SZERB, János

SZERB, János. Budapest 7.1.1951 — Vienna 6.10.1988. Hungarian Tibetologist. Studies at Budapest. Ph.D. 1982. In 1984-88 in Ö.A.W, Forschungsstelle für Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte Asiens, in Vienna. Interested in Tibetan history and religion, also including Mongolian Buddhism. Also a poet. Committed suicide. Publications: “Glosses on the Oeuvre of Bla-ma ’Phags-pa: 2.…

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SMIRNOVA, Ol’ga Ivanovna

SMIRNOVA, Ol’ga Ivanovna. Petergof (Petrodvorec) 14.(27.)6.1910 — 13.1. 1982. Russian Central Asian (Sogdian) Scholar and Historian. Daughter of an officer. Graduated 1934 from Leningrad. Kand. filol. nauk 1945. Employed in 1934-35 in Numismatic Department of Hermitage, then 1935–82 naučnyj sotrudnik (1948 staršij n. s.) at Oriental Institute, Academy of Science,…

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RAWSON, Philip Stanley

RAWSON, Philip Stanley. Middlesborough 13.1.1924 — 6.11.1995. British Artist and Art Historian. Son of Stanley Walter Rawson ja Phyllis Adeline Bargate. Studies at Oxford and Courtauld Institute, also Sanskrit and Indian art at S.O.A.S. Dean of School of Art and Design, Uni­ver­sity of London. Also taught painting, sculpture and ceramics…

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PEROGLIO, Celestino

PEROGLIO, Celestino. Palestro 1824 — Bologna 1909. Italian Historian, interested in Indian Literature. Taught history and geography at technical school in Vercelli (founded by himself in 1854) and finally at Bologian University. A Garibaldian nationalist and a freemason (grand master of Grande Oriente d’Italia). Publications: Del principio della nazionalità nella…

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PERINI, Osvaldo

PERINI, Osvaldo. Verona (?) 1826 — 1890. Italian Journalist, Author, Historian and Translator interested in Sanskrit Literature. In 1849 expelled as a nationalist from Verona by Austrian government, worked as teacher in Breno near Brescia, and, after a while in Lugano, in other Lombardian towns, in 1853-62 in Torino and…

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PEREIRA, António Pinto

PEREIRA, António Pinto. 15?? — 1587. S.J. Portuguese Historian of India. From Mogadour, Bragança. Apparently secretary of an officer in Goa. His work dealing with the contemporary history of Portuguese in India was published only posthumously. Publications: História da Índia no tempo em que a Governou o Visorei Dom Luís…

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NICHOLAS, Cyril Wace

NICHOLAS, Cyril Wace (1898–1961). Sri Lankan Scholar of History is himself Sri Lankan and therefore discussed in my (unpublished) index of Sri Lankan scholars.

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MŽIK, Hans von

MŽIK, Hans von. Rzeszów, Galicia 24.7.1876 — Vienna 4.3.1961. Austrian Historian of Geography. PD 1917 Wien “für historische Geographie des Orients”. Ao. Professor 1929, from 1935 also taught Armenian. Also head of the map collection of Austrian National Library. Publications: Die Reise des Arabers Ibn Baṭūṭa durch Indien und China…

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MORRIS, Henry

MORRIS, Henry. 22.4.1829 — 1912. British Civil Servant and Historian in India. Son of —> John Carnac M. “Educated at Rugby and Haileybury, 1846-48. In India, 1848-75, in the Madras C.S., rose to be Judge of Godavery. Was for years Inspector of Schools. Publications: The history of India. 1856, 14th…

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MORLEY, Grace L. McCann

MORLEY, Grace L. McCann. Berkeley CAL 3.11.1900 — New Delhi 8.1.1985. U.S. Art Historian and Museologist. Studies at University of California, Berkeley (B.A. 1923, M.A. 1924) and Paris. Ph.D. 1926 Paris (Sorbonne). In 1927-30 Instructor of French and European Art at Goucher College in Baltimore. In 1930-33 General Curator of…

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