NALBANDJAN, Georgij Mkrtyčevič

NALBANDJAN, Georgij Mkrtyčevič. Čita 5.1.1926 — 1998. Armenian Iranian Scholar. Son of a worker. Graduated 1951 in Erevan. Kand. filol. nauk 1955, Docent 1961, Dr. 1972, Professor 1973. From 1952 taught at University of Erevan, from 1963 with chair of Oriental philology. Publications: At least 60 items, e.g. kand.diss. Očerki po drevnepersidskomu…

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MYER, Prudence R.

MYER, Prudence R. 21.12.1920 — 27.4.2001. U.S. Art Historian. Assistant Professor at Mount Holyoke College (1956), Professor of Art at Tulane University (1963), Associate Professor of Art at University of California, Santa Barbara (1966). Publications: Articles, e.g. “The Great Temple at Bodh-Gayā”, The Art Bulletin 40, 1958, 277–298; “Stupas and Stupa-Shrines”, Art. As. 24, 1961,…

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MUIRHEAD-THOMSON, R. C.

MUIRHEAD-THOMSON, Robert Charles. Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire 2.5.1914 — 4.10.2000. British Naturalist. Son of Rev. John M.-Th. Educated at Edinburgh and Kelvinside Academies. From 1932 studies of botany and zoology at Glasgow, B.Sc. 1936 in Zoology. D.Sc. 1942. Specializing on mosquito biology worked at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and…

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MARKOVICH (Marković), Miroslav

MARKOVICH (Marković), Miroslav. Belgrad 18.3.1919 — Urbana, Ill. 14.6.2001. Yugoslavian (Serbian?) Classical Scholar in America. Studies at Belgrad, graduated 1941. Participated in war as partisan under Tito, then 1946-54 Lecturer in Classical Philology at Belgrad. In 1953 went to India and worked at Visva-Bharati, in 1954 emigrated to Venezuela. In…

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MANN, Stuart E

MANN, Stuart Edward. Nottingham 11.6.1905 — High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire 5.8.1986. British Linguist. Son of Oliver Mann and Mabel Constance Anderson. Studies at Bristol, graduated 1927. In 1929-31 in Tirana, then teaching English in Brno. In 1947-72 taught Czech and Albanian at School of Slavonic and East European Studies (University of…

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MACKENZIE,  D. Neil

MACKENZIE, David Neil. London 8.4.1926 — Bangor, Wales 13.10.2001. British Iranian Scholar in Germany. Professor in Göttingen. Son of David M., educated in Slough, Windsor and Cambridge. From November 1943 to December 1947 in army, from August 1944 to September 1945 served in India and Burma, then until July 1947 in…

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LAUF, Detlef Ingo

LAUF, Detlef Ingo. 1936 — 2001. German or Swiss (?) Tibetologist and Scholar of Religion in the U.S.A. Ph.D. Dipl.-Psych. He taught as Professor at C. G. Jung Institute in Zürich, at Institute of Asian Studies in San Francisco, at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, and at Columbia Pacific University in…

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LACOMBE, Olivier

LACOMBE, Olivier Auguste. Liège 2.7.1904 — Neuilly-sur-Seine 2.7.2001. French Indologist. Professor in Lille and Paris. Son of engineer, born in Belgium in French family. Educated at Lycée concordet and École Normale Supérieure in Paris. Agrégé de philosophie 1928 and docteur-ès-lettres 1939. In 1939-44 Director of Institute of Philosophy, Faculty of Letters,…

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KOSSINNA, Gustaf

KOSSINNA, Gustaf. Tilsit, Ostpreussen (now Sovetsk in Russia) 28.9.1858 — Berlin 20.12.1931. German Archaeologist. Professor in Berlin. Son of a secondary-school teacher, Hermann K., and Natalie Genzmer. After gymnasium in Tilsit studied classics and Germanic philology at Göttingen, Leipzig, Berlin and Strassburg. Ph.D. 1887 Strassburg. In 1887-92 librarian in  Halle,…

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KOLLÁR, Ján

KOLLÁR, Ján (Czech Jan K.). Mošóc 29.7.1793 — Vienna 24.1.1852. Slovakian Philologist, Poet and Translator. Son of Matej K. and Katarina Frndová. After gymnasium in Pressburg (Bratislava) worked as teacher. In 1817-19 studied Lutheran theology at Jena. From 1819 priest in Slovakian church in Pest. In 1849-52 Professor of Slavic Archaeology…

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