HARDY, Friedhelm E

HARDY, Friedhelm Ernst. Köln 1943 — Reading 4.8.2004. German Indologist and Scholar of Indian Religion in the U.K. Started studies of Indology at Münster (under Hacker) and Heidelberg. In 1966 came to the U.K. and continued his studies under Burrow at Oxford. Ph.D. 197? Oxford. In the early 1980s Lecturer…

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CUTLER, Norman

CUTLER, Norman. Silver Spring Md. 10.5.1949 — 26.2.2002. U.S. Indologist (Tamil Scholar). Educated at University of Michigan (A.B.), University of Washing­ton (M.A.) and University of Chicago (Ph.D. under A. K. Ramanujan). In the middle of the 1980s Assistant Professor at Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago, then…

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FADDEGON, Barend

FADDEGON, Barend (Bernard). Amsterdam 9.7.1874 — Ede (Gelderland) 28.6.1955. Dutch Indologist. Professor in Amsterdam. Son of Barend Abraham F., a watchmaker, and Sophia Elisabeth Laugeman, grew up in Amsterdam. Studies of Dutch at Amsterdam (Uhlenbeck), then Indology at Leiden under Kern and Speyer. Ph.D. 1906 Leiden. From 1907 PD, 1908…

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YARROW, Andrew H.

YARROW, Andrew Henry. 25.11.1919 — Miami 25.2.1999. U.S. Indologist. B.A. 1938 University of North Carolina. After WW II studies under Edgerton at Yale, Ph.D. 1950. From 1952 Assistant Professor of Indian Languages and Civilization at Columbia University. In the 1960s Professor at University of Miami. Publications: Diss. Aberrant Forms in the…

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TOLSTAJA, Natal’ja Ivanovna

TOLSTAJA, Natal’ja Ivanovna (née Terent’eva). Leningrad 15.9.1925 — St.Petersburg 24.1.2003. Russian Indologist (Pañjabi). Studies at Leningrad, concentrating on Sanskrit and Pañjabi. In 1963-2000 worked as editor in Hudožestvennaja Literatura in Leningrad/St.Petersburg. Married with D. I. Tolstoj, at least one son. Publications: Jazyk Pandžabi. M. 1960; The Panjabi language. A descriptive grammar.…

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THIEME, Paul

THIEME, Paul. Berlin 18.4.1905 — London 27.4.2001. German Indologist. Professor in Halle, New Haven and Tübingen. Son of Oskar Th., a minister, and Elisabeth Blancke, born as one of triplets. Gymnasium in Eisenach, privately learned Sanskrit from Fick’s textbook. From 1923 studies at Göttingen.  Ph.D. 1928 Göttingen, under Sieg, but…

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SUHOČEV, Aleksej Sergeevič

SUHOČEV, Aleksej Sergeevič. Strežnevo, Oktjabr’skij raion, obl. Kursk 22.3.1928 — 2000. Russian Indologist, specialist of Urdu and Assami Literature. Son of a farmer. In army in 1950-56. Graduated 1957 from Moscow. Kand. filol. nauk 1962, Dr. 1976. From 1956 naučnyj sotrudnik, 1974 staršij n. s. at Oriental Institute, AN SSSR,…

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SCHULZ, Siegfried A.

SCHULZ, Siegfried Anton. 15.2.1925 — 25/26.1.2002. German Indologist in the U.S.A. Ph.D. Professor at Catholic University of America in Washington, DC (1972/87). Publications: “Hindu Mythology in Mann’s Indian Legend”, Comparative Literature 14, 1962, 129-142; “Die vertauschten Köpfe: Thomas Manns indische Travestie”, Euphorion: Zeitschrift für Literaturgeschichte 57, 1963, 245-271; “Two Christian Saints? The Barlaam and Josaphat…

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SCHLERATH, Bernfried

SCHLERATH, Bernfried. Leipzig 15.5.1924 — Berlin 30.5.2003. German Indo-Iranian Scholar. The only child of literary editor Dr. Franz Schl. and Karoline Suter, in 1928 the family moved to Frankfurt. Matriculated 1943, briefly student at Frankfurt, in 1944-45 in the army. Studies of IE, Iranian and Indology at Hamburg (E. Fraenkel,…

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PLAESCHKE, Herbert

PLAESCHKE, Herbert Karl Alfred. Wismar 1.6.1928 — 29.12.2002. German (East) Indologist and Art Historian. Son of Alfred Pl., a book dealer, and Margarete Möller. Studies of Oriental archaeology (H. Mode) and Indology (Ammer) at Halle, graduated 1959. Dr.phil. 1963 Halle. Dr.sc. 19??. PD 1971 Halle. Worked as wiss. Mitarbeiter in Universitäts-…

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