BLAIR, Chauncey J.

BLAIR, Chauncey Justus. Chicago 3.12.1913 — 1999. U.S. Indologist. Probably son of Chauncey Buckley Blair. Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania. In 1959 living in West Hyattsville, Maryland, in 1981 in Bowie, Maryland, and in 1986 in Franconia, N.B. One unclear (undated) net account states that Dr. Chauncey J. Blair died 7.12.…

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ATKINS, Samuel De Coster

ATKINS, Samuel De Coster. Madison N.J. 25.10.1910 — Pomona Calif. 20.3.2002. U.S. Indologist and IE Scholar. Professor at Princeton University. Studies at Princeton: A.B. 1931, A.M. 1932, Ph.D. 1935. In 1935-37 Assistant at Baylor, then at Princeton: Instructor in Classics and Sanskrit 1937-41, Assistant Professor of Classics and Sanskrit 1941-48…

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ZIMMER, Heinrich Friedrich

ZIMMER, Heinrich Friedrich. Kastellaun near Koblenz 11.12.1851 — Berlin 29.7.1910. German Indologist and Celtic Scholar. Professor in Greifswald and Berlin. Studied classics and Indology at Strassburg (Goldschmidt) and Tübingen (Roth), also Germanistics (Scherer) and Celtology (Windisch), strongly influenced by Weber. Ph.D. 1876 (?). PD 1878 Berlin. In 1881-1901 Professor of Sanskrit…

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NOWAK, Josef

NOWAK, Josef. 1??? — 19??. German Student of Indology or Comparative Linguistics. Ph.D. 1926 Freiburg i.Br. kotte-autographs.com mentions one Josef N., born Stuttgart 1901, died 1988, who studied at Freiburg and was then living in Hildesheim as dramatist and journalist. Publications: Diss. Die Bedeutungsentwicklung der vedischen Verba in systematischer Darstellung. Manuscript of…

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ZUBATÝ, Josef

ZUBATÝ, Josef. Prague 20.4.1851 — Prague 21.3.1931. Czechoslovakian Indologist and Slavic Scholar. Professor in Prague. Studied classical philology, Czech, Sanskrit and Comparative Linguistics at Prague (under Ludwig). Ph.D. 1883. PD 1885 Prague, in the Czech branch of the University, succeeding Vaníček in Sanskrit teaching. From 1894 Professor of Sanskrit and…

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SIMON, Richard

SIMON, Richard. Hamburg 10.9.1865 — Berlin 14. or 17.8.1934. German Indologist. Born in a family of Jewish origin, educated in Hamburg. In 1884-88 studied at Leipzig, Freiburg, Berlin, and Halle classical, German and Indian philology, in which his teachers were Windisch, Hardy, Weber and Pischel. Ph.D. 1888 Halle. After manuscript…

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RYSIEWICZ, Zygmunt

RYSIEWICZ, Zygmunt. Krosno 5.1.1911 — Warsaw 14.4.1954. Polish Indologist and Linguist. From 1929 studies of Polish, Slavics and philosophy at Jan Kasimir University, Lwów, student of Kuryłowicz. In 1936-45 at Lwów, then moved to Cracow. In 1947-48 further studies in Paris under Renou, Bloch and Benveniste. From 1949 taught comparative…

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OLIPHANT, Samuel Grant

OLIPHANT, Samuel Grant. 1864 — 1936. U.S. Indologist. Son of William O. and Mary Warner Clevenger. In 1902-07 graduate studies of Classics and Sanskrit at Johns Hopkins (Bloomfield), Ph.D. Taught at Parsons College, Philips Exeter, Washington and Jefferson College, Johns Hopkins University, and Olivet College, from 1911 Professor of Greek…

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MICHALSKI-IWIEŃSKI, Stanisław Franciszek

MICHALSKI-IWIEŃSKI, Stanisław Franciszek. Tarnogród 29.1.1881 — Łodz 8.8.1961. Polish Indologist. Professor in Łodz. Studies at Warsaw, then Indology at Vienna (L. v. Schroeder and P. Kretschmer) and Göttingen (Oldenberg & Wackernagel). Ph.D. 1911/12 Vienna. Durin WW I in Switzerland. In the 1920s and 1930s living in Warsaw, where he worked in 1930-39…

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LANGLOIS, Simon-Alexandre

LANGLOIS, Simon-Alexandre. Nogent-sur-Marne (or Paris?) 4.8.1788 — Nogent-sur-Marne 11.8.1854. French Indologist. Schoolteacher and Member of Academy in Paris. Studies of Sanskrit under Chézy in Paris. Professor (teacher) of Rhetorics at Lycée de Charlemagne. Inspecteur de l’Académie de Paris. From 1835 member of A.I.B.L. Married, children. Langlois was the favourite student…

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