HAPPEL, Julius

HAPPEL, Julius. 1843 — 19??. German. Lutheran priest in Bützow, 1884 moved to Heubach. He wrote about religions in order to show the superiority of Christianity. Publications: Die Anlage des Menschen zur Religion, vom gegenwärtigen Standpunkten der Völkerkunde aus. Haarlem 1877; other books on religion. – Die altchinesische Reichsreligion vom Standpunkte der…

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HAMILTON, Robert Clifton

HAMILTON, Robert Clifton. 18?? — 19??. British Civil Servant in India. Served in India from 1893-1920. Still living in 1932. He could well be the R. Cl. Hamilton of https://en.m.wikisource.org/wiki/Page:Oxford_men_and_their_colleges.djvu/667, born in Bath 1872, studied at Oxford from 1891 – but his possible connection with India is not mentioned. Publications: An…

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HAENISCH, Erich

HAENISCH, Erich. Berlin 27.8.1880 — Stuttgart 21.12.1966. German Sinologist and Mongolist. Professor. Son of an attorney, educated in Berlin. In 1899-1903 studied Chinese, Mongolian and Manchu at Berlin (W. Grube, also listened to Pischel and J. Oppert), Ph.D. 1904. In 1904-11 in China, teaching at military schools in Wuchang and…

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GUERREIRO, Fernão

GUERREIRO, Fernão. Almodôvar 1550? — 1617. S.J. Father. Portuguese Jesuit Historian. Studied at Evora. For a while Rector in Funchal, Madeira, then in Bragança and Evora, finally Superior of the Jesuit congregation in Lisbon. His Relaçam continued Luis de Guzmsn’s account of the Jesuit mission in China and Japan (1601), but also…

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GRIFFITHS, Percival

GRIFFITHS, Percival Joseph. Middlesex 15.1.1899 — 14.7.1992. Sir. British Civil Servant in India. M.A. Cambridge, then went to India. Finally District Magistrate of Medinipur in Bengal from 1933. Retired 1937, but stayed in India as a representative of European business. Knighted 1947, K.B.E. 1963. Married 1924 Kathleen Wilkes (d. 1974). Publications: The…

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GRAZIOSI, Paolo

GRAZIOSI, Paolo. Florence 2.11.1907 — Florence 1988. Italian Anthropologist and Archaeologist. Son of painter Giuseppe Gr. Studied from 1925 at Florence. From 1936 taught at Università di Firenze, then as Professore di paletnologia e di antropologia in 1944-77. In 1939-53 also taught at Pisa. Participated in excavations in Italy and…

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GRANT, Sara

GRANT, Sara. Shrewsbury 19.12.1922 — 2002. British Missionary and Indologist. Born of Scottish parents in England, educated in a convent in Brighton, converted to Roman Catholicism at the age of 19. After war studied classics at Oxford. She went to India as missionary in 1956 (member of the Sacred Heart…

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GRAHAM, James William

GRAHAM, James William. 17?? — 18??. British Colonial Officer in India. Joined E.I.C.’s army in 1800. Lieutenant (1819), then Major. Chief Interpreter and Translator to the Supreme Court of Judicature. He was cashiered in 1828 by sentence of a general court-martial and disappears. Publications: “A Treatise on Sufiism, or Mahomedan Mysticism”,…

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GOULD, Basil

GOULD, Basil John. Worcester Park near London 29.12.1883 — 27.12.1956.Sir. British Civil Servant in India, Political Officer in Sikkim, Bhutan and Tibet. Son of Charles Gould and his wife Ellen. After Winchester College studies at Oxford (New College). Joined I.C.S. in 1907. In 1912-13 British Trade Agent in Gyantse, Tibet. Later…

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GOUGH, Charles John Stanley

GOUGH, Charles John Stanley. Chittagong 28.1.1832 — Clonmel, co. Tipperary, Ireland 6.9.1912. Sir. British Colonial Officer in India. General. Born into a family of Anglo-Irish gentry, son of judge George Gough and Charlotte Margaret Becher. Educated in the U.K. Entered Bengal European Cavalry in 1848. Served in the Punjab campaign,…

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