SCOTT, James George

SCOTT, James George. Dairsie, Fife 25.12.1851 — Petworth, West Sussex 4.4.1935. Sir. British (Scottish) Civil Servant and Journalist in Burma. Son of George Scott, a Presbyterian minister, and Mary Forsythe. Lost early his father, educated in Stuttgart and Cambridge. The loss of family fortune forced him to interrupt his studies…

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RUSSELL, Robert Vane

RUSSELL, Robert Vane. 8.8.1873 — off the coast of Crete 30.12.1915. British Ethnologist in India. Son of Charles Robert Tilden R., a navy officer, educated at Winchester College, the studies at Trinity College, Cambridge. In 1893 joined I.C.S. Superintendent in 1901 census, then Superintendent of Ethnography, Central Provinces. Died on…

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ROBERTS, R. E.

ROBERTS, R. E. 17?? — 18??. British Colonial Officer in India. As Major in 1777 visited Burma, in the mid-1780s called Persian interpreter. In 1798 Lieutenant-Colonel, 180? Colonel. Member of Asiatic Society (1802/10). Also knew Hindustani. Publications: “An Account of Arakan”, Asiatick Miscellany 1, 1785, 316-326; “An Account of the Mahratta States” Ibid. 395-419.…

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Test von Daniel

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MISIEWICZ, Władysław

MISIEWICZ, Władysław. Lemberg (Lviv) 11.4.1910 — 1.11.1997. Polish Bauddha. After matriculation worked in various clerical posts, finally as the head of a reference library in Radom. In the WW II served in cavalry, then German war prisoner. After war became interested in Buddhism and began learning Pāli. An Esperantist. Publications: Wrote…

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MARTINI, François

MARTINI, François. Can Tho, Vietnam 20.5.1895 — 18.6.1965. French Indologist and South-East Asian Scholar. Son of Corsican father and Cambodian mother. Studied law and philosophy, participated in the WW I (wounded) and after war studied languages, soon Sanskrit under S. Lévi. Diplom of Thai at É.L.O.V. 1922, from 1928 taught…

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LILLINGSTON, Frank

LILLINGSTON, Frank (also called Lillington). Tysse near Bergen, Norway 2.8.1872 — Aylsham, Norfolk 7.9.1909. Rev. British Clergyman. Son of Rev. Claude Augustus L. Studies at Cambridge. B.A. 1894, M.A. 1898. Ordained priest 1897. In 1897-98 Theological Lecturer at Selwyn College (lectured on Hebrew and O.T.), then Curate in Minver (Cornwall, 1898-1900)…

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LASERON, Nathan Edward

LASERON, Nathan Edward. Koningsburg 15.8.1815 — Ootacamund 5.12.1868. Rev. German Missionary in Kerala. From Prussia, born in a Jewish family, son of Wulf Saul L. and Henrietta Simeon. Moved to Edinburgh. Connected with Church of Scotland he worked in Cochin preaching to local Jews in 1844-55. Married Eliza Kerr Sommerville, four…

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