GRANT, Sara

GRANT, Sara. Shrewsbury 19.12.1922 — 2002. British Missionary and Indologist. Born of Scottish parents in England, educated in a convent in Brighton, converted to Roman Catholicism at the age of 19. After war studied classics at Oxford. She went to India as missionary in 1956 (member of the Sacred Heart…

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GARGANO, Antonio

GARGANO, Antonio. 1914 — 1997. Italian Indologist. Ph.D. He collaborated with Tucci in the 1950s, in 1979 General Secretary of IsMEO. Called Professor. Publications: “Una nuova leggenda di Śūdraka nel Ratnakaraṇḍaka”, RSO 26, 1951, 71-86. – “L’IsMEO ei rapporti culturali italo-iraniani”, Il veltro. Rivista della civiltà italiana 14, 1970, 189-195. – Edited with…

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FRANKE Emil

FRANKE Emil. Velké Březno 3.4.1880 — Prague 1.12.1939. Czech Lawyer and Politician, former student of Indology. Gymnasium in Hradec Králové. From 1899 studies of law at Prague, soon (1902-08) also Sanskrit under Zubatý, then also at Vienna and Berlin. Worked at university library in Prague. In 1917 joined the Czech…

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EMMERICK, Ronald E.

EMMERICK, Ronald Eric. Sydney 9.3.1937 — Hamburg 31.8.2001. Australian Indologist, Tibetan and Iranian (Khotan Saka) scholar in the U.K. and Germany. Professor in Hamburg. Son of Eric Steward E., a builder, and Myrtle Caroline Smith. After school in Sydney studied in 1955-59 Classics, French and German at Sydney (B.A. 1959,…

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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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BUSCHMANN, Eduard

BUSCHMANN,  Johann Carl Eduard. Magdeburg 14.2.1805 — Berlin 21.4.1880. German Linguist. Son of a craftsman. After school in Magdeburg studies of Arabic, Persian and especially Sanskrit at Berlin (Bopp), then at Göttingen, but never completed Ph.D. Later turned to Malayo-Polynesian and American languages. As tutor in Mexico 1826-28 he learned Nahuatl…

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BUGAULT, Guy

BUGAULT, Guy. St.Coulomb, Bretagne 17.7.1917 — 27.10.2002. French Indologist. Student of Lacombe. Taught at Université de Paris-X-Nanterre, then Professor of Indian and Comparative Philosophy at Paris IV (Sorbonne), retired. Specialist of Indian philosophy, especially Buddhist. Publications: Diss. Le Vijnānavāda selon Paramārtha, d’après la trad. commentée et annotée de trois textes:…

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BOER, Richard Constant

BOER, Richard Constant. Warnsveld 31.1.1863 — Amsterdam 20.8.1929. Dutch Linguist. Son of Richard Willem Boer and Constantia Gisius Nanning. Ph.D. 1888 Groningen. In 1888-1900 taught Dutch and geography at gymnasium in Leeuwarden. In 1900-29 Professor of Old Germanic and Sanskrit at Amsterdam, after 1921 mainly taught Scandinavian languages. Taught Sanskrit…

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BILLARD, Roger

BILLARD, Roger. Puteaux (Paris) 29.12.1922 — Mennecy near Paris 30.12.2000. French Indologist. He was of modest origin and had to work after school, but the post in Oriental bookshop Adrien Maisonneuve led him to studies and he soon entered É.L.O.V. Studied Sanskrit, Hindi, Khmer, Arabic and Chinese. In 1945-51 worked…

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BARSCHEL, Bernd

BARSCHEL, Bernd. Hohenstein-Ernstthal 28.6.1937 — Jena 14.10.1990. German (East) Indologist. Son of a merchant. Educated in Chemnitz, from 1955 studies at Halle, first theology, but soon linguistics and Indology (Ammer and Mehlig). From 1960 Assistant at Halle, 1970 moved to Jena. Ph.D. 1976 Jena. From 1977 Lektor at Jena University,…

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