824-28.…

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LEE, Lionel Frederic

LEE, Lionel Frederic. Colombo 4.12.1845 — Colombo 4.12.1899. Hon. British Civil Servant in Ceylon. Son of George Lee, Postmaster-General of Ceylon, and Martha Austin. In 1869 Assistant Government Agent, in 1881 Registrar-General, in 1887 short time Mayor of Colombo, died as Treasurer of Ceylon (April to September 1899, before this…

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