MACLAGAN, Edward

MACLAGAN, Edward Douglas. Pañjāb, India 25.8.1864 — London 22.10.1952. Sir. British Civil Servant and Historian in India. Son of —> R. E. M., educated in Winchester and at New College, Oxford (M.A.). In 1883 passed the I.C.S. examination and went to India 1885. From 1906 Chief secretary to Government of the Punjab,…

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KÜTTLER, Edmund

KÜTTLER, Edmund Martin. Jemnice 7.11.1884 — Austria 1964. Austrian (Moravian) Linguist and Ethnologist in Czechoslovakia, began his career 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,…

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KUDRJAVCEV, Mihail Konstantinovič

KUDRJAVCEV, Mihail Konstantinovič. Orenburg 31.12.1910 (11.1.1911) — 4.3.1992. Russian Ethnographist of South Asia. Son of official. In 1929-32 studied at Leningrad Topographical Technical School and worked then as topographer in Yakutia. Soon became interested in ethnography and graduated 1939 from Leningrad University (Historical Faculty). Participated in the WW II in…

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KUCKERTZ, Josef

KUCKERTZ, Josef. Würselen near Aachen 24.11.1930 — Berlin 25.3.1996. German Ethno-Musicologist interested in Indian Music. Passed Rheinische Musikschule and studied in 1952-56 musicology, Germanic and ancient history at Köln. Ph.D. 1962 Köln. In 1963-67 Assistant at Institute of Musicology, University of Köln, 1967 habilitation there. From 1967 PD and from…

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KOPPERS, Wilhelm

KOPPERS, Wilhelm. Menzelen near Xanten, Rheinland 8.2.1886 — Vienna 23.1.1961. German Ethnologist, Catholic Priest and Theologian in Austria. Professor in Vienna. He joined early the Society of the Divine Word (Societas Verbi Divini, S.V.D.) and was educated at its gymnasium in Steyl, Netherlands. Member of the Society 1908.Studies of philosophy…

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KOPERNICKI, Izydor

KOPERNICKI, Izydor. Czyżówka, Lesser Poland 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:…

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KOČNEV, Valentin Ivanovič

KOČNEV, Valentin Ivanovič. Perejaslavl-Zalesskij 29.4.1921 — 20.3.1982. Russian Historian and Ethnographist of South Asia. Son of a worker, educated in Moscow. Served in the Red Army in 1939-46 and participated in the WW II in 1941-45. Graduated in 1951 from Moscow Institut vostokovedenija. Kand. ist. nauk 1955. In 1955-82 naučnyj…

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KEANE, Augustus Henry

KEANE, Augustus Henry. Cork ?.6.1833 — London 3.2.1912.. Irish Journalist and Ethnological Writer. Educated in Cork, Dublin and Jersey. Graduated from Roman Catholic College, Dublin, then studied in Rome for priesthood, but soon rejected religious career. From 1862 editor of the Glasgow Free Press. For a while studied in Germany,…

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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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HODGSON, Brian Houghton

HODGSON, Brian Houghton. Lower Beech near Macclesfield, Cheshire 1.2.1800 (or 1801?) — London 23.5.1894. British Civil Servant, Diplomat and Indologist in India and Nepal (1818-44 & 1845-58), also worked on Anthropology and Natural History. Son of a banker, educated at Macclesfield and Dr. Delafosse’s school in Richmond, then at Haileybury.…

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