WESTPHAL, Rudolf

WESTPHAL, Rudolf  Georg Hermann. Obernkirchen in Schaumburg 3.7.1826 — Stadthagen 10.7.1892. German Philologist. Gymnasium in Bückeburg and Rinteln. From 1845 studied theology and classical philology at Marburg, also learned Arabic and Sanskrit. In 1852 both Ph.D. and PD at Tübingen (für Klassische Philologie und Vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft), 1854 ao. Professor. In…

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WEINRICH, Friedrich

WEINRICH, Friedrich. 1905 — 1960. German Scholar of Religion. Ph.D. 1928 Göttingen (or Marburg, under R. Otto?). Then at Jena Theological faculty, from 1939 as PD and 1943 as apl. Professor für Allgemeine Religionsgeschichte. A Nazi. Publications: Diss. Das ‘Gokapilīyam’. Ein philosoph. Gespräch zwischen Kapila und Syūmaraśmi aus dem Mahābhārata. 78 p.…

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WALDSCHMIDT, Rose Leonore

WALDSCHMIDT, Rose Leonore  (geb. Ohrlich). 1895 — 1988. German Indologist. She was a textile designer and then specialized on the history of South Asian handicrafts. From 1927 wife of —> Ernst W., whom she survived. In 1932-34 they were together in Sri Lanka and India. Their only son died in WW…

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WAGNER, Paul

WAGNER, Paul. 1868 — 1951. Rev. German Missionary in India. Worked in Chota Nagpur. WW I forced him back to Germany. Married 1897 Marie Hahn, son-in-law of —> Ferdinand Hahn, children. Publications: “Some Kolarian Riddles current among the Mundaris in Chota Nagpur, Bengal”, JASB Extra Number 1904, 62-79. – Translated Nottrott’s Grammar of the…

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THEILKUHL, Wolfgang

THEILKUHL, Wolfgang  Adolf. Hilchenbach, Westfalen 18?? — 19??. German Student of Indology. Studies at Munich as early as 1918. Ph.D. 1926 (1929) Munich. Publications: Diss. Die Yogasūtrāṇi des Patañjali mit dem Kommentar Rājamārtaṇḍa des Bhojadeva, deutsche Übersetzung von Buch 1 und 2 (mit Einleitung in die Sāṁkhya- und Yoga-Philosophie. Manuscript of 62…

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STURSBERG, Otto

STURSBERG, Otto. 1871 — 19??. German Student of Indology. Ph.D. 1907 Berlin. Probably a priest and missionary in Berhampore, India, in 1896-1938. Mentioned as living in 1943. Publications: Diss. Das Caitanyacaritāmṛta des Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja. Eine altbengalische Lebens­geshichte Caitanyas. 54 p. B. 1907. – 100 years in Berhampore. 30 p. L. 1939. Sources: Stray notes…

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STAMM, Friedrich

STAMM, Friedrich. 18?? — 19??. German Student of IE Linguistics. From Schwarzenraben. Ph.D. 1919 Münster. Publications: Diss. Die denominativen Verben primären Charakters in den indogermanischen Sprachen. 3+80 p. Münster 1919. Sources: Nothing in Internet (except one mention of diss.).

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SIEGERT, Hans

SIEGERT, Hans. 19?? — 19??. German IE Linguist. Wüst’s student at Munich, in 1942 in the Wehrmacht. Member of NSDAP. Publications: “Zur Geschichte der Begriffe ‘Arier’ und ‘arisch’”, W&S 22, 1941-42, 73-99. Sources: Briefly in C. Hutton, Linguistics in the Third Reich. 1999.

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SEIDEL, August

SEIDEL, August. Helmstedt 29.9.1863 — 1916. German Oriental Scholar. In 1889-1903 General Secretary of Deutsche Kolonialgesellschaft in Berlin. Publications: Theoretisch-praktische Grammatik der Hindustani-Grammatik, mit Übungsstücke in arabischer Schrift, und ein deutsch–hindustani Wörterbuch. 194 p. Die Kunst der Polyglottie. Wien & Pest & Lp. 1893. – Praktisches Handbuch der arabischen Umgangssprache ägyptischen Dialekts. 310…

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SCHULTZE, Martin

SCHULTZE, Martin. Nordhausen 11.1.1835 — Ellrich 10.9.1899. German Educator and Linguist. Son of organist Heinrich August S. and Wilhelmine Ebert. Matriculated 1855 from Nordhausen and began studis of theology at Halle. Without graduation employed by Austrian consul F. Haas in Epirus, travelled in Balkan and Asia Minor, worked two years…

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