MASING, Uku

MASING, Uku (born Hugo Albert M.). Lipa, Raikküla, Rapla district 11.8.1909 — Tartu 25.4.1985. Estonian Religious Philosopher. Son of Ado (Aadu) M. and Anna Furman. From 1928 studied theology at Tartu (M.A. 1930). In 1930-33 further studies at Tübingen and Berlin, then taught theology and Semitic languages at Tartu until the…

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SCHROEDER, Leopold Alexander von

SCHROEDER, Leopold Alexander von. Dorpat (Tartu) 12.(24.)12.1851 — Vienna 8.2.1920. German (of Estonia) Indologist in Austria. Professor in Vienna. Son of school director Julius v. S. and Marie Schrenck, the 7th child in a large family. Educated in Dorpat (Tartu), as a schoolboy started attending Leo Meyer’s Sanskrit classes at…

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MASING, Gotthilf Leonhard

MASING, Gotthilf Leonhard. Mustel, Ösel (now Mustjala, Saaremaa) 21.11.1845 — Tartu 4.4.1936. German (of Estonia) IE and Slavic Linguist. Son of Carl M. (1809–94), minister in Mustel, and Adelheid, Freiin von Ungern-Sternberg (1809–94). After gymnasium in Arensburg (now Kuressaare in Estonia) he studied theology at Dorpat in 1863-68. Cand.theol. In…

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MASING, Ferdinand

MASING, Ferdinand. Osinovka, Govt. Saratov 14.7.1849 — St.Petersburg 8.6.1918. German (of Estonia) Student of IE Linguistics. Son of Ferdinand M. (1815–1887), minister in Osinovka, and Emilie Petsch (1821–1900). After gymnasium in Arensburg (now Kuressaare in Estonia) he studied philology at Dorpat in 1868-69. In 1869-74 teacher in Kronstadt and St.Petersburg.…

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