CONRAD, Dieter

CONRAD, Dieter. 1932 — 2001. German Scholar of Indian Law. Dr.iur. 1963 Heidelberg (diss. not on South Asia). Senior Research Fellow at South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg, was in Charge of its Department of Law from 1963 until his retirement in 1997. Publications: “Von Der Teilung Indiens Zur Teilung Pakistans.…

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CLEMEN, Carl Christian

CLEMEN, Carl Christian. Sommerfeld bei Leipzig 30.3.1865 — Bonn 8.7.1940. German Theologian and Historian of Religion. Professor in Bonn. Son of Oberkirchenrat August Clemen and Helene Voigt, educated at Fürstenschule in Grimma. Studies of theology at Leipzig, Tübingen, Halle and Berlin. PD 1892 Halle. From 1910 ao. Professor of New Testament…

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CANEDO GRILLE, José

CANEDO GRILLE, José. Tordoia, Galicia 22.2.1902 — Lens 29.12.1945. Spanish Linguist. Studies at seminary of Santiago de Compostela and at University of Granada, then 7 years IE, Indology and classics at Berlin. In the Spanish civil war he took Franco’s side. From 1943 taught Spanish at Heidelberg University. Publications: Zur Wort- und…

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CAMPBELL, Joseph

CAMPBELL, Joseph John. White Plains, NY 26.3.1904 — Honolulu 30.10.1987. U.S. Scholar of Literature and Comparative Mythology and Religion. Son of hosiery importer and wholesaler Charles William C. (of Irish background) and Josephine Lynch, grew up in New Rochelle, NY. Graduated 1921 from Canterbury School in New Milford, CT. B.A. 1925…

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BURKITT, Francis Crawford

BURKITT, Francis Crawford. Marylebone, London 3.9.1864 — Cambridge 11.5.1935. British Theologian. Esucated at Harrow. Studied first mathematics at Cambridge (Trinity College), B.A. 1886, then turned to theology. M.A. 1890.  In 1903-05 Lecturer in Palaeography, from 1905 Professor of divinity at Cambridge, until shortly before his death. B.D. and D.D. 1910. In…

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ASMUSSEN, Jes Peter

ASMUSSEN, Jes Peter. Aabenraa 2.11.1928 — Copenhagen 5.8.2002. Danish Iranian Scholar, Specialist of Judeo-Persian Literature. Son of engineer Asmus Heinrich A. (d. 1959) and Eline Petersen (d. 1960). Matriculated from Aabenraa in 1948, then studied at Copenhagen University: Cand.Theol. 1954. After amy servoce in Greenland (learned Inuit language) worked in…

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ARVON, Henri

ARVON, Henri (né Heinz Aptekmann). Bayreuth 9.3.1914 — Antony (Haut-de-Seone) 2.12.1992. French (born German Jew) Historian. Matriculated 1933 from Bayreuth, but could no longer begin studies in Germany. He moved to France with his fiancée and began studies at Strasbourg. In 1937 to military service and obtained French citizenship. After army…

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ANDERSON, John

ANDERSON, John. Edinburgh 4.10.1833 — Buxton, Derbyshire 15.8.1900. British (Scottish) Zoologist In India. Son of Thomas A., Secretary of National Bank of Scotland, and Jane Cleghorn. School and medical studies in Edinburgh. M.D. 1862 (with zoological diss.). Two years Professor of Natural History at Free Church College in Edinburgh, then…

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ADAM, Leonhard

ADAM, Leonhard. Berlin 16.12.1891 — Bonn 9.9.1960. German Ethnologist in Australia (naturalized 1956). Son of Meinhardt Michael Adam and Katharina Clare Rosa Schmidt. Gymnasium in Berlin. Studied law, economics, ethnology and Sinology at Berlin and Greifswald, LL.D. 1916. Worked as judge in Berlin, but kept his interest in ethnology and…

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ABRAMJAN, Rafik (Ajrik) Ašotovič

ABRAMJAN, Rafik (Ajrik) Ašotovič. Kušči 12.11.1929 — 1998. Armenian Historian. Son of Ašot A., an Armenian scholar. Graduated 1952 at Erevan, taught there from 1958. Kand. ist. nauk 1963, dr. ist. nauk 1982. From 1954 naučnyj sotrudnik, 1970 staršij naučnyj sotrudnik,  Docent 1978, Professor 1985 in Erevan. Publications: Dr.diss. Arm.-ind. vzaimootnošenija…

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