SIIGER, Halfdan

SIIGER, Halfdan (Hans Christian Julius Johannes Sophus Halfdan Siiger). Copenhagen 28.7.1911 — Copenhagen 15.12.1999. Danish Ethnologist, Scholar of Religion and Tibetan. Professor in Aarhus. Son of wholesale dealer Hans Christian S. (died 1973) and Julie Fogh (d. 1979). Matriculated from Birkerød in 1929, studies in Copenhagen. Cand. theol. 1936, mag.…

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SCHRÖDER, Dominik

SCHRÖDER, Dominik. Eiweiler, Saarland 4.9.1910 — Ibid. 25.12.1974. German Catholic Missionary and Anthropologist in China. Worked in North-West China in 1938-49, mainly among Monguors. Then active in Anthropos Institute in Fribourg. Ph.D. 1951. In 1960-69 Professor of Ethnology at Nanzan University in Nagoya, Japan, now conducted fieldwork among Puyuma people…

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RAHMANN, Rudolph

RAHMANN, Rudolph. Niederense, Westfalen 20.9.1902 — Troisdorf 23.9.1985. SVD. German Ethnologist. Catholic Priest. Studies in the Netherlands and at Missionshaus St.Gabriel in Mödling near Vienna. Ordained 1929. From 1932 studies under W. Koppers and W. Schmidt. Ph.D. 1935 Vienna. In 1936 to China, taught sociology and ethnology at Furen Catholic…

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LATHAM, Robert Gordon

LATHAM, Robert Gordon. Billingborough, Lincolnshire 24.3.1812 — 9.3.1888. British Ethnologist and Linguist. Son of Thomas L., a vicar, educated at Eton and Cambridge (B.A. 1832). Further studies in Copenhagen (under Rask) and Christiania (now Oslo). From 1839 Professor of English Language at University College, London, but soon turned to medicine…

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SHERRING, Matthew Atmore

SHERRING, Matthew Atmore. 26.9.1826 — Benares 10.8.1880. Rev. British Missionary and Ethnologist in India. Educated at Coward College and University College, London. He joined the London Missionary Society and after ordination in 1852 went immediately to Benares. He was in charge of the mission in Benares and Mirzapur. Died of…

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TEMPLE, Richard Carnac

TEMPLE, Richard Carnac. Allahabad 15.10.1850 — Territet, Switzerland 3.3. 1931. Sir (2nd Bart.). British Colonial Officer in India and Burma, Indologist, Ethnologist and Historian. Son of Sir Richard T. (1826–1902), a well known and original Civil Servant in India, and Charlotte Martindale (d. 1855). Educated at Harrow and Cambridge (Trinity…

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MICHELSON, Truman

MICHELSON, Truman. New Rochelle NY 11.8.1879 — Washington DC 26.7. 1938. U.S. Ethnologist and Linguist, interested in MIA. Professor in Washington DC. Educated at Harvard: A.B. 1902, A.M. 1903, Ph.D. 1904. In 1904-05 further studies at Leipzig and Bonn, in 1909 studies of anthropology under Boas at Columbia. In 1904-05…

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KÜTTLER, Edmund Martin

KÜTTLER, Edmund Martin. Jemnice 7.11.1884 — Rakousko-Uhersko 1964. Austrian Linguist and Ethnologist in Czechoslovakia, started with Indology. Ph.D. 1910 Wien. In 1907-08 in Caucasia and 1912 in Armenia. In 1911-12 further studies of Indology and ethnology in Berlin, then further studies at Vienna (Strzygowski) and 1914-15 Graz (Meringer). From 1915…

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KOPPERS, Wilhelm

KOPPERS, Wilhelm. Menzallen, Rheinland 8.2.1886 — Vienna 23.1.1961. German Ethnologist, Catholic Priest and Theologian in Austria. Professor in Vienna. He joined early the Missions­gesellschaft vom Göttlichen Wort and was educated at its gymnasium in Steyl, Netherlands. Studies of philosophy and theology at Missionshaus St.Gabriel in Mödling, Niederösterreich, and in Rome.…

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KOPERNICKI, Izydor

KOPERNICKI, Izydor. Czyżówka 17.4.1825 — Cracow 24.9.1891. Polish Physician, Ethnologist and Romani scholar. Professor in Cracow. Studied medicine at Kiev and worked then as physician. From 1871 living in Cracow, from 1878 Docent and 1886 Professor at Jagellonian University. Conducted field studies among Carpathian gipsies. Publications: Folklore publications. – Matériaux…

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