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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SCHUCHARDT, Hugo

SCHUCHARDT, Hugo. Gotha 4.2.1842 — Graz 21.4.1927. German Linguist in Austria. Professor in Graz. Son of Ernst Julius S., a lawyer, and Malvina von Bridel-Brideri. Gymnasium in Gotha. Began his studies at Jena, soon switched from law to philology and moved to Bonn. Ph.D. 1864 Bonn (under Ritschl). Further studies…

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SCHOTT, Magdalene

SCHOTT, Magdalene Sophie (née Krafft). Barmen, Rheinprovinz 22.3.1899 — 19??. German Student of Indology. After gymnasium in Mannheim studied first medicine at Tübingen, but soon Germanistics at Münster, Berlin, Freiburg and Marburg. From 1928 studies of Indology at Heidelberg. Ph.D. 1935 Heidelberg (under Walleser). Married 1921 architect Hugo Schott, divorce 1922.…

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SCHÖNBORN, Emil

SCHÖNBORN, Emil. 18?? — 1???. German Student of Indology. In 1857 joined D.M.G. as student of theology and Oriental languages. Ph.D. 1862 Breslau. Probably became then teacher in Krotoschin (Krotoszyn) and from 1867 in Pless (Pszczyna), both in Silesia (now Poland). Publications: Diss. Aitareya-Brāhmaṇae specimen. 47 p. B. 1862. – Zur Erklärung Von…

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SCHOENER, August

SCHOENER, August Clemens. Bieswang, Bavaria 21.11.1872 — 19??. German Missionary in South India. After theology studies in 1890-94 at Munich and Erlangen worked as vicar in Passau in 1894-96. In 1896 left for Trankebar, worked in Tamilnadu until 1903. Then quitted the mission and returned to Germany. Married 1899 n.n. Schwenk.…

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SCHÖNBERG, Wolf Erich, Baron von

SCHÖNBERG,  Wolf Erich, Baron von. Herzogswalde, Sachsen 30.4.1812 — Herzogswalde 14.5.1883. German Traveller. Son of Friedrich August Wolf v. S. and Henriette von Bühnau (who died in childbed). Studied forestry at the academies of Tharandt and Dreissigacker. Travelled in India and Persia in the 1840s, then also in Africa. Married 1854 Luise…

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SCHNEIDER, Karl

SCHNEIDER, Karl. Brückrachdorf, Kr. Neuwied 18.4.1912 — Münster 26.12.1998. German Linguist, mainly Anglist and Germanist, but in his early career wrote on IE and Tocharian. Studies in 1932-36 at Giessen, Ph.D. 1936 in comparative linguistics. Two years as German Assistant at Manchester. PD 1952 Marburg. From 1954 apl. Professor at…

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SCHMID, Bernhard

SCHMID,  Ludwig Bernhard Ehregott. Lobeda (now part of Jena) 20.3.1788 — Calicut (Kozhikode) 20.10.1857. Rev. German Missionary in South India. Son of Rev. Rudolf Ludwig Schmid. After gymnasium in Naumburg studied theology at Jena. Worked as tutor and planned to go to Paris for learnung Sanskrit, but became teacher and priest in…

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SCHANZ, Hugo

SCHANZ, Hugo. Schöneck, Voigtland 8.11.1834 — Bobenneukirchen 30.1.1892. German Missionary in South India. From 1853 studies of Theology at Leipzig. Ordained in 1861 in Leipzig and left for India. Worked in different parts of Tamilnadu (from 1863 in Madras, from 1875 at Poraiyār), had health problems and returned in 1872.…

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