LORENZ, Francisco Valdomiro

LORENZ, Francisco Valdomiro (born František Vladimir Lorenz). Zbyslav 24.12.1872 — Dom Feliciano 24.5.1957. Brazilian (born Czech) Philosopher, Polyglot and Esperantist. He took early Esperanto, but as Austro-Hungarian state imagined it to be connected with socialism, he had to emigrate in 1891. Lived first in Rio de Janeiro, then in Rio Grande do…

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KOLLÁR, Ján

KOLLÁR, Ján (Czech Jan K.). Mošóc 29.7.1793 — Vienna 24.1.1852. Slovakian Philologist, Poet and Translator. Son of Matej K. and Katarina Frndová. After gymnasium in Pressburg (Bratislava) worked as teacher. In 1817-19 studied Lutheran theology at Jena. From 1819 priest in Slovakian church in Pest. In 1849-52 Professor of Slavic Archaeology…

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JUNGMANN, Josef

JUNGMANN, Josef  Jakub. Hudlice, Beroun district, Bohemia 16.7.1773 — Prague 14.11.1847. Czech Linguist and Poet, one of the Leaders of Czech National Revival. Son of a German father and Czech mother, brother of —> A. J. Jungmann. After school in Prague studied from 1795 literature and from 1799 law at…

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FRANKE Emil

FRANKE Emil. Velké Březno 3.4.1880 — Prague 1.12.1939. Czech Lawyer and Politician, former student of Indology. Gymnasium in Hradec Králové. From 1899 studies of law at Prague, soon (1902-08) also Sanskrit under Zubatý, then also at Vienna and Berlin. Worked at university library in Prague. In 1917 joined the Czech…

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ŠOHAJ, František

ŠOHAJ, František (Franz Schohai). Pacov 25.11.1816 — Prague 31.5.1871. Czech Author and Philologian. Educated in Prague, studied philosophy at Prague. Worked as tutor, from 1848 Professor of Philosophy at Prague, taugh also philology and aesthetics, in Czech. In 1859 moved to Academic Gymnasium, where he taught the same subjects. Publications: Poetry, translation…

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PRÁŠEK, Justin Václav

PRÁŠEK, Justin Václav. Brandýs nad Labem 7.8.1853 — Klánovice 23.12.1923 (Kdo byl kdo, Wikipedia has Brandýs 24.12.1924). Czech Historian of Ancient Iran. Studied history and classics at Prague, Ph.D. 1882. Worked as gymnasium teacher in Pardubice and other towns. From 1885 further studies at Munich and Berlin, then continued as…

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NOVÁK, Ondřej

NOVÁK, Ondřej. Prague 10.10.1946 — Vysoké Tatry 19.4.1977. Czech Scholar of Indian History. In 1965-69 studies of Indology, philosophy and history at Prague. Ph.D. 1975. Publications: “The Role of Tradition in Nehru’s Thought”, M. Krása (ed.), Jawaharlal Nehru. A Political Leader. Prague 1974, 40-62. – “Anquetilova indická cesta”, Nový Orient 32, 1977, 209-212. Sources: *M. Krása, Nový Orient 32,…

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MUDRA, Stanislav

MUDRA, Stanislav. Plzeň 6.5.1910 — 1???. Czech Student of Indology. Ph.D. 1936/37 Prague (under Pertold). One St.M. died in Prague 1960. Publications: Diss. Funkcehlavy vnáboženství a jak se jeví u některých kmenů indických. 1936/37. Sources: Disertace pražské universitety. Prague 1965.

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MATERNOVÁ, Pavla

MATERNOVÁ, Pavla (née Škampová). Prague 6.3.1858 — Prague 19.3.1923. Czech Author, Critic and Translator. Worked as teacher. Publications: Transl. in Czech: Bhagavadgita. 136 p. Klatovy 1920 (probably from English). – Much unrelated to India, translations from English, Russian and Polish. Sources: Long article in *Czech Wikipedia, with photo.

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KOŘÍNEK, František

KOŘÍNEK, František.1??? — 1???. Czechoslovakian Linguist. Ph.D. In 1935 PD of Comparative Linguistics at Bratislava. Publications: Diss. Sources: Mentioned in a contemporary catalogue of universities. The name is common enough and for one unfamiliar with Slovakian and Czech it is impossible to sift out the right one from Internet.

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