WENDEL, François-Xavier

WENDEL, François-Xavier. 1732? — Lakhnau 20.3.1803. Father. German Jesuit Missionary in India. Very little is known of his life. He arrived at India in 1751. First in Goa and Diu, from 1763 in Lakhnau, later also in Agra, but often ill. For a while served te Rāja of Bhāratpur. He…

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TILIANDER, Bror

TILIANDER, Bror. Karlshamn 17.4.1896 — 19??. Swedish Missionary and Scholar of Indian Religion. Son of painter Gustaf T. and Rosalie Tingström, school and studies in Lund. Fil. kand. 1922, teol. kand. and ordination 1925, fil. lic. 1949. Missionary in South India in 1925-60 working in Madurai, Pudukkottai and Coimbatore, during…

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TESSIER DE QUÉRALAY, Jean-Jacques

TESSIER DE QUÉRALAY, Jean-Jacques. Chantenay c. 1668 — Juthia 27.9.1736. French Missionary in India. Capuchin. From 1699 missionary (procureur of Société des Missions Etrangères) in Pondichéry. From 1717 Coadjutor to Vicar Apostolic of Siam (Thailand) and titulat Bishop of Rosalia, in 1723-36 Vicar Apostolic of Thailand. Publications: G. Dharampal: La religion des…

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STOTHERT, Richard

STOTHERT, Richard. Edinburgh 1834 (?) — 11.10.1898. Rev. British Missionary in India. Studies at Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities (M.A.). After briefly service as chaplain in Bermuda ordained priest in 1860 and left to Bombay. In 1876-84 Principal of Wilson College in Bombay. Married, one daughter. Publications: “The Dialectic of the…

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STEPANOV, Gurij (Aleksej Ivanovič St.)

STEPANOV, Gurij (Aleksej Ivanovič St.). Čeboksary 3.10.1880 — Gorkij 1.11.1937. Russian Ecclesiastic, Mongolian and Tibetan Scholar. Archimandrit, then Archbishop of Russian Orthodox Church. After Kazan Seminary studied 1902-06 at Kazan Spiritual Academy (cand. theol.). Intending to become missionary concentrated on Mongolian language and Buddhism. In 1909 mag.theol. Docent of Kalmuk…

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SMITH, Ray Caldwell

SMITH, Ray Caldwell. 20.7.1872 — 193?. Rev. U.S. Presbyterian Missionary in India. Studies at San Francisco Theological Seminary. Soon after marriage to India. In 1914 in Fatehpur. At Landour Language School in Mussoorie. Living 1938. Married 1900 Huetta Jean Trumbull, children. Publications: with S. Weightman: Introductory Hindi course. 516 p.…

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SHIRT, George

SHIRT, George. Cawthorne, Yorkshire 1843 — Quetta 16.6.1886. Rev. British Missionary in India. Educated in London and Cambridge (B.A. 1864). Left for India in 1866 and worked in Hyderabad, Sindh, and, after a furlough 1873–75, in Karachi and elsewhere. In 1881 in Quetta learned Brahui. After another furlough, 1882–85, returned…

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SCOTT, Hugh Robert

SCOTT, Hugh Robert. 1859 — 1929. Rev. Irish Presbyterian Missionary in India interested in Numismatics. M.A. Dr. Worked as missionary in Rajkot (1883-97) and Surat, Gujarat. In 1926 corresponded with Gandhi, had then been 42 years in India. Married with Jeanie Hill Moore. Publications: on the coins of Kṣatrapa, etc.,…

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SCHRÖDER, Dominik

SCHRÖDER, Dominik. Eiweiler, Saarland 4.9.1910 — Ibid. 25.12.1974. German Catholic Missionary and Anthropologist in China. Worked in North-West China in 1938-49, mainly among Monguors. Then active in Anthropos Institute in Fribourg. Ph.D. 1951. In 1960-69 Professor of Ethnology at Nanzan University in Nagoya, Japan, now conducted fieldwork among Puyuma people…

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SAVIDGE, Frederick William

SAVIDGE, Frederick William. Stretham, Cambridgeshire 1862 — London 20.9.1936. British Baptist Missionary in North-East India. Worked as schoolteacher in London. Arrived at India in 1891. Together with his friend J. H. Lorrain he became the first missionary in Mizoram in 1894. In 1897 both moved to Arunachal Pardesh and returned…

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