LINDEN, Cornelius Wilhelmus Josef van der

LINDEN, Cornelius Wilhelmus Josef van der. 1914 — 1988. Father. S.V.D. Dutch Catholic Priest and Student of Indology. Ph.D. 1954. Publications: diss. The concept of Deva in the Vedic age. 123 p. Utrecht 1954. – Het hinduïsme. 24 p. Heemstede 1966. Sources: Dutch Indology homepage.

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HELTEN, Willem Lodewijk van

HELTEN, Willem Lodewijk van. Hedel 30.8.1849 — ’s-Gravenhage 16.3.1917. Dutch Linguist. Educated in Leiden and Rotterdam. in 1865-71 studies at Leiden (probably learned Sanskrit from Kern). Ph.D. 1871 Leiden (diss. on Dutch). In 1970-82 school-teacher of Dutch in Tiele and Rotterdam. From 1882 Professor of Dutch language and literature and…

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BRANDES, Jan Laurens Andries

BRANDES, Jan Laurens Andries. Rotterdam 13.1.1857 — Batavia 26.6.1906. Dutch Indonesian Philologist and Archaeologist. Aften school in Amsterdam studied 1874-79 theology (but also Sanskrit) at Amsterdam Athenaeum (now A. university), in 1879-83 Indology at Leiden (in preparation for colonial service, but including Kavi, Sanskrit and Arabic). Ph.D. 1884 Leiden (under…

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POELMEIJER, Ronald Herman

POELMEIJER, Ronald Herman. 12.7.1946 — Amsterdam 30.6.1993. Dutch Tibetologist. Studied Indology and Tibetan at Leiden, then Lecturer of Tibetan there. Never completed his doctorate. Publications: Reviews and popular articles. Sources: Kern Bibliography of Dutch Indology.

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LOMAN, Johannes Reinoud Abraham

LOMAN, Johannes Reinoud Abraham. Amsterdam 3.11.1908 — 1976. Dutch Indologist. Son of Abraham Dirk L., a composer, and Alida Lütkeman, an opera singer. Studied history at Amsterdam and worked as teacher of history. After the WW II studies of Indology under Scharpé, Galestin and van Lohuizen-de Leeuw. Ph.D. 1956 Amsterdam,…

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SCHOTERMAN, Jan Anthony

SCHOTERMAN, Jan Anthony. Amersfoort 27.3.1948 — Amersfoort 29.6.1989. Dutch Indologist. Educated in Amersfoort. In 1968-73 studies of Indo-Iranian and Dravidian at Utrecht, travelled in South and South-East Asia. Ph.D. 1982 Utrecht. Taught Indology at Utrecht, for a while also at Department of History and Phenomenology of Religions at University of…

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SCHRIJNEN, Joseph Charles François Hubert

SCHRIJNEN, Joseph Charles François Hubert. Venlo 3.5.1869 — Nijmegen 26.1.1938. Dutch IE Scholar. Professor in Nijmegen. Son of a chemist, educated in Roermond. From 1888 studied classical philology and linguistics at Louvain (under de Harlez, Colinet et al.) and Paris (de Saussure and Henry). Ph.D. 1891. Now studied catholic theology,…

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SPEYER, Jacob Samuel

SPEYER, Jacob Samuel. Amsterdam 20.12.1849 — Leiden 1.11.1913. Dutch Indologist. Professor in Amsterdam, Groningen and Leiden. Educated in Amsterdam, studied classics at Athenaeum there, then Sanskrit at Leiden (under Kern). Ph.D. 1872 Leiden. In 1873-79 taught Latin at gymnasium in Amsterdam. In 1879-88 Lektor of Sanskrit at Amsterdam. From May…

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SIERKSMA, Fokke

SIERKSMA, Fokke. Dantumawoude near Dokkum 30.5.1917 — Leiden 22.8.1977. Dutch Scholar of Comparative Religion and Tibetan. Born in a religious family, educated in Leeuwarden. From 1936 studies of theology at Groningen, but could not continue under war. Ph.D. 1950 Groningen. Wotked at university library in Groningen and wrote essays. From…

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SALOMONS (Prooije-S.), Henriette Johanna Wilhelmina

SALOMONS (Prooije-S.), Henriette Johanna Wilhelmina. Rotterdam 20.5.1882 — the Hague 23.8.1959. Dutch Indologist. Daughter of Constant Theodoor Salomons, director of a gas factory, and Trinette Maria Kortman. From 1901 studies of Dutch at Leiden (i.a. under Uhlenbeck), with little progress, and after B.A. moved to Utrecht and took Sanskrit under…

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