REGEL, Johann Albert

REGEL,  Johann Albert (Russian Ioann-Al’bert Regel’). Zürich 12.12.1845 — Odessa 6.7.1908. Swiss Physician, Botanist and Exporer in Russia. Son of Eduard R. (1815-1892, 1873 Russian title of nobility), a garden architect and botanist, and Elisabeth Locher. The family moved in 1855 to St.Petersburg. Studied medicine at St.Petersburg, Göttingen, Vienna and Dorpat (Tartu).…

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MÜHLL(-KERN), Wilhelm von der

MÜHLL(-KERN), Wilhelm von der. 22.8.1852 — 3.7.1923. Swiss Student of IE Linguistics. Son of Karl Georg v.d.M. and Emilie Merian. Studies at Basel. Married 1877 Emma Sophie Kern, one son. Publications: Diss. Über die Aspiration der Tenues vor Nasalen und Liquidis im Zend und im Griechischen. 71 p. Lp. 1875. Sources: Diss.…

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IRZEL, Paul Arnold

IRZEL, Paul Arnold. Zürich 5.12.1861 — 8.1.1931. Swiss Indologist. Grandson of —> B. H., teacher in Aarau. Son of Paul Arnold H., a lawyer, and Johanna Victoria Albrecht. Studies of classical philology, Romance and Germanic philology and Sanskrit at Strassburg, Leipzig and München. Ph.D. 1890 Leipzig, under Windisch. Back in Switzerland…

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HIRZEL, Paul Arnold

HIRZEL, Paul Arnold. Lenzurg, Kanton Aargau 5.12.1861 — 8.1.1931. Swiss Indologist. Teacher in Aarau, grandson of —> B. H. Son of Paul Arnold H., a lawyer, and Johanna Victoria Albrecht. Studies of classical philology, Romance and Germanic philology and Sanskrit at Strassburg, Leipzig and Munich. Ph.D. 1890 Leipzig (under Windisch). Back…

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CUTTAT, Jacques-Albert

CUTTAT, Jacques-Albert (pseudonym Jean Thamar). Delémont 1909 — 1989. Swiss Diplomat, Lawyer and Esotericist. Son of a wealthy banker. Studies at Bern and Paris. Dr. For a while taught in Bogota (Columbia), the Professor of Philosophy at Sorbonne. From the late 1950s Swiss Ambassador to India. After an accident during…

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TILIANDER, Bror

TILIANDER, Bror. Karlshamn 17.4.1896 — 19??. Swedish Missionary and Scholar of Indian Religion. Son of painter Gustaf T. and Rosalie Tingström, school and studies in Lund. Fil. kand. 1922, teol. kand. and ordination 1925, fil. lic. 1949. Missionary in South India in 1925-60 working in Madurai, Pudukkottai and Coimbatore, during…

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SCHELLER, Meinrad

SCHELLER, Meinrad. Zürich 17.5.1921 — 24.4.1991. Swiss Sanskrit and IE Scholar. Professor in Zürich. Studies at Zürich under M. Leumann, Pokorny and Risch, also in Paris. Ph.D. 1948 and PD 1956 Zürich. From 1963 ao. Professor at Fribourg, in 1968-75 ord. Professor at Munich and from 1975 ord. Professor für…

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SALVIONI, Carlo

SALVIONI, Carlo. Bellinzona 3.3.1858— Milano 20.10.1920. Swiss Linguist in Italy. Professor in Milano. Son of Carno S., a printer, and Martina Borsa, educated in Lugano. Studies at Basel, soon changed medicine into linguistics and in 1878 went to Leipzig. Ph.D. 1883 there under Brugmann. In 1885-89 PD at Turin. In…

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SCHÖNFELD, Karl

SCHÖNFELD, Karl. Schaffhausen 1878 — Locarno 10.7.1949. Swiss Student of Indology. Ph.D. 1909/10 Zürich. After school and gymnasium in Winterthur studied in 1897-98 classical and Romanic languages at Neuenburg (Neuchâtel) Academy, then 1898-1900 Sanskrit, IE, classics and Hebrew at Göttingen (Kielhorn) and 1900-03 classics and IE and philosophy at Zürich…

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SCHWYZER, Eduard

SCHWYZER, Eduard. Zürich 15.2.1874 — Berlin 3.5.1943. Swiss IE Scholar in Germany. Professor in Zürich, Bonn and Berlin. Grandnephew of —> Schweizer-Sidler. Studies i.al. at Leipzig (Brugman, Leskien, Sievers, Windisch) and Zürich (Kaegi, Hitzig). Ph.D. 1898 Zürich. For one year schoolteacher in Solothurn. PD 1902 Zürich, from 1909 ao. Professor…

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