BAADER, Theodor

BAADER, Theodor Ludger Josef Anna Maria. Münster 25.4.1888 — Hiltrup, Westfalen 16.4.1959. German Linguist. Ph.D. 1913 Münster (diss. on local dialect). From 1923 Professor of Germanic and Celtic Languages at Nijmegen, taught there until 1944. A militant catholic and Nazi sympathizer he fled before the allied forces to Münster, where…

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WILSER, Ludwig

WILSER, Ludwig. Karlsruhe 5.10.1850 — 19.11.1923. German Physician and Racist Theoretician. Gymnasium in Karlsruhe, medical studies at in Freiburg, Heidelberg and Leipzig. Dr.Med. Then practising physician in Karlsruhe until 1897, when he moved to Heidelberg and lived there as private scholar. He was interested in craniometry and had relations both…

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WESTPHAL, Heinz

WESTPHAL, Heinz. 1??? — 21.12.1984. German Physicist, Mathematician and Phorographer. Ph.D. Professor in Staatliche Ingenieur-Schule Gauss. From 1953 husband of —> S. Westphal-Hellbusch (1915–1984) with whom he collaborated in anthropological fieldwork in Iraq, Pakistan and India. Publications: See under —> S. Westphal-Hellbusch. Sources: Only mentioned in connection of his wife (especially…

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THIEME, Paul

THIEME, Paul. Berlin 18.4.1905 — London 27.4.2001. German Indologist. Professor in Halle, New Haven and Tübingen. Son of Oskar Th., a minister, and Elisabeth Blancke, born as one of triplets. Gymnasium in Eisenach, privately learned Sanskrit from Fick’s textbook. From 1923 studies at Göttingen.  Ph.D. 1928 Göttingen, under Sieg, but…

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STEGMILLER, Frumentius

STEGMILLER, Frumentius. Bavaria 16.6.1880 — 2.2.1929. S.D.S. Father. German Catholic Missionary in India. Ordained priest in 1903. Worked in Assam (now Meghalaya). Publications: “Aus dem religiösen Leben der Khasi”, Anthropos 16-17, 1921-22, 407-441. – “Opfer und Opferbräuche der Khasi”, Mitt. Anthr. Ges. Wien 54, 1924, 211-231. – “Pfeilschießen und Jagdgebräuche der…

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SIEGLIN, Wilhelm

SIEGLIN, Wilhelm. Stuttgart 19.4.1855 — Bad Hofgastein, Austria 9.7.1935. German Historian, specialist of Historical Geography. Son of chemist Ernst S. and Mathilde Staub, educated in Stuttgart. From 1873 studies of classics and history at Tübingen, Leipzig, Berlin and Greifswald. Ph.D. 1878 Leipzig. From 1880 Assistant Librarian, 1888 Kustos in Leipzig…

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SCHWARZ, Franz Ferdinand

SCHWARZ, Franz Ferdinand. Graz 26.12.1934 — Graz 8.5.2001. Austrian Classical Scholar and Indologist. Professor in Graz. Studied at Graz Classical Philology, Comparative Liguistics and Indology (under Brandenstein). Ph.D. 1961. Worked as schoolteacher of Latin at a gymnasium in Graz. Further studies in 1971-72 at Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington…

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SCHWARTZ,  Wilhelm

SCHWARTZ,  Friedrich Leberecht Wilhelm. Berlin 4.9.1821 — Berlin 16.5.1899. German Philologist, Folklorist and Scholar of Religion. Son of the director of a orphanage, matriculated 1838 from Berlin. Studied philology at Berlin and Leipzig. Ph.D. 1843. Then gymnasium teacher (1862 professor) in Berlin. Gymnasium Director in Neuruppin 1864-72, in Posen (Poznań) 1872-82…

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SCHULZ, Siegfried A.

SCHULZ, Siegfried Anton. 15.2.1925 — 25/26.1.2002. German Indologist in the U.S.A. Ph.D. Professor at Catholic University of America in Washington, DC (1972/87). Publications: “Hindu Mythology in Mann’s Indian Legend”, Comparative Literature 14, 1962, 129-142; “Die vertauschten Köpfe: Thomas Manns indische Travestie”, Euphorion: Zeitschrift für Literaturgeschichte 57, 1963, 245-271; “Two Christian Saints? The Barlaam and Josaphat…

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SCHMIDT, Emil

SCHMIDT, Emil Ludwig. Obereichstätt 7.4.1837 — Jena 22.10.1906. German Ethnologist. Son of engineer Johann Georg Schmidt and Katharina Mariane Jakobine Metzler. From 1857 studied medicine at Jena, Leipzig and Bonn. M.D. 1861 Berlin. Worked as physician in Essen. Interested in anthropology he visited North America and Egypt. PD 1885 Leipzig, from…

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