NUSSBAUM, Louis-Frédéric

NUSSBAUM, Louis-Frédéric (nom-de-plume Louis Frédéric). Paris 1923 —Quincy-sous-Sénart near Paris 24.11.1996. French Artist, Art Historian and Writer. Worked as illustrator, travelled in Africa. Interested in Asia he studied at Sorbonne and É.P.H.É. Dd not enter academic career and remained free author. Knew i.al. Sanskrit, Hindi and Japanese, Publications: Dans les pas du…

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MACREADY, William Charles

MACREADY, William Charles. England 7.8.1832 — Puttalam 26.11.1871. British Civil Servant in Sri Lanka. Son of the well-known actor William M. and actress Catherine Frances Atkins. Studies at Oxford (Christ Church) and Haileybury. From 1854 in Ceylon Civil Service, worked as Assistant Government Agent in Kandy, Puttalam, Kurunegala, Colombo and…

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LANGE, Antoni

LANGE, Antoni. Warsaw 28.4.1862 — Warsaw 17.3.1929. Polish Poet, Author and Translator. Son of Henryk Lange and Zofia Eisenbaum, a patriotic Jewish family. He began studies at the then Russian Warsaw university, but was soon expelled for his Polish patriotic activity. Worked as tutor and published some poetry, then went…

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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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KAL’JANOV, Vladimir Ivanovič

KAL’JANOV, Vladimir Ivanovič. v Manguše (village) Mariupol’skogo uezda Ekaterinoslavskoj gub. (Peršotravnevoe village Donskoj obl.) 21.7.(3.8.)1908 — St.Petersburg 17.3.2001. Russian Indologist. Son of a worker. Graduated 1932 from Leningrad Institut istorii, filologii i lingvistiki, student of Ščerbackoj and Barannikov. Kand. filol. nauk 1941. In 1935-37 naučnyj sotrudnik at NIANKP (?), from…

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EMMERICK, Ronald E.

EMMERICK, Ronald Eric. Sydney 9.3.1937 — Hamburg 31.8.2001. Australian Indologist, Tibetan and Iranian (Khotan Saka) scholar in the U.K. and Germany. Professor in Hamburg. Son of Eric Steward E., a builder, and Myrtle Caroline Smith. After school in Sydney studied in 1955-59 Classics, French and German at Sydney (B.A. 1959,…

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DIMOCK, Edward C., Jr.

DIMOCK, Edward Cameron, Jr. Roslindale, Boston 18.3.1929 — Centerville, Barnstable, MA 11.1.2001. U.S. Indologist, specialist of Bengali. Professor in Chicago. Educated at Roxbury, studies at Yale (B.A. 1950) and Harvard (S.T.B. 1953), ordained priest 1954. First studied architecture. Further S.T.M. 1954, Ph.D. 1959 Harvard (Ingalls). Taught at University of Chicago: 1959-61…

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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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BAUMER, Rachel Van Meter

BAUMER, Rachel Van Meter. 1928 — 1995. U.S. Indologist (Bengali). Student of T. W. Clark. Ph.D. 1964 University of Pennsylvania. First taught at Michigan State University, from 1970 at University of Minnesota, later in the 1970s Professor and chairperson of the South Asia Program at the University of Hawaii. Publications:…

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