FARMER, Bertram Hughes

FARMER, Bertram Hughes. Wiltshire 1916 — 6.2.1996. British Geographer. Educated at Malmesbury. From 1934 studies at Cambridge (St.John’s College), graduated 1937. Taught at Cambridge. Married Anne Allison Stewart (d. 1995), three sons, one daughter. Publications: With O. H. K. Spate: India and Pakistan: A General and Regional Geography. 827 p. 1954. – Ceylon:…

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ROYLE, John Forbes

ROYLE, John Forbes. Cawnpur (Kanpur) 10.5.1799 — Acton near London 2.1.1858. British (Scottish) Physician, Botanist and Scientist in India. Son of Capt. William Henry Royle of E.I.C. and his wife Isabella, lost early his father. Educated at Edinburgh and Addiscombe, but soon left the military career and became Assistant Surgeon…

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BRELOER, Bernhard

BRELOER, Bernhard. Herne, Westfalen 8.11.1894 — Tbilisi 20.4.1947. German Indologist. Professor in Berlin. Son of mill owner Bernhard Br. and Auguste Lueg. Participated in the WW I. Studied a brief time at Jena, then at Bonn (under Jacobi and Kirfel) and Munich (W. Geiger) Indology, also classical philology, and musicology.…

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