SCHMIDT, Richard

SCHMIDT, Richard. Aschersleben 29.1.1866 — Münster/Westfalen 15.11.1939. German Indologist. Professor in Münster. Son of a teacher. After school in Eisleben studied in 1886-90 at Halle (Pischel, Geldner). Ph.D. 1890 Halle. Eight years in Eisleben, probably as teacher. PD 1898 Halle, in 1904-10 also Librarian of D.M.G. In 1910 moved to…

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OLIPHANT, Samuel Grant

OLIPHANT, Samuel Grant. 1864 — 1936. U.S. Indologist. Apprently student of Bloomfield at Johns Hopkins. Ph.D. Taught at Parsons College, Philips Exeter, Washington and Jefferson College, Johns Hopkins University, and Olivet College, from 1911 Professor of Greek at Grove City College. Publications: “The Vedic Dual I. The Dual of Bodily…

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MICHALSKI-IWIEŃSKI, Stanisław Franciszek

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

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LANGLOIS, Simon-Alexandre

LANGLOIS, Simon-Alexandre. Nogent-sur-Marne (?) 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. Langlois was the favourite student of Chézy and…

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STEVENSON, John

STEVENSON, John. Alton Campsie, Stirlingshire 3.11.1798 — 11.8.1858. Rev. British (Scots) Missionary and Indologist in India. Son of William St., educated at Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities. M.A. 1816 Glasgow. Ordained 1823 and sent by Scottish Missionary Society to their new Bombay Mission. “Missionary at Hurnee and Poona until appointed, 1834,…

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SCHRÖDER, Leopold Alexander von

SCHRÖDER, Leopold Alexander von. Dorpat (Tartu) 12.(24.)12.1851 — Vienna 8.2.1920. German (of Estonia) Indologist in Austria. Professor in Vienna. Son of a school director (the 7th child in a large family), educated in Dorpat (Tartu), as a schoolboy started attending Leo Meyer’s Sanskrit classes at the university. In 1870-73 studies…

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STASIAK, Stefan

STASIAK, Stefan. Warsaw 22.2.1884 — London 9.2.1962. Polish Indologist. Professor in Lwów. Studies of Philosophy, then of Indology at Vienna (under L. von Schroeder), Munich (Simon), Zürich (Kaegi) and Paris. Ph.D. with a dissertation on the unicorn legend. Worked in St.Petersburg reading proofs of the Bibliotheca Buddhica, studied Buddhist manuscripts…

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SMET, Richard V. de

SMET, Richard V. de. Montignies-sur-Sambre near Charleroi 16.4.1916 — Brussels 2.3.1997. S.J. Belgian Missionary and Indologist. Came to India in 1946 as a young Jesuit student, studied Theology and then also Sanskrit in Calcutta (i.al. under R. Antoine). Ph.D. 1954 Gregorian Pontifical University, Rome, in Philosophy. Back in India, from…

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SŁUSZKIEWICZ, Eugeniusz

SŁUSZKIEWICZ, Eugeniusz Leonard. Jarosław 6.11.1901 — Warsaw 28.8.1981. Polish Indologist and Armenologist. Professor in Warsaw. Studied from 1919 at Cracow classical philology, Slavistics, Germanic and IE linguistics, learnt Sanskrit from Rozwadowski. Then studied Indology at Lwów in 1922-24 under Gawroński. Ph.D. 1924 Lwów. In 1922-25 Assistant of IE at Lwów.…

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SIEGFRIED, Rudolf Thomas

SIEGFRIED, Rudolf Thomas. 1830 — 10.1.1863. German IE and Celtic Scholar in Ireland. Professor in Dublin. From Dessau. Studied at Berlin under Weber and at Tübingen under Roth, became soon interested in Celtology and went to England to write a comparative grammar. After reading the work of Zeuss he gave…

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