KÖLVER, Bernhard

KÖLVER, Bernhard. Ründeroth near Köln 2.4.1938 — Leipzig 27.11.2001. German Indologist. Professor in Köln, Kiel and Leipzig. Son of a gymnasium teacher, who Participated in WW II and died soon after his return from captivity. Educated in Wertheim, Gummersbach und Fort Myers (Florida). From 1956 studies linguistics, Anglistics, Germanistics and…

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KITTEL, Ferdinand

KITTEL, Ferdinand. Resterhafe/Ostfriesland 7.4.1832 — Tübingen 19.12.1905. German Missionary and Indologist, a Kannaḍa Scholar. In India in 1853-77 and 1883-92. Son of a village minister, Gottfried Christian K., and Helen Hubert, educated at home and in Aurich, but left the school in order to become a missionary. In 1850-53 he…

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JANERT, Klaus L.

JANERT, Klaus Ludwig. Wittenberg 9.3.1922 — 10.12.1994. German Indologist. Professor in Cologne. Studied Indology, Tamil, IE and Slavic linguistics at Halle (under Thieme) and Göttingen, where Ph.D. 1954. Worked in Göttingen University Library. In 1962-63 PD at Tübingen, then from 1963 ord. Professor of Indology at Köln. Retired in 1987.…

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