ZIMMER, Heinrich Friedrich

ZIMMER, Heinrich Friedrich. Kastellaun near Koblenz 11.12.1851 — Berlin 29.7.1910. German Indologist and Celtic Scholar. Professor in Greifswald and Berlin. Studied classics and Indology at Strassburg (Goldschmidt) and Tübingen (Roth), also Germanistics (Scherer) and Celtology (Windisch), strongly influenced by Weber. Ph.D. 1876 (?). PD 1878 Berlin. In 1881-1901 Professor of Sanskrit…

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ZIMIN, Aleksandr Semënovič

ZIMIN, Aleksandr Semënovič. Krasnoe Selo near St. Petersburg 11.(23.)8.1880 — Leningrad early 1942. Russian Indologist. Born in a peasant family, educated in St.Petersburg. After military medical school worked in 1897-1908 in hospitals of St.Petersburg and in Sestroreck nearby, but also passed high school studies. In 1909 left the army and began…

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ZIGMUND-CERBU, Anton

ZIGMUND-CERBU, Anton. 1923 — 10.3.1964. Romanian Buddhist and South-East Asian Scholar in France and the U.S.A. Left Romania in 1947, first to Paris. Studies at É.P.H.É. and E.L.O.V. Worked in C.N.R.S. From 1960 Assistant Professor of Buddhist and Oriental Religions at Columbia University in New York. He was ill and…

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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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