HOENS, Dirk Jan

HOENS, Dirk Jan. Oldenzaal 11.8.1920 — 23.2.2003. Dutch scholar of Comparative Religion. Professor in Utrecht. After gymnasium in Leiden and the Hague, from 1939 studies of Indology at Utrecht under Gonda, first interested in language, soon in religion. As his main subject he studied theology, and after his doctorate concentrated…

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FADDEGON, Barend

FADDEGON, Barend (Bernard). Amsterdam 9.7.1874 — Ede (Gelderland) 28.6.1955. Dutch Indologist. Professor in Amsterdam. Son of Barend Abraham F., a watchmaker, and Sophia Elisabeth Laugeman, grew up in Amsterdam. Studies of Dutch at Amsterdam (Uhlenbeck), then Indology at Leiden under Kern and Speyer. Ph.D. 1906 Leiden. From 1907 PD, 1908…

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VREEDE-DE STUERS, Cora

VREEDE-DE STUERS, Cora (née Suzanne Coralie Lucipara de Stuers). Bodegraven 29.11.1909 — Baarn, prov. Utrecht 11.11.2002. Dutch Sociologist. Daughter of Eugène de Stuers, director of machine industry, and Susanna Teding van Berkhout. Educated in Utrecht, in 1928-35 studied art history and ethnology in Paris. In 1936 travelled with her husband…

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VERWEY, Anthony Hendrik Nicolaas

VERWEY, Anthony Hendrik Nicolaas. ’s-Gravenhage 14.4.1918 — Leiden 7.1.2001. Dutch Anthropologist specialized in India and Tibet. Studied Law and Indology at Amsterdam and Leiden. In 1947-81 working in Ethnological Museum, Leiden. Main interests: material evidence of popular Hinduism and Tibetan religion. Publications: Tentoonstelling: Pabuji, een Indiase held, zijn verhaal ‘hersteld’, 28…

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SCHLEGEL, Gustaaf

SCHLEGEL, Gustaaf. Oegstgeest near Leiden 30.9.1840 — Leiden 15.10.1903. Dutch Sinologist. Son of museum director Hermann Schlegel, a German zoologist who had moved to the Netherlands in 1827, and Cornelia Buddingh. Gymnasium in Leiden. In 1857 went to China in order to collect bird specimens, but soon interested in languages…

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ROYEN, Gerlach

ROYEN, Gerlach (born Nicolaus Jacobus Hubertus Royen). Valkenburg 18.10.1880 — Utrecht 4.2.1955. O.F.M. Father. Dutch Linguist. Educated in Sittard, joined O.F.M. 1898, ordained priest 1905. In 1905-11 gymnasium teacher in Venray, 1911-14 and 1920-22 studied comparative linguistics at Leiden. Ph.D. 1926 Leiden, under Uhlenbeck (being his last student). From 1932 eo.…

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JUNGBLUT, Leonhard J.

JUNGBLUT, Leonhard J. 1906 — Bombay 1979. Rev. Father, S.V.D. Dutch Catholic Missionary in India. As a young man in the 1930s member of Indore mission, worked on Bhils. Anthropological fieldwork in 1938-39. In 1962-71 Principal of St. Theresa’s High School in Bombay. Publications: A Short Bhili Grammar of Jhabua State…

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HOEK, Albertus (Bert) Wilhelmus van den

HOEK, Albertus(Bert) Wilhelmus van den. Apeldoorn, Gelderland 2.9.1951 — Mumbai 1.12.2001. Dutch Anthropologist. After school in Utrecht studied Anthropology and Philosophy at Amsterdam, then at Leiden, where B.A. 1970 and M.A. 1976. Also learned Tamil and Sanskrit (Heesterman). In 1977 further studies under L. Dumont in Paris. In various research positions,…

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HELVERT, Lucas Frans van

HELVERT, Lucas Frans van. Dinther, North Brabant 5.5.1910 — Veghel, North Brabant 29.10.1999. Father. Dutch Catholic (Premonstratensian) missionary in India. Publications: “Burial Rites of the Gonds”, Anthropos 45, 1950, 209-222. Sources: Stray notes in Internet – no further details found.

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HAVART, Daniel

HAVART, Daniel. Amsterdam (or Utrecht?) 29.12.1650 (?) — Rotterdam ?.6.1724. Dutch Physician, 1672-85 in India. Son of Servaes H. (d. 1666), a physician, and Elisabeth Vermeer. Studies at Utrecht. In 1671 left for Batavia, 1672-85 living in Coromandel (Paliacatta, Masulipatnam) and Golconda. Returned to Utrecht, M.D. there 1691. From 1703…

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