PERCHERON, Maurice

PERCHERON, Maurice. Archachon (Gironde) 22.7.1891 — Paris 22.12.1963.French Engineer and Author. Son of Alfred P., a physician, and Madeleine Nonès. Participated in WW I. In the 1930s several travels in Asia. Married 1916 Suzanne Moreau (divorce 1940) and 1941 Suzanne Boyer. Publications: Tour d’Asie. 258 p. P. 1936; La Chine. P. 1935;…

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MONTEITH, William

MONTEITH, William. Abbey parish, Paisley, Renfrewshire 22.6.1790 — London 18.4.1864. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer, Diplomat and Historian in India. Major-General (1841). Son of William Monteith and Janet Goodwin. From 1809 Lieutenant in Madras Engineers, Captain 1817, Colonel 1839. In 1810 member of Malcolm’s embassy to Persia, remained there and served…

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MAJOR, Richard Henry

MAJOR, Richard Henry. Jersey 3.10.1818 — Kensington 25.6.1891. British Geographer. Son of elder R.H.M., a physician. From 1844 in charge of the the map collection in British Museum, from 1867 Keeper of the new department of printed maps and plans, retired 1880. Married 1847 Sarah Elizabeth Thorn, two daughters. Publications: Several…

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LUNIN, Boris Vladimirovič

LUNIN, Boris Vladimirovič. Geneva 18.7.1906 — Tashkent 18.10.2001. Russian Historian of Central Asia. Son of a lawyer, graduated in 1922 (?) from Arheologičeskij Institut in Rostov-na-Donu. War service 1941-45. Kand. ist. nauk 1956, Dr. ist. nauk 1967, Professor 1970. In 1925-41 “sotrudnik Donskogo obščestva arheologii, istorii, Sev.-Kavkazskogo kraevogo obščestva arheologii…

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LOW, Charles Rathbone

LOW, Charles Rathbone. Dublin 30.10.1837 — Kensington, London 1918. British Naval Officer. Son of Major John Handcock Low (d. 1849) of Bengal Army and Sophie Hamilton. Grew up in India until seven, then educated at Douglas College, Isle of Man. In 1853 joined Indian Navy. “Served in Indian and China…

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KINCAID, Dennis

KINCAID, Dennis Charles Alexander. 16.10.1905 — 10.6.1937. British Civil Servant in India. Son of —> Ch. A. Kincaid. From 1924 studied at Oxford (Balliol College). Arrived at Bombay in 1928. Drowned. Publications: Shivaji: The Grand Rebel. 19??. – British social life in India, 1608-1937. 362 p. L. 1938. – Two novels about India…

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HÜLLMANN, Karl Dietrich

HÜLLMANN, Karl Dietrich. Erdeborn, Mansfeld-Südharz 10.9.1765 — Bonn 4.3.1846. German Historian. Son of Erdmann H., a minister, and Eleonore Dorguth (d. 1772). After gymnasium in Eisleben studied theology and philosophy, soon also history at Halle. From 1786 worked as school director in Bremen, Kloster Berge and Berlin. Ph.D. 1793 Göttingen.…

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HAY, Stephen N.

HAY, Stephen N. Philadelphia 4.10.1925 — Santa Barbara 25.3.2001. U.S. Historian. Educated at Deep Springs and Haverford Colleges, 1942-1944. In 1944-46 army service. Then studies at London School of Economics, 1946-47, and Harvard. B.A. 1951Swarthmore College, M.A. 1953 Harvard, Ph.D. 1957 Harvard. In 1956-64 Instructor to Assistant Professor of History…

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HAENISCH, Erich

HAENISCH, Erich. Berlin 27.8.1880 — Stuttgart 21.12.1966. German Sinologist and Mongolist. Professor. Son of an attorney, educated in Berlin. In 1899-1903 studied Chinese, Mongolian and Manchu at Berlin (W. Grube, also listened to Pischel and J. Oppert), Ph.D. 1904. In 1904-11 in China, teaching at military schools in Wuchang and…

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GUERREIRO, Fernão

GUERREIRO, Fernão. Almodôvar 1550? — 1617. S.J. Father. Portuguese Jesuit Historian. Studied at Evora. For a while Rector in Funchal, Madeira, then in Bragança and Evora, finally Superior of the Jesuit congregation in Lisbon. His Relaçam continued Luis de Guzmsn’s account of the Jesuit mission in China and Japan (1601), but also…

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