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 Phnom 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 at 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…

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BARTH, Marie-Étienne-Auguste

BARTH, Marie-Étienne-Auguste. Strasbourg 22.3.1834 — Paris 15.4.1916. French Indologist. Born in Strasbourg as the son of catholic father, commis-négociant Étienne B., and protestant mother, Marie-Wilhelmine Stoeber. Educated in Stras­bourg, 1856 lic. ès lettres. Taught logic and rhetorics at Bouxviller Collège near Savern from 1857, privately studied Sanskrit, and in 1861…

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BARRIGUE DE FONTAINIEU, Gérard

BARRIGUE DE FONTAINIEU, Gérard Hilaire Prosper Emmanuel Hippolyte, Baron, 1895 Marquis de Fontainieu. Marmande, Lot et Garonne 26.7.1863 — Paris 15.4.1927. French Indologist, specialist of Tamil and Hindustani. Son of Prosper BdeF and Françoise Delage, member of a family coming from Marseille and belonging to nobility from the early 18th century. Diplome…

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ARENSKIJ, Pavel Antonovič

ARENSKIJ, Pavel Antonovič. Livny, Orlov gub. 1887 — 25.12.1941. Russian Indologist (Hindi Scholar). Son of a composer, A.S.A. Living in Moscow, after revolution joined the Red Army and worked in visual agitation in Smolensk. From 1921 at Oriental Institute in Moscow, from 1922 nayčnyj sotrudnik, 1923-25 teaching Hindustani. He was…

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