IRZEL, Paul Arnold

IRZEL, Paul Arnold. Zürich 5.12.1861 — 8.1.1931. Swiss Indologist. Grandson of —> B. H., teacher in Aarau. Son of Paul Arnold H., a lawyer, and Johanna Victoria Albrecht. Studies of classical philology, Romance and Germanic philology and Sanskrit at Strassburg, Leipzig and München. Ph.D. 1890 Leipzig, under Windisch. Back in Switzerland…

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HIRZEL, Paul Arnold

HIRZEL, Paul Arnold. Lenzurg, Kanton Aargau 5.12.1861 — 8.1.1931. Swiss Indologist. Teacher in Aarau, grandson of —> B. H. Son of Paul Arnold H., a lawyer, and Johanna Victoria Albrecht. Studies of classical philology, Romance and Germanic philology and Sanskrit at Strassburg, Leipzig and Munich. Ph.D. 1890 Leipzig (under Windisch). Back…

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HARTMANN, Hans

HARTMANN, Hans. Rüstringen bei Wilhelmshaven 18.11.1909 — 11.12.2000. German Linguist and Celtologist. Son of a policeman, Gustav H., and Johanna Theiken, educated in Jever. From 1928 studies of classics, Indology and IE at Marburg, 1930 to Berlin. Ph.D. 1933 Berlin (diss. on Russian). In 1937-39 studied Irish at UCD in…

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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 Vienna, 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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GIRARD, A

GIRARD, A. 18?? — Liège 1887. Abbé. Belgian Indologist. Perhaps a student of Nève. He was reputed to have translated the Rigveda in French, but the manuscript has disappeared. Publications: Le Rig-Véda et ses derniers exégètes. Études védiques. 32 p. Liège 1886. Sources: Briefly mentioned by W. Callewart, “Indology Studies…

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FRANCIS, Henry Thomas

FRANCIS, Henry Thomas. West Raynham, Norfolk 22.10.1837 — 28.6.1924. British Indologist (Pāli scholar). Son of William Francis. Education: schools at Walsingham & Ipswitch; from 1856 Cambridge (B.A. 1860, M.A. 1863), 1861-73 Fellow of Caius College. Assistant schoolmaster in Kensington 1864-65, Bromsgrove 1865-73 and at Bedford Grammar School 1874-77. Then in…

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GAWROŃSKI, Andrzej

GAWROŃSKI, Andrzej. Geneva 20.6.1885 — Warsaw (or Jósefów?) 11.1.1927. Polish Indologist. Professor in Lwów. For parents —> Ant. G. above. Educated in Warsaw and Lwów (now Lviv in Ukraina), in 1903-05 studies at Lwów (learnt Sanskrit from G. Blatt). From 1905 studied Indology and comparative IE at Leipzig under Brugmann,…

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FABRICIUS, Pierre

FABRICIUS, Pierre. Berlin 23./30.4.1912 — 20.12.1988. French (of German origin) Indologist and South-East Asian Scholar. Student of Zimmer at Heidelberg, emigrated because of Nazis. In 194?-74 taught Greek and Latin in Pnom Penh, then Professor of Sanskrit (?) in France (or perhaps schoolteacher of German). Specialist of vyākaraṇa. Publications: Mainly…

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DUPEUTY-TRAHON, Jean-Ferdinand

DUPEUTY-TRAHON, Jean-Ferdinand. Claire-Fontaine (Seine-et-Oise) 30.3.1794 — 1836. French Indologist. Son of an officer, who had served in India under Haidar ‘Ali, became interested in India through his father’s reminiscences. After studies of medicine in Paris became in 1813 the physician of the 150th regiment, but felt unhappy in the army…

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DANDOY, Georges

DANDOY, Georges. Hemptinne, Namur 5.2.1882 — Calcutta 11.6.1962. S.J. Belgian Missionary-Indologist in India. Studied philosophy at Namur (1905-05) and Stonehurst Jesuit College, England (1905-07), then 1907-09 Sanskrit at Oxford. Taught at St.Xavier’s College in Calcutta in 1909-12, then 1912-16 theological studies at St.Mary’s in Kurseong near Darjeeling. Ordained priest 1914.…

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