KÜTTLER, Edmund Martin

KÜTTLER, Edmund Martin. Jemnice 7.11.1884 — Austria 1964. Austrian (Moravian) Linguist and Ethnologist in Czechoslovakia, started with Indology. Gymnasium in Brno, studies at Vienna. Ph.D. 1910 Vienna (L. von Schroeder). In 1907-08 in Caucasia and 1912 in Armenia. In 1911-12 further studies of Indology and ethnology in Berlin, then further…

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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 of Anthropology at Jagellonian University. Conducted field studies among Carpathian gipsies. Publications: Folklore publications…

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HUTH, Otto

HUTH, Otto. Bonn 9.5.1906 — Tübingen 1998. German Scholar of Religion. Professor in Tübingen. Son of a neuropathologist. From 1925 studied theology at Bonn, Kiel and Marburg. Ph.D. 1932 Bonn (under C. Clemen in comparative religion). Joined the NSDAP in 1928. In 1935 met Hermann Wirth, collaborated with him and…

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HUNTER, William Wilson

HUNTER, William Wilson. Glasgow 15.7.1840 — Oaken Holt near Oxford 7.2.1900. Sir. British (Scottish) Civil Servant, Historian, Ethnologist and Linguist in India. Son of Andrew Galloway H., a manufacturer, and Isabella Wilson. Educated at Glasgow Academy and University (B.A. 1860). Further studies in Paris and Bonn (i.al. some Sanskrit). “Went…

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HEWITT, James Francis

HEWITT, James Francis Katherinus. 21.6.1835 — 14.3.1908. British Civil Servant in India, a Scholar of Indian Ethnology and Prehistory. Born in Ireland, son of Rev. John Pratt H. and Elisabeth Gervais. Educated in Westminster, studies at Oxford (Christ Church). Joined I.S.C., served in Krishnagarh. From 1863 Deputy Commissioner in Chota…

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HARRINGTON, John Peabody

HARRINGTON, John Peabody. Waltham MA 29.4.1884 — San Diego CAL 21.10.1961. U.S. Linguist and Anthropologist. Son of Elliot A. H. and Mary L. Peabody. Moved to California as child. Studied anthropology and classics, then also IE, at Stanford (A.B. 1905), Berkeley, Leipzig and Berlin, without completing his Ph.D. In 1915-55…

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HAEKEL, Joseph

HAEKEL, Joseph. Vienna 17.6.1907 — Vienna 2.11.1973. Austrian Ethnologist. Son of a court official. From 1931 studied ethnology at Wien. Ph.D. 1935 Wien, then Assistant of Koppers. PD 1941 Wien, soon to army. Ao. Professor from 1950. After war continued Amerindian studies, but in the late 1950s turned to South…

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HABERLANDT, Michael

HABERLANDT, Michael. Altenburg (now Mosonmagyaróvár, Hungary) 29.9. 1860 — Vienna 14.6.1940. Austrian Anthropologist and Indologist. Son of Agronomist Friedrich H. Studies of Indology, etc. at Wien, Ph.D. 1882. In 1892 he became the first PD of Ethnology at Wien University, from 1910 with ao. Professor’s title. From 1895 employed in…

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FOY, Willy Karl Max Emil

FOY, Willy Karl Max Emil. Leipzig 27.11.1873 — 1.3.1929. German Indologist and Ethnologist. Professor in Cologne. After school in Leipzig and Dresden studied from 1892 philology at Leipzig (Windisch, Brugmann). Ph.D. 1895 Leipzig. After a while as Assistant in Dresden Ethnographic Museum became in 1901 the first director of Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum…

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