SELL, Edward

SELL, Edward. Wantage, Berkshire 24.1.1839 — Bangalore 15.2.1932. Rev. British Missionary in India. Son of William John Sell. Educated at Church Missionary College in Islington, London. Ordained deacon 1862, priest 1867. In 1865-81 Principal of Harris High School for Muslims in Madras, 1880-1905 Secretary of Church Missionary Society in Madras. From…

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SEBASTIANI, Leopoldo

SEBASTIANI, Leopoldo. Rome 1770 — Rome 5.9.1843. Italian Missionary. Son of Vincenzo S. Worked as sub-librarian in Vatican before taking missionary career, working for Propaganda Fide. Before 1821 he had spent ten years in Turkey and, after a brief sejour in Rome, five in Persia and Afghanistan (1803-1808) and five…

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SCHULZE, Friedrich Volkmar Paul

SCHULZE, Friedrich Volkmar Paul (Frederick Volkomor P. Sch.). 18?? — 19??. Rev. German (?) Missionary in India (still 1931). Publications: A grammar of the Kuvi language. 252 p. Madras 1911. – The Religion of the Kuvi-Konds. 100 p. Madras 1912. – Vocabulary of the Kuvi-Kond Language with short Sentences on General Subjects for Con­versational…

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SCHOENER, August

SCHOENER, August Clemens. Bieswang, Bavaria 21.11.1872 — 19??. German Missionary in South India. After theology studies in 1890-94 at Munich and Erlangen worked as vicar in Passau in 1894-96. In 1896 left for Trankebar, worked in Tamilnadu until 1903. Then quitted the mission and returned to Germany. Married 1899 n.n. Schwenk.…

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SCHMID, Bernhard

SCHMID,  Ludwig Bernhard Ehregott. Lobeda (now part of Jena) 20.3.1788 — Calicut (Kozhikode) 20.10.1857. Rev. German Missionary in South India. Son of Rev. Rudolf Ludwig Schmid. After gymnasium in Naumburg studied theology at Jena. Worked as tutor and planned to go to Paris for learnung Sanskrit, but became teacher and priest in…

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SCHANZ, Hugo

SCHANZ, Hugo. Schöneck, Voigtland 8.11.1834 — Bobenneukirchen 30.1.1892. German Missionary in South India. From 1853 studies of Theology at Leipzig. Ordained in 1861 in Leipzig and left for India. Worked in different parts of Tamilnadu (from 1863 in Madras, from 1875 at Poraiyār), had health problems and returned in 1872.…

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SCHAENZLIN (Schänzlin), Gottlieb L.

SCHAENZLIN (Schänzlin), Gottlieb L. Pfullingen near Reutlingen 25.5.1877 — Springfield, Clark, Ohio 27.9.1963. Rev. German Methodist Missionary in India, then in the U.S.A. Son of Johann Jakob Sch. M.A. 1921 Johns Hopkins, in Indology. From 1907 worked in Bengal, from 1914 he was Principal of Collins Institute and Bible Training School…

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SCHAEFFER, Heinrich August Eduard

SCHAEFFER,  Heinrich August Eduard. Erfurt 27.6.1842 — Trankebar 30.1.1890. Rev. German Missionary in India. After mission school studied theology at Leipzig. In 1864 went to India, worked mainly in Trankebar, finally as Principal of Evangelical Lutheran Central High School. Married 1868 Clara Cordes, 11 children (one son, Martin S., became missionary…

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SANDEGREN, Johannes

SANDEGREN, Johannes  Teodor Hjalmar. Madurai 20.11.1883 — Uppsala 15.11.1962. Swedish Missionary in South India. Son of Carl Jacob S., a missionary in South India (since 1869), and Theodore Kremmer, daughter of a German missionary. In 1894 sent to Sweden for education, matriculated from Uppsala 1901. In 1906 Cand.theol. Uppsala and…

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RUBINO, Giovanni Antonio

RUBINO, Giovanni Antonio. Strambino (Turin) 1.3.1578 — Mount Unzen (Nagasaki), Japan 16.3.1643. S.J. Italian Missionary in India. Novice 1596, studies in Milano. Sailed from Lisbon in 1602. Ordained priest 1605 in Goa. Worked in Jesuit academies in Goa, Madras (1613-17), Cochin (1617-19, 1627-37), Colombo (1619-23), Tuticorin (1623-27), teaching mathematics, soon also theology.…

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