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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SÃO MIGUEL, Gaspar de

SÃO MIGUEL, Gaspar de. 1595? — 1647. Born in Portugal. Franciscan priest and missionary in India. Publications: Manuscript works: Arte da lingoa Canarim (lost?); Dictionarium et ars lingua Canarinae; Vocabulario da Lingua Portugues e Canari. – A collection of sermons; an apologetic work describing and refuting Hindu religion (also manuscripts?).…

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SANTA RITA E SOUSA, Jose

SANTA RITA E SOUSA, Jose. 1??? — 19??. Apparently an Indian from Konkan, a Catholic Priest. Professor of Konkani at Esc. Superior Colonial in Lisbon in 1922 and still in the 1930s. Publications: Elementos gramaticais da língua concani. 1929. Sources: XXX.

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SANDBERG, Graham

SANDBERG, Graham. Oughtibridge, Yorkshire 9.12.1851 — Bournemouth 2.3.1905. British Priest and Tibetan Scholar. Son of Paul Louis S., a vicar and former (1843-49) missionary in India, and Maria Graham. Educated in Liverpool and Birkenhead. B.A. 1870 Dublin University, then studied law and was called to the bar in 1874. After…

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RAHMANN, Rudolph

RAHMANN, Rudolph. Niederense, Westfalen 20.9.1902 — Troisdorf 23.9.1985. SVD. German Ethnologist. Catholic Priest. Studies in the Netherlands and at Missionshaus St.Gabriel in Mödling near Vienna. Ordained 1929. From 1932 studies under W. Koppers and W. Schmidt. Ph.D. 1935 Vienna. In 1936 to China, taught sociology and ethnology at Furen Catholic…

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POPLEY, Herbert Arthur

POPLEY, Herbert Arthur. Richmond, Surrey 1878 — Coonoor, India 9.5.1960. British Missionary and Indologist, specialized in Classical Tamil Literature. Studies at Hackney College (B.A.). Ordained priest 1901 and left to India as London Missionary Society’s missionary. Worked in Erode, founding Community Training School there. In 1921 moved to Madras concentrating…

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PETER, Friedrich A.

PETER, Friedrich A. 1904 — 1988. Son of Friedrich E. Peter, Herrnhutian Bishop in Ladakh. Himself became a priest, living in India. Publications: Ksemendra, Five Tibetan legends: from the Avadāna Kalpalatā. 56 p. Opuscula Tibetana 20. Rikon/Zürich 1989. Sources: *Biographical sketch in his posthumous work.

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MAURICE, Thomas

MAURICE, Thomas. 1754 — 30.3.1824. Rev. British Priest and Oriental Scholar. Son of Thomas M., a schoolmaster. “Educated at Christ’s Hospital, Ealing and Bath, and at St. John’s and University Colleges, Oxford, 1774-78 [B.A. 1778], ordained. Held several curacies and a vicarage, 1798. Assistant-Keeper of MSS. in the British Museum…

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MATICS, Marion Leonidas

MATICS, Marion Leonidas, Jr. Suffolk, Virginia 13.7.1917 — N.Y. 21.11.1998. Rev. U.S. Buddhist Scholar. Son of M. L. Matics and Elizabeth Parker. Ph.D. 1960 Columbia University. Episcopalian priest, served in several parishes, then Rector of Christ Church, Bayridge, Brooklyn, retired 1983. Also taught Oriental philosophy at Columbia University and Brooklyn…

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LAMOTTE, Étienne

LAMOTTE, Étienne. Dinant 21.2.1903 — Brussels 5.5.1983. Monseigneur. Belgian Indologist and Catholic Priest. Professor in Louvain. Born in a big family as the son of the court officer and historian Georges L. (1861–1952). After classical education in Dinant took ecclesiastic career like his brother. Now studied classical languages and scholastic…

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