MAKOWIECKA, Jadwiga

MAKOWIECKA, Jadwiga Ineza (née Paszkowicz). near Radom 10.12.1886 — London 21.9.1988, when 102. Polish Teacher and Translator. Daughter of Adam Paskowicz. Married 1914 Stanisław Makowieckij, children, two children. Publications: Transl. Oredzia krola Asioki. Warsaw 1964 (Aśokan edicts); translations from Sanskrit. – Also translated R. Tagore into Polish. Sources: *J. Ostyk-Narbutt, long account in Indika.pl…

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LANGE, Antoni

LANGE, Antoni. Warsaw 28.4.1862 — Warsaw 17.3.1929. Polish Poet, Author and Translator. Son of Henryk Lange and Zofia Eisenbaum, a patriotic Jewish family. He began studies at the then Russian Warsaw university, but was soon expelled for his Polish patriotic activity. Worked as tutor and published some poetry, then went…

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GIELECKI, Wojciech Marceli

GIELECKI, Wojciech Marceli. 1876 — 1957. Polish Scholar, apparently at Cracow. Publications: Pomysły filozoficzne w hymnach Rig-Vedy. 102 p. Cracow 1910, 152 p. Cracow 1911. – Unrelevant publications. Sources: *K. Tatarowicz, Rocz. Bibl. 1958, 593f.

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FRYDMAN, Maurycy

FRYDMAN, Maurycy (Maurice Fr.; Swami Bharatananda). Warsaw 20.20.1901 — Bombay 9.3.1976. Polish Engineer converted to Hinduism. He came to India as a Jewish refugee from Warsaw and spent the rest of his life there. Worked as managing director of Mysore State Government Electrical Factory in Bangalore, soon interested in India thought,…

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OSBORNE, Łucja

OSBORNE, Łucja (Lucia, Ludka, née Lipszyc). Ludka Lipszyc 15.2.1904 — Landon 2.12.1987. Polish. Born in a large orthodox Jewish family (the most of them died in camps during WW II). She met Arthur O. in Warsaw, where he was teaching English. They were married in 1934 and 1936 moved to Yorkshire,…

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MISIEWICZ, Władysław

MISIEWICZ, Władysław. Lemberg (L’viv) 11.4.1910 — 1.11.1997. Polish Bauddha. After matriculation worked in various clerical posts, finally as the head of a reference library in Radom. In the WW II served in cavalry, then German war prisoner. After war became interested in Buddhism and began learning Pāli. An Esperantist. Publications: Wrote…

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KUDZINOWSKI, Czesław

KUDZINOWSKI, Czesław. Wodziłówka, Podlasia 8.10.1908 — Poznań 2.3.1988. Polish Linguist, beside Indo-European also Specialist of Finno-Ugrian and Uralic. Professor in Poznań. Son of a small farmer. From 1928 studies of philosophy Wilno (then Polish, now Lithuanian Vilnius), soon switched to IE linguitics. M.A. 1935. In 1935-37 further studies of Fenno-Ugrian…

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KLICH, Edward

KLICH, Edward. Skalat (now in Ukraina) 2.2.1878 — Poznań 1.12.1939. Polish Linguist, Specialist of Slavic and Gipsy Languages. Student of Rozwadowski at Cracow. From 1929 Professor at Poznań. Killed by Nazis. Publications: Wrote on Slavic linguistics (Polish and Byelorussian). – “Wpływy języka polskiego na dialekty Cyganów polskich”, Prace polonist. ofiar. prof. Janowi…

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HEINZ, Adam

HEINZ, Adam. Cracow 20.11.1914 — Cracow 1.6.1984. Polish IE and Slavic Linguist. Professor at Cracow. In 1934-46 studies of classics and IE under Kuryłowicz et al. at Lwów (Lviv). Ph.D. 1950 Cracow, under Safarewicz. From 1957 Docent, from 1969 Professor at Cracow, in 1973-84 Professor of General Linguistics there. In…

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GAWROŃSKI, Andrzej

GAWROŃSKI, Andrzej. Geneva 20.6.1885 — Warsaw (or Jósefów?) 11.1.1927. Polish Indologist. Professor in Lwów. For parents —> Ant. G. above. Educated in Warsaw and Lwów (now Lviv in Ukraina), in 1903-05 studies at Lwów (learnt Sanskrit from G. Blatt). From 1905 studied Indology and comparative IE at Leipzig under Brugmann,…

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