PETZ, Gedeon

PETZ, Gideon. Harka 24.11.1863 — Budapest 21.12.1943. Hungarian Linguist. Studies at Budapest, Freiburg i. Br., Leipzig and Berlin, 1881-87. Ph.D. Teacher at Lutheran gymnasium in Budapest. At Budapest University: PD 1887, ao. Professor 1896, ord. 1904, of German Philology. Member of Hungarian Academy: correspondent 1895, ord. 1920, honorary 1934. Publications: Wrote in…

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LUDOWYK-GYOMROI, Edith

LUDOWYK-GYOMROI, Edith (born E. Győmröi). Budapest 8.9.1896 — London 11.2.1987. Hungarian Psychoterapist, Communist and Pāli Scholar in Sri Lanka. Born in a Jewish family, daughter of Mark Gelb (then Győmröi), a furniture manufacturer, and Ilona Pfeifer. In 1914 married Erwin Renyi, a chemical engineer, had one son and divorced in 1918.…

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FRANKO, Ivan Jakovič

FRANKO, Ivan Jakovič. Nahujewytschi, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Nahueviči in Ukraina) 15.(27.)8.1856 — Lemberg (L’viv) 28.5.1916. Ukrainian Poet, Translator and Journalist, deeply interested in Sanskrit Literature. Son of Jakiv Fr., a village blacksmith. After gymnasium in Drohobych studied classics and Ukrainian at Lemberg (L’viv). Socialist (but anti-Marxist) since his student years,…

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WEÖRES, Sándor

WEÖRES, Sándor. Szombathely 22.6.1913 — 22.1.1989. Hungarian Poet. Published his first poems as a teenager. Studies at Pécs University, Ph.D. in aesthetics. In 1937 visited Philippines, Vietnam and India. During WW II in compulsory labour duty, but not in war. Then lived as farmer in Csönge, in 1948-49 resided in…

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TELEGDI, Zsigmond

TELEGDI, Zsigmond. Enyig 29.12.1909 — Budapest 5.3.1994. Hungarian Linguist. As a Jew he studied at Rabbinical seminary, but interrupted. Cand. 1952. Ph.D. 1979. Research scholar in Hungarian Academy, then Professor ast Budapest. Publications: “Une note Pehlevie (à propos de Kārnāmak I, 18)”, JA 224, 1934, 319f.; “Essai sur la phonétique…

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SZERB, János

SZERB, János. Budapest 7.1.1951 — Vienna 6.10.1988. Hungarian Tibetologist. Studies at Budapest. Ph.D. 1982. In 1984-88 in Ö.A.W, Forschungsstelle für Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte Asiens, in Vienna. Interested in Tibetan history and religion, also including Mongolian Buddhism. Also a poet. Committed suicide. Publications: “Glosses on the Oeuvre of Bla-ma ’Phags-pa: 2.…

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SCHMIDT, József

SCHMIDT, József. Vác 24.12.1868 — Budapest 1.10.1933. Hungarian Indologist. Professor in Budapest. Son of a house-painter, studied at Budapest under Mayr. In 1899-1908 worked as schoolteacher. In 1908-10 Docent and in 1910-20 Professor of comparative IE linguistics at Budapest (succeeding Mayr). In 1919 he worked in the Ministry of Education…

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SAGI, Alexander

SAGI, Alexander. Kispet (now Budapest XIX) 16.5.1929 — Grenzach 22.7.1993. Hungarian Catholic Priest and Psychologist in Austria and Germany. Son of Stefan S., a mechanician, and Valerie Frank, grew up in deeply religious home. In 1947-52 studies of theology at Vienna. Theol.Dr. (Cath.) 1953 Vienna. Ordained priest. In 1952-56 chaplain…

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STEIN, Mark Aurel

STEIN, Mark Aurel. Budapest 26.11.1862 — Kabul 26.10.1943. Sir. Hungarian Explorer, Indologist, and Archaeologist living in India (since 1888). British citizen (1904). Born to aged parents (mother 45, father more), the father M. Nathan Stein was a merchant, uncle Ignaz Hirschler, archaeologist, physician and politician. School in Budapest and Dresden, studied…

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SZIDAROVSZKY, János

SZIDAROVSZKY, János. Budapest 20.10.1881 — Budapest 30.12.1947. Hungarian IE Linguist. Studies at Budapest. Docent of IE Linguistics at Budapest University in 1924-41. Publications: Az indogermán mellékmondatok kötőszavai. 1925 and other books in Hungarian. Sources: Esperanto Wikipedia; in Hungarian in http://mek.oszk.hu/00300/00355/html/index.html.

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