NOAKES, G. M.

NOAKES, G. M. 18?? — 19??. Miss. Friend of C. A. F. Rhys Davids. In 1904-05 she transliterated the Pāli text of the Dukapaṭṭhāna from the Thai printed edition for the P.T.S. Then similar work with the both Niddesas Both were then used as the basis, collated with several manuscripts, for the P.T.S. editions of these texts…

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MÖHRKE, Edwin

MÖHRKE, Edwin. 1??? — 1960?. German Student of Indology. In 1923 he was student of philology at Marburg (joined D.M.G.). Ph.D. 1933? Königsberg. In 1934 living in Berlin (again joined D.M.G.). Possibly turned into a journalist (press articles in 1937/48). Dr. EM, a journalist, died in 1959/60. Publications: Diss. Vallabhadeva’s Commentar zu…

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BRANDES, Jan Laurens Andries

BRANDES, Jan Laurens Andries. Rotterdam 13.1.1857 — Batavia 26.6.1906. Dutch Indonesian Philologist and Archaeologist. Aften school in Amsterdam studied 1874-79 theology (but also Sanskrit) at Amsterdam Athenaeum (now A. university), in 1879-83 Indology at Leiden (in preparation for colonial service, but including Kavi, Sanskrit and Arabic). Ph.D. 1884 Leiden (under…

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SZEMERÉNYI, Oswald John Louis

SZEMERÉNYI, Oswald John Louis. London 7.9.1913 — Freiburg i. Br. 29.12.1996. Hungarian IE Scholar in Germany. Professor in Freiburg (i.Br.). Born in London in a Hungarian family, grew up in Hungary. Studies of Classical, Germanic and Comparative Philology at Budapest. Ph.D. 1936 Budapest, in IE. PD 1944 Budapest. From 1947…

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SIMON, Ernst Julius Walter

SIMON, Ernst Julius Walter (Ximen Xuade). Berlin 10.6.1893 — London 22.2.1981. German Sinologist and Sino-Tibetan Scholar in the U.K. Professor in London. Studies of classical and Romance philology in 1911-14 at Berlin. Employed in the university libraries in Kiel and Berlin, now started the study of Sinology under O. Franke.…

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SCHMIDTS, Peter

SCHMIDTS, Peter (Pēteris Šmits, Russian Pëtr Petrovič Šmidt). Rauna, Latvia 25.12.1869 — Riga 5.6.1938. Latvian Linguist. Professor of IE Antiquity and Baltic Philology at Riga. Studied Russian, Chinese and Manchu in Moscow and St.Petersburg. After a long visit to China he became Professor of Chinese at Vladivostok in 1899. Taught…

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SCHMIDT, Richard

SCHMIDT, Richard. Aschersleben 29.1.1866 — Münster/Westfalen 15.11.1939. German Indologist. Professor in Münster. Son of a teacher. After school in Eisleben studied in 1886-90 at Halle (Pischel, Geldner). Ph.D. 1890 Halle. Eight years in Eisleben, probably as teacher. PD 1898 Halle, in 1904-10 also Librarian of D.M.G. In 1910 moved to…

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PERRY, Edward Delavan

PERRY, Edward Delavan. Troy NY 20.12.1854 — New York NY 28.3. 1938. U.S. Indologist and Classical Scholar. Professor in New York. Son of Amos Sone Perry and Sarah Hillhouse. Studies of classical philology at Columbia University in New York (A.B. 1875). Further studies under Roth at Tübingen, Ph.D. there 1879.…

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PENZL, Herbert

PENZL, Herbert. Neufelden 2.9.1910 — Oakland 1.9.1995. Austrian Linguist in the U.S.A., naturalised 1944. Professor in Berkeley. After gymnasium in Ottakring studied English philology at Vienna. With a scholarship went to the U.S.A. and was in 1932-34 Editorial Assistant in the Linguistic Atlas of the U.S.A. and Canada at Brown…

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NOVIKOVA, Vera Aleksandrovna

NOVIKOVA, Vera Aleksandrovna. Moscow 16.2.1918 — 10.4.1972. Russian Indologist, specialist of Bengali. Daughter of an official, graduated 1940 from Leningrad. Kand. filol. nauk 1953, Docent 1956. Naučnyj sotrudnik at Oriental Institute, Leningrad, in 1949-50, taught Indian Philology at Leningrad University from 1952. Publications: at least 50 publications, i.al. – kand.diss.…

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