SMÉKAL, Odolen

SMÉKAL, Odolen. Olomouc 18.8.1928 — Prague 17.6.1998 (or 13.6.). Czech Indologist (Hindi Scholar). Son of Václav Martin Smékal and Anežka Smičková. Matriculated from gymnasium in Kroměříž.Studies at Charles University in Prague (Pořízka), matriculated 1952. Ph.D. in Hindi. From 1954 taught Hindi at Charles University. In 1993-96 diplomat in New Delhi.…

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MILTNER, Vladimír

MILTNER, Vladimír. Plzeň 6.7.1933 — Mathura 13.1.1997. Czech Indologist (Sanskrit and Hindi Scholar). After gymnasium in Karlovy Vary studies in Prague. Ph.D. From 1967 worked as research scholar of the Czech Academy, first three years in Paris, with a long break for political reasons from the early 1970s to the…

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MATERNA, Zdeněk

MATERNA, Zdeněk. Brno 9.7.1900 — Breslau (Wrocław) 23.3.1944. Czech Student of Indology. Educated in Brno, studies from 1920 at Prague. Ph.D. 1925 Charles University, Prague (under Zybatý). Then Gymnasium Professor in Ostrava. https://www.prijmeni.cz/osobnost/27915/zdenek_materna confirms the dates, but gives Ratibor (Racibórz in Poland) as the place of death. Publications: Diss. Lze…

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STEIN, Otto

STEIN, Otto. Saaz/Bohemia (now Žatec in Czech) 21.10.1893 — Łódz Ghetto ?.4.1942. Czechoslovakian (Bohemian Jew) Indologist. Professor in Prague. Son of hops dealer Alois Lazar Stein and Charlotte Gerstl. Studies of Indology and Classics at Prague German University under Winternitz, H. Swoboda, et al. Served in WW I in Italy…

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ŠMELHAUS, Stanislav

ŠMELHAUS, Stanislav. Karlín 17.11.1887 — 19??. Czechoslovakian Student of Indology. Studied at Charles University in Prague under Zubatý, Ph.D. there 1924/25. Probably he is that St. Šm. (Prague 17.11.1887 – Prague 20.9.1959) whom prijmeni.cz mentions as Professor of Odontology and Orientalist. Publications: Diss. O původu jazyka Malajálam a o jeho…

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SLÁDEČEK, Bohumil

SLÁDEČEK, Bohumil. Dobrovice, Central Bohemia 29.11.1883 — Prague 30.12.1965. Czech Student of IE Linguistics. Studied at Charles University in Prague under Zubatý, Ph.D. there 1917/18. Worked as gymnasium professor. Publications: Diss. Posouvání přizvuku při elisi a konsonanisaci přízvučných vokálů v řečtině a indičtině. Prague 1917/18,  summary in Listy filologické 46:5, 1919,…

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ŠEBESTOVÁ, Anna

ŠEBESTOVÁ, Anna. Turnov 8.2.1892 — 19??. Czech Student of Indology. Studied at Charles University in Prague under Zubatý, Ph.D. there 1918/19. Publications: Diss. Život v Indii podle Katha Sarit-Sagary. Prague 1918/19. Sources: Nothing found.

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SCHERZL, Vincenz (Vikentij Ivanovič Šercl)

SCHERZL, Vincenz (Vikentij Ivanovič Šercl, Čeněk Šercl). Beroun, Bohemia (Czech) 28.9.1843 — Ljubljana 4.12.1906. Czech Indologist and IE Scholar in Ukraina and Russia. Professor in Harkov (Harkiv) and Odessa. Educated in Prague, in 1861-64 studied law at Prague, but used much time for learning languages. In 1866-67 studies of Chinese,…

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SCHERZL, Robert (Robert Ivanovič Šercl)

SCHERZL, Robert (Robert Ivanovič Šercl’). 18?? — 1???. Czech IE Scholar in Ukraina. Younger brother of —> V. I. Scherzl. Docent at Harkov (Harkiv) in the 1870/80s. Publications: Razbor mestnogo i datel’nogo v klassičeskih jazykah sravnitel’no s sanskritskim. 2+126 p. Harkiv 1880. Sources: Briefly mentioned on p. 170 in H. S.…

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PRZIKRIL (PŘIKRYL), Karel

PRZIKRIL (PŘIKRYL), Karel. Prague 7.12.1718 — Hradec (?) 1785. S.J. Czech Jesuit Scholar in India. He joined the S.J. in 1734 and was sent to India in 1748. After a while as teacher at archiepiscopal seminary in Goa he served as examinator and exhortator. When the S.J. was suppressed in…

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