GALLAUD DE LA PÉROUSE, Marie

GALLAUD DE LA PÉROUSE, Marie. 19.3.1867 — Neuilly 22.12.1945. French Sculptress, Author and Traveller. Daughter of railway engineer Charles G. and his wife Julie. Frst exhibition as sculptress in 1890. Visited South and East Asia, even Tibet in disguise, and took many photographs. Her 1931 book is a popular book, compiled from…

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CASTAGNÉ, Joseph-Antoine

CASTAGNÉ, Joseph-Antoine. Gaillac 27.11.1875 — Montpellier 19.1.1958. French Traveller, long time in Russian Central Asia (Uzbekistan). Studied in Toulouse. From 1902 teacher of French in Orenburg near Kazakh Steppe, soon started a collection of antiquities. From 1912 in Tashkent actively participated in the intellectual life of the town. Accepted Russian…

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CASAL, Geneviève

CASAL, Geneviève (née Bell). Paris 14.10.1909 — Troyes (Aube) 8.1.2002. French Archaeologist. Wife of —> J.-M. Casal. Studies at Louvre School, where she met her husband. In 1946 they went together to India. About their excavations in India and Pakistan see J.-M. Casal. Publications: Several works together with J.-M. Casal, see…

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CARTY, Pierre

CARTY, Pierre. Pau 4.8.1876 — India 27.6.1950. S.J. French Missionary in South India. After school in Pau studies at Bordeaux (B.Sc.). Now joined the Madura Mission of Toulouse Jesuit Province and arrived on 6.10.1894 at Trichinopoli (Tirucci), where he had his final education and began himself teaching in 1901 at…

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BUHOT, Jean

BUHOT, Jean. Paris 13.8.1885 — Paris 5.9.1952. French Painter and Art Historian. The only child of painter Félix B. (1847–1898) and his English wife, née Johnston. After school in Paris travelled much in France, England, Germany and Italy. During WW I worked as English interpreter in a Canadian regiment. Only…

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BUGAULT, Guy

BUGAULT, Guy. St.Coulomb, Bretagne 17.7.1917 — 27.10.2002. French Indologist. Student of Lacombe. Taught at Université de Paris-X-Nanterre, then Professor of Indian and Comparative Philosophy at Paris IV (Sorbonne), retired. Specialist of Indian philosophy, especially Buddhist. Publications: Diss. Le Vijnānavāda selon Paramārtha, d’après la trad. commentée et annotée de trois textes:…

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BREUIL, Paul de

BREUIL, Paul de. Vincennes 15.3.1932 — Neuilly-sur-Seine 19.10.1991. French Scholar of Religion. Studies at É.P.H.É. His Jaina book was harshly criticized as amateurish by Caillat in the BÉI. Publications: Zarathoustra et la transfiguration du monde. 472 p. P. 1978; Le zoroastrisme. Paris 1982; Histoire de la religion et de la…

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BRÉAL, Auguste

BRÉAL, Edouard Auguste. 19.2.1868 — 17.1.1941. French Art Historian and Painter. Son of —> Michel Bréal. Bachelier ès lettres 1888, Licencie ès lettres 1890, Licencie en droit 1892. Publications: “Les mots anglais dans les journaux hindoustanis”, MSL8, 1894, 166-171. – Writings not dealing with South Asia. Sources: Stray notes in Internet.

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BOUGLÉ, Célestin

BOUGLÉ, Célestin Charles Alfred. Saint-Brieuc (Côtes-du-Nord, now Côtes-d’Armor) 1.6.1870 — Paris 25.1.1940. French Philosopher and Sociologist. Studies at École normale supérieure, agrégé in philosophy 1893. Ph.D. 1899. Taught at lycée in Saint-Brieuc, in the universities of Montpellier (1898-1900), and Toulouse, from 1909 at Sorbonne, 1919 as Professor of Social Economy. From…

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BONET-MAURY, Gaston

BONET-MAURY,  Amy Gaston Charles Auguste. Paris 2.1.1842 — Paris 20.6.1919. French Protestant Historian. After school in Paris studies at Geneva and Strasbourg, graduated 1867 from Strasbourg. Protestant pastor in Dordrecht 1869-72, Beauvais 1872-76 and Saint-Denis 1877. Lecturer, then Professor of Church History at the new Protestant Faculty of Theology in Paris. Hon.…

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