CANEDO GRILLE, José

CANEDO GRILLE, José. Tordoia, Galicia 22.2.1902 — Lens 29.12.1945. Spanish Linguist. Studies at seminary of Santiago de Compostela and at University of Granada, then 7 years IE, Indology and classics at Berlin. In the Spanish civil war he took Franco’s side. From 1943 taught Spanish at Heidelberg University. Publications: Zur Wort- und…

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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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WOOLNER, Alfred Cooper

WOOLNER, Alfred Cooper. Etruria Hall near Hanley, Staffordshire 13.5.1878 — Lahore 7.1.1936. British Indologist in India. Professor in Lahore. Son of Captain Henry W., an artist and art teacher. Educated in Ipswich, in 1897-1902 studied Sanskrit, Chinese and Classics at Oxford (Trinity College). From 1903 Principal of Oriental College of…

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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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