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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KNIGHTON, William

KNIGHTON, William.Dublin 1824? — Tileworth, St. Leonards on Sea, Sussex 31.3.1900. British (Irish) Journalist in Sri Lanka. Son of Richard Kn., educated in Glasgow. Arrived at Ceylon in 1843 when 19. For a short time worked as the headmaster of Norman Seminary in Colombo, then as coffee planter near Kandy,…

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KEENE, Henry George

KEENE, Henry George. Haileybury 1826 — Westward Ho, Devon 26.3.1915. British Civil Servant and Historian in India. Son of the elder —> H. G. K., educated at Rugby, Oxford and Haileybury. In 1847 entered I.C.S., served in N.W. Provinces and retired in 1882. Fellow of Calcutta University. C.I.E. 1882. Twice married, five…

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HÁJEK, Lubor

HÁJEK, Lubor. Nové Strašecí 5.5.1921 — Prague 2.3.2000. Czech Art Historian. Studies at Prague 1945-49. Ph.D. 1948/49 Prague (under Pertold). From 1952 Director of Oriental Collections at Czech National Gallery, retired in 1986. Publications: diss. Poměr náboženství pudu v tantrismu. MS. Prague 1948/49. – Indian Miniatures of the Moghul School.…

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GOL’DBERG, Nikolaj Maksimovič

GOL’DBERG, Nikolaj Maksimovič. Moscow 23.4.1891 — Moscow 29.10.1961. Russian Historian of Modern India. Born in a merchant family. Studies at Heidelberg in 1910-12, in 1913-16 at agricultural academy, 1916-18 in army. In 1919-25 in various offices of the Soviet administration (mainly Komintern) in Turkestan, 1926-27 correspondent of TASS in Ankara.…

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GOIDSENHOVEN, Jacques P. van

GOIDSENHOVEN, Jacques P. van. 4.7.1932 (?) — 23.11.1971. Belgian Art Historian. But birth year seems to be wrong, he was already publishing in 1936 and worked then in Musées royaux d’Art et d‘Histoire. Publications: “Iconographie lamaïque d’après un Thanka de la collection Adolphe Stoclet”, Bulletin de la Société royale belge…

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GATELLIER, Marie

GATELLIER, Marie. 4.4.1940 — 9.5.1993. French Art Historian of Burma and Sri Lanka. Studies under J. Boisselier, also A. Bareau. Dr. ès-lettres. Cargée de recherche in C.N.R.S. Fieldwork in Sri Lanka. Publications: Diss. publ. Les peintures murales de Sri Lanka. Ecole kandyenne XVIIIe-XIXe siècles. 266+152 p. P.E.F.E.O. 162. P. 1991.…

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FURBER, Holden

FURBER, Holden. Boston 13.3.1903 — Bedford MA 19.1.1993. U.S. Historian of Colonial India. Professor in Philadelphia. Educated in Boston area, graduated 1924 from Harvard. Further studies at Queen’s College, Oxford (B.A. 1925, M.A. 1930). Ph.D. 1929 Harvard. Nine years Lecturer at Harvard. In 1934 visited South-East Asia and Ceylon, 1936-37…

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DU JARRIC, Pierre

DU JARRIC, Pierre. Toulouse 2.3.1566 — Saintes 1617. S.J. French Historian of Mission. Joined Jesuits in 1582. When his hope to become a missionary was not accepted he turned to writing mission history. Ordained priest he taught many years philosophy and moral theology in Bordeaux. Beside mission his work contains…

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CRANE, Robert I.

CRANE, Robert I. Delhi 1920 — Syracuse NY 1997. U.S. Historian of South Asia. Born in India to missionary parent. Studies at Duke, B.A. 1941 just before WW II. In war service again in South Asia. Renewed studies at Yale. Ph.D. 1951 Yale. Worked as Instructor at Chicago, Associate Professor…

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