MIGOT, André

MIGOT, André. Paris 28.2.1892 — Villejuif 17.2.1967. French Physician and Traveller. Dr.med. In WW I served as medical officer. Then physician in Paris. In 1938-39 visited Afghanistan and India. During WW II worked in occupied Paris, after war went to Indochina and in 1947-48 visited Eastern Tibet and China, but…

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MACDONALD, David

MACDONALD, David. Darjeeling 1870/73? — Darjeeling 6.7.1962. British Trade Agent in Tibet. Son of a Scottish father and Sikkimese mother. The father left when he was six and he was educated by his mother as Buddhist, but later took Christianity. He was Waddell’s Assistant in Lhasa in 1904, remained long…

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LAUF, Detlef Ingo

LAUF, Detlef Ingo. 1936 — 2001. German or Swiss (?) Tibetologist and Scholar of Religion in the U.S.A. Ph.D. Dipl.-Psych. He taught as Professor at C. G. Jung Institute in Zürich, at Institute of Asian Studies in San Francisco, at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, and at Columbia Pacific University in…

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KULØY, Hallvard Kåre

KULØY, Hallvard Kåre. Kuløy near Smøla 25.12.1941 — 16.5.2001. Norwegian UNICEF Officer, worked for UNICEF in Nepal 1972-78, Burma 1980-84 and South Korea 1984-87. Founded Orchid Press and its series Bibliotheca Himalayica and edited many books for it. A close friend of Michael Aris and Aung San Suu Kyi. Publications:…

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HUMMEL, Siegbert

HUMMEL, Siegbert. Rodewisch, Vogtland 18.7.1908 — Lengenfeld (or Röthenbach?), Vogtland 28.3.2001. German (East) Priest, Art Historian and Tibetan Scholar. He had first mercantile training in order to take over the curtain trade of his father, but the depression impended this and he turned to theology. Matriculated in 1932 from König Albert-Gymnasium…

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HAENISCH, Erich

HAENISCH, Erich. Berlin 27.8.1880 — Stuttgart 21.12.1966. German Sinologist and Mongolist. Professor. Son of an attorney, educated in Berlin. In 1899-1903 studied Chinese, Mongolian and Manchu at Berlin (W. Grube, also listened to Pischel and J. Oppert), Ph.D. 1904. In 1904-11 in China, teaching at military schools in Wuchang and…

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GOULD, Basil

GOULD, Basil John. Worcester Park near London 29.12.1883 — 27.12.1956.Sir. British Civil Servant in India, Political Officer in Sikkim, Bhutan and Tibet. Son of Charles Gould and his wife Ellen. After Winchester College studies at Oxford (New College). Joined I.C.S. in 1907. In 1912-13 British Trade Agent in Gyantse, Tibet. Later…

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FINCKH, Elisabeth

FINCKH, Elisabeth (née Wirth). Würzburg 23.8.1912 — Bremen 23.1.1993.German Physician interested in Tibetan Medicine. Dr.med. Worked as physician in Hamburg. In 1962 studied Tibetan medicine in Dharamsala under Yeshi Donden and others. Married Ulrich Finckh, five children. Publications: Grundlagen tibetischer Heilkunde. Nach dem Buche rGyud bźi. Band 1. 107 p. Uelzen 1975,…

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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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BUCK, Stuart H.

BUCK, Stuart Henry. Attleboro, MA 11.2.1911/21 (?) — Lynchburg, VA 7.4.1997 (or 28.3.). U.S. Tibetologist and Mongolist. Son of Frederic Holden Buck and Florence Hacket. Graduated from Harvard (A.B. 1933). Probably at Catholic University of America, Washington DC. Served 35 years in National Security Agency as Intelligence Analyst, retired 1980.…

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