ROTH, Walter Rudolf (von)

ROTH, Walter Rudolf (von). Stuttgart 3.4.1821 — Tübingen 23/24.6.1895. German Indologist. Professor in Tübingen. Son of an official, in a family of Lutheran priests and teachers, lost his father in the age of 13, but was cared for by the family. Studies of theology at Tübingen, also learnt Seand Sanskrit…

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ROLLAND, Pierre

ROLLAND, Pierre. Santec (Finistère) 2.5.1940 — 28.5.1974. French Indologist. Studies of Indology and comparative linguistics at Paris, Aix-en-Provence, Göttingen (as Alexander von Humboldt scholar in 1971-72), Tübingen and Erlangen. Agrégé de Lettres classiques 1966 Paris. Docteur de troisième cycle en Sanskrit 1970 Aix-en-Provence. From 1969 chercheur at C.N.R.S. in Aix-en-Provence.…

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REUTER, Julio Natanael

REUTER, Julio Natanael. Turku 7.1.1863 — Helsinki 9.1.1934. Finnish Indologist. Professor in Helsinki. Son of the school director Edvin Titus Feodor R. (1824–1899) and Aline Procopé (1828–1916), brother of the biologists (entomologists) Odo Morannal R. (1850–1913) and Enzio Rafael R. (1867–1951). After matriculation in 1880 from Åbo Svenska Klassiska Lyceet…

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RENOU, Louis Marie Joseph

RENOU, Louis Marie Joseph. Paris 28.10.1896 — Vernon (Eure) 18.8.1966. French Indologist. Professor in Paris. School and studies in Paris. The WW I interrupted his studies and he had to spend two years as prisoner of war. After the war he continued Indology under Lévi (also Meillet, Bloch and Foucher)…

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REGNIER, Jean-Auguste-Adolphe

REGNIER, Jean-Auguste-Adolphe. Mainz 7.7.1804 — Fontainebleau 20.10. 1884. French Indologist. Born in a French family in German area then occupied by the French. After studies worked as schoolteacher (of literature) in provincial schools. From 1829 agrégé des classes supérieures des lettres, 18?? also maître de conférence teaching German, attaché au…

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RAU, Wilhelm

RAU, Wilhelm. Gera 15.2.1922 — Gera 29.12.1999. German Indologist. Professor in Marburg. Studies at Leipzig under Weller and, after coming to the West, at Marburg. Ph.D. 1949 Marburg, under Nobel. From 1955 Professor of IE Linguistics at Frankfurt, in 1957 succeeded Nobel as Professor of Sanskrit Philology at Marburg. Retired…

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RAGOZIN, Zenaide Alekseevna

RAGOZIN, Zenaide Alekseevna. 1835 — 1924. Russian Traveller and Authoress of Popular Histories. Travelled much in Europe, in 1874 emigrated to the U.S.A. in (naturalized 1894). Publications: The story of Vedic India as embodied principally in the Rig-Veda. 457 p. N.Y. 1895, 5th ed. 1923. – Also in the series…

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TUXEN, Poul

TUXEN, Poul. Frederiksberg 8.12.1880 — Copenhagen 29.5.1955. Danish Indologist. Professor in Copenhagen. Son of Søren Ludvig T. (1850–1919), teacher and classical philologist, educated at Bergerydskolen in Copenhagen, where his father was rector. Started Sanskrit as a schoolboy, matriculated 1899. Studied at Copenhagen Music (played violin), Germanistics (Møller) and Sanskrit (Andersen),…

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TURRINI, Giuseppe

TURRINI, Giuseppe. Avio nel Trentino 5.4.1826 — Bologna 7.2.1899. Italian Indologist. Professor in Bologna. Came as a refugee to Pisa, studied medicine at the local univer­sity. Dr.Med. Pisa. Active in pro-Italian politics in Milano, had to escape to Torino. From 1860 Professore ord. di filologia indo-europea at Università di Bologna,…

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THIBAUT, Georg Friedrich Wilhelm

THIBAUT, Georg Friedrich Wilhelm. Heidelberg 20.3.1848 — Berlin-Lichterfelde 16.10.1914. German Indologist in India. Professor in Calcutta. Son of the librarian of Heidelberg University and grandson of a famous lawyer. After school in Heidelberg studied at Heidelberg (Holtzmann) and Berlin (Weber). Ph.D. 1870?. From 1871 further studies in England, became Assistant…

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