MURPHY, John D.

MURPHY, John D. 1921 — 1997. U.S. Linguist. Perhaps at Catholic University of America, Washington DC. Publications: Much on African languages. – A handbook of the Tamil language. 8+141 p. Washington DC 1957. – With Champa Jarmul: A Nepali Newspaper reader. 9+274 p. Kensington 1984. – With S. Vaidyanathan: Tamil Newspaper reader. 6+434…

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MURDOCH, John

MURDOCH, John. Glasgow 22.7.1819 — Madras 10.8.1904. British (Scottish) Missionary in Sri Lanka and India. Son of John and Margret Murdoch, educated in Glasgow. After an unsuccesful attempt as a painter studies at Glasgow. Worked as teacher, in 1844 left for Ceylon. Headmaster of schools in Kandy, but resigned in…

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MORTON, William

MORTON, William. 1794 — 18??. Rev. Irish Missionary in India. In Cossipore, for a while also in Chinsura, working for the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. In 1826 he is mentioned as Professor and Chaplain of Calcutta Grammar-School. He had health problems and was temporarily sent to Mauritius and…

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MORRISON, John

MORRISON, John. 18?? — 19??. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. M.A., B.D. In 1889-1904 Principal of Scottish Church College in Calcutta. In 1904 Alexander Robertson Lecturer at Glasgow and Gunning Lecturer at Edinburgh, his book is based on both lectures. D.D. Still active 1910. Publications: The Story of Barlaam and…

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MORLAND-HUGHES, Walter Robert James

MORLAND-HUGHES, Walter Robert James. Dover 7.5.1923 — Dehra Dun 7.11.1947. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Charles Morland Cunynghame Hughes and Elsie Louise Ginn. Captain of Gurkha Rifles. Died of polio. Publications: Grammar of the Nepali Language. 87 p. L. 1947. Sources: Stray notes in Internet.

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MORIARTY, Gerald Patrick

MORIARTY, Gerald Patrick. 1.4.1863 — Cambridge 21.6.1924. British Historian. Son of Stephen Stack M., educated at Brighton College. From 1881 studies at Balliol College, Oxford (B.A. 1885). Worked as tutor in Oxford, then from 1895 I.C.S. teacher and 1897-1924 University Teacher of Indian History at Cambridge (Pembroke College, hon. M.A.…

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MORGENSTIERNE, Georg

MORGENSTIERNE, Georg  Valentin von Munthe af. Christiania (Oslo) 3.1.1892 — Oslo 3.3.1978. Norwegian Indo-Iranian Scholar. Professor in Oslo. Son of Professor Bredo M. and Bertha Ludwigsen Schjelderup. Matriculated from Christiania 1909. Studies at Christiania, of classical philology, comparative linguistics and Indology (under Konow), then at Bonn (Jacobi) and Berlin (Lüders).…

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MONTESI, Giancarlo

MONTESI, Giancarlo. 1928 — 1983. Italian Scholar of Religion. Ph.D. 1954 Rome, under Pettazzoni. Worked at La Sapienzà teaching comparative religion. Publications: Diss. Tamas – Usas – Rtà. [1954]. – “II valore cosmico dell’Aurora nel pensiero mitologico del Rig-Veda”, Studi e materiali per la storia delle religioni 24-25, 1953-54, 111-132; “Uṣāsānaktā. Mitologia vedica della notte”, Studi…

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MONEY, George Wigram Pocklington

MONEY, George Wigram Pocklington. Jhelum 1888 — Los Angeles 16.10.1955. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Captain George Alfred M. and Constance Pocklington. Captain in Third Gurkha Rifles, served in WW I in Mesopotamia. Retired, migrated to California. Married 1930 Ellinor Mary Hunter-Brown. Publications: Gurkhali Manual. 229 p. Bombay 1919,…

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MONEY, David Inglis

MONEY, David Inglis. Bombay 25.10.1809 — 16.7.1880. British Civil Servant in Bengal. Son of William Taylor M. and Eugenia Money. Educated at Charterhouse School, studies at Cambridge (Trinity College). Served Bengal India from 1829. Collector of Nuddeah (1845), then in Murshidabad (1849), finally Judge of Calcutta High Court, retired 1860. Settled…

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