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  • D’ISTRIA, Dora

    D’ISTRIA, Dora —> Ghica, Elena

  • D’JAKONOV, Mihail Mihajlovič

    D’JAKONOV, Mihail Mihajlovič. St.Petersburg 13.(26.)6.1907 — Moscow 8.6.1954. Russian Historian of the Ancient World. Son of an official. Grew up in Norway. Studies ...

  • D’JAKONOVA, Natal’ja Vasil’evna

    D’JAKONOVA, Natal’ja Vasil’evna. St.Petersburg 28.11.(11.12.)1907 — 1996. Russian Iranian scholar. Daughter of an official. Graduated 1930 from Leningrad. Kand. filol. nauk 1946. In ...

  • DA MACERATA, Cassiano

    DA MACERATA, Cassiano —> CASSIANO DA MACERATA

  • DAALEN, Leendert Antonius van

    DAALEN, Leendert Antonius van. Scheemda 30.4.1939 — Hilversum 1.10.1993. Dutch Indologist. Studied Classical Philology at Utrecht (M.A. 1966), then Indology (M.A. 1970) under Gonda. Ph.D. 1980 with ...

  • DAHLKE, Paul Wilhelm Eduard

    DAHLKE, Paul Wilhelm Eduard. Osterode/Ostpreussen 25.1.1865 — Berlin-Frohnau 29.2.1928. German Bauddha, Physician in Berlin. Son of a civil servant, in a big and poor family. Studied medicine ...

  • DAHLMANN, Joseph

    DAHLMANN, Joseph. Köln/Koblenz 14.10.1861 — Tokyo 22.6.1928. Father. S.J. German Indologist, later in Japan. Son of a tailor, Johann Simon D., and Catharina Schulten, educated in 1873-78 ...

  • DALES, George Franklin, Jr

    DALES, George Franklin, Jr. Akron, Ohio 13.8.1927 — Berkeley 18.4.1992. U.S. Archaeologist. Professor in Berkeley. Educated at University of Akron (B.A. 1953 in Classical srudies) and University ...

  • DALGADO, Sebastião Rodolfo

    DALGADO, Sebastião Rodolfo. Assagão, Goa 8.5.1855 — Lisbon 4.4.1922. Monsenhor. Indo-Portuguese Indologist. Son of Ambrose Dalgado, a landowner in Bardez, and Florinda Rosa de Souza. School in ...

  • DALGLEISH, Andrew

    DALGLEISH, Andrew. 1853 — near Karakorum 6.4.1888. British (Scottish) Tradesman, Traveller and Geographer of Central Asia. “For years he journeyed for commercial purposes between Kashmir ...

  • DALRYMPLE, Alexander

    DALRYMPLE, Alexander. New Hailes near Edinburgh 24.7.1737 (or 1736) — London 19.6.1808. British ...

  • DALRYMPLE, Alexander

    DALRYMPLE, Alexander. New Hailes near Edinburgh 24.7.1737 (or 1736) — London 19.6.1808. British ...

  • DALTON, Edward Tuite

    DALTON, Edward Tuite (or Tuite-Dalton). England? 1815 — 30.12.1880. British Colonial Officer and Ethnologist in India. Son of music composer Edward Tuite D. (of Irish orihin, d. ...

  • DALTON, Ormonde Maddock

    DALTON, Ormonde Maddock. Cardiff 30.1.1866 — Holford, Somerset 1945. British Art Historian and Classical Scholar, a Specialist of Early Christian Art. Son of a lawyer, educated at ...

  • DAMANT, Guybon Henry

    DAMANT, Guybon Henry. Cowes, Isle of Wight 9.5.1846 — Khorama, Nagaland 14.10.1879. British Civil Servant and Ethnologist in India (1869-79). Son of Henry James D., a lawyer, ...

  • DAMES, Mansel Longworth

    DAMES, Mansel Longworth. Bath 1850 — Guildford 8.1.1922. British Civil Servant, Indologist and Historian of India. Son of Captain George Longworth Dames (of Irish background) and Caroline ...

  • DANDARON, Bidiya Dandarovič

    DANDARON, Bidija Dandarovič. Kižinga, Buryatia 15.12.1914 — Vydrino, Buryatia 26.10.1974. Russian Buryat Lama, Tibetologist and Buddhist Scholar. Son of Dorji Badmaev, a Tantric practitioner. In 1921 he ...

  • DANDOY, Georges

    DANDOY, Georges. Hemptinne, Namur 5.2.1882 — Calcutta 11.6.1962. S.J. Belgian Missionary-Indologist in India. Studied philosophy at Namur (1905-05) and Stonehurst Jesuit College, England (1905-07), then 1907-09 Sanskrit ...

  • DANGERFIELD, Frederic

    DANGERFIELD, Frederic. 17?? — Indore 6.12.1828. British Colonial Officer in India. Entered Bombay Army in 1804. Captain 1820. Until 1823 carried geological survey of the Himalaya, then ...

  • DANIBEGOV, Rafail

    DANIBEGOV, Rafail (Rap‘iel Danibegašvili). 1775 — 18??. Georgian Traveller. Son of Osefa (Joseph) D. A wealthy merchant in Tbilisi, he made two journeys to India, in 1795–98 ...

  • DANIELL, Thomas

    DANIELL, Thomas. Kingston upon Thames 1749 — Kensington 19.3.1840. British Landscape Painter in India. Uncle of —> William D. Studied and worked in ...

  • DANIELL, William

    DANIELL, William. Kingston upon Thames 1769/70 — Camden Town 16.8.1837. British Painter in India. Nephew of —> Thomas ...

  • DANIÉLOU, Alain

    DANIÉLOU, Alain (nom-de-plume Shiva Sharan). Neuilly-sur-Seine (Seine) 4.10.1907 — Lonay, Switzerland 27.1.1994. French Musicologist deeply interested in India. Son of Charles D. (1878–1953), an anticlerical Breton ...

  • DANIELSSON, Olof August

    DANIELSSON, Olof August. Häradshammar, Östergötland 15.10.1852 — Uppsala 10.7.1933. Swedish Linguist. Professor in Uppsala. Son of Daniel D., a shoemaker, and Anna Brita Olofsdotter. From 1870 studied ...

  • DANN, George James

    DANN, George James. Oxford 1.7.1857 — 11.7.1941. British Baptist Missionary in India. Son of James Dann, a Baptist minister, and Mary Anne Ruffell. Went to India in ...

  • DANTINNE, Jean

    DANTINNE, Jean. 1930 — 1996. Belgian Buddhist Scholar (Sanskrit, Chinese, Tibetan). Probably studies under Lamotte. Professor (?) at Louvain-la-neuve (1983).

    Publications: Translated and annotated: ...

  • DAPPER, Olfert

    DAPPER, Olfert. Amsterdam baptized 6.1.1636 — Amsterdam 29.12.1689. Dutch Physician and Geographer. From 1658 studies at Utrecht, in 1659 Med.Dr. Then living in Amsterdam, where he became ...

  • DARBY, Alfred

    DARBY, Alfred. Stevenage, Hertofirdshire 16.9.1863 — 19??. Rev. British Missionary in India. Son of Walter D., a farmer. “Graduated from St. Augustine’s College, Canterbury, in 1889, received ...

  • DARMESTETER, James

    DARMESTETER, James. Château-Salins (Meurth, Lorraine) 28.3.1849 — Maisons-Lafitte near Paris 19.10.1894. French Iranian Scholar. Professor in Paris. Son of a Jewish bookbinder, younger brother of the philologist ...

  • DAUMAL, René

    DAUMAL, René. Boulzicourt, Ardennes 16.3.1908 — Paris 21.5.1944. French Poet interested in India. Educated at Lycée de Reims and Lycée Henri-IV, studies at Sorbonne. Born in rural ...

  • DAVID-NÉEL, Alexandra

    DAVID-NÉEL, Alexandra (née Louise Eugènie Alexandrine Marie David). St.Mandé (Seine) 24.10.1868 — Digne (Basses-Alpes) 8.9.1969. French Bauddha and Traveller. The only child of Louis Pierre David, a ...

  • DAVIDSON, John

    DAVIDSON, John. 28.8.1845 — 9.9.1917. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of the physician Alexander D. Educated at Winchester College, joined the army in 1863 and the ...

  • DAVIES, Cuthbert Collin

    DAVIES, Cuthbert Collin. 16.4.1896 — 1974. British (Welsh) Historian of South Asia. Studied at University of Wales. Ph.D. Cambridge. Served as officer in North-West Frontier. In 1926-36 ...

  • DAVIES, John

    DAVIES, John. 18?? — London 18.9.1890. Rev. British Indologist and Welsh Scholar (?). From Salford. From 1838 studies at Cambridge (St.John’s College, B.A. 1842, M.A. 1845). Ordained ...

  • DAVIS, Edwin Bell

    DAVIS, Edwin Bell. Lawrence, Mass. 3.6.1866 — Franklin NJ 23.7.1957. U.S. Linguist. Professor in New Brunswick NJ. Son of Bryan Bell D. and Amelia Lockwood. Graduated from ...

  • DAVIS, Samuel

    DAVIS, Samuel. West Indies 1760 — Croydon 16.6.1819. British Engineer and Civil Servant in India, interested in Indian Astronomy. Son of an officer, John D., lost early ...

  • DAVY, John

    DAVY, John. Penzance 24.5.1790 — Ambleside, Cumbria 24.1.1868. British Physician and Chemist in ...

  • DAWSON, James

    DAWSON, James. Dunblane, Pertshire 29.9.1832 — 1885. Rev. British Missionary in India. Ordained 1864 in Edinburgh and left ...

  • DAY, Charles Russell

    DAY, Charles Russell. Eton 1860 — South Africa 18.2.1900. British Officer. Son of ...

  • DAZA DE CÁMPOS, Mario

    DAZA DE CAMPOS, Mario. Madrid 7.7.1863 — 1943. Spanish Classical Scholar interested in Sanskrit. Studies i.al. under Garcia Ayuso. Both Ph.D. and Lic. of Civil and Canonic ...

  • DE COU, Herbert Fletcher

    DE COU, Herbert Fletcher. Good Harbor, Mich. 1868 — Cyrene (Libya) 11.3.1911. U.S. Classical Scholar. A.M. 1890 University of Michigan, in 1892-93 Instructor of Greek and Sanskrit ...

  • DE FOREST (DeForest), Lockwood

    DE FOREST (DeForest), Lockwood. New York City 23.6.1850 — Santa Barbara, Cal. 3.4.1932. U.S. Artist and Designer interested in Indian and Tibetan Art. Grew up in a ...

  • DE GUBERNATIS, Angelo

    DE GUBERNATIS, Angelo. Torino 7.4.1840 — Rome 26.12.1913. Count. Italian Indologist. Professor in Florence and Rome. Born in a noble family; his brother was the diplomat and ...

  • DE LORENZO, Giuseppe

    DE LORENZO, Giuseppe Giovanni Angelo. Lagonegro, Potenza 24.4.1871 — Naples 27.6.1957. Italian Scientist and Bauddha. Professor of Geology in Naples. Born in Southern Italy, son of Lorenzo ...

  • DE MAGISTRIS, Hyacinthus

    DE MAGISTRIS, Hyacinthus (Giaccinto). near Cremona 1605 — Goa 11.11.1668. S.J. Pater. Italian Missionary in India. Entered S.J. ...

  • DE STEFANI, Eduardo Luigi

    DE STEFANI, Eduardo Luigi. Naples 4.6.1869 — Rome 10.9.1921 (hardly 1913?). Italian Linguist (Greek Scholar) interested in Indology. Professor in Rome. After studies in Florence under Pavolini ...

  • DE VINCENTIIS, Gherardo

    DE VINCENTIIS, Gherardo. 1845 — 1907. Italian Iranian (Persian) Scholar, also interested in Sanskrit and China. Studies at Naples under Lignana. Professor of Persian at Regio Istituto ...

  • DE VINCENTIS, Gherardo

    DE VINCENTIS, Gherardo. 1845 — 19??. Italian Iranian (Persian) Scholar, also interested in Sanskrit. Professor of Persian at Regio Istituto Orientale di Napoli: ...

  • DE’ NOBILI DE MONTEPULCIANO, Roberto

    DE’ NOBILI DE MONTEPULCIANO, Roberto (Robertus de Nobilibus, Tattuvapodagar ). Montepulciano near Siena 1577 — Mailapur (Chennai) 16.1.1656. S.J. Italian Missionary in South India. Born of a ...

  • DEASY, Henry Hugh Peter

    DEASY, Henry Hugh Peter. Dublin 29.6.1866 — Carrigahorig, Co. Tipperary 24.1.1947. British (Irish) Traveller in Central Asia. Captain. “Son of Right Hon. Richard Deasy, Lord Justice of ...

  • DEBRUNNER-RUDIN, Johann Albert

    DEBRUNNER-RUDIN, Johann Albert. Basel 8.2.1884 — Bern 2.2.1958. Swiss Linguist. Professor in Bern and Jena. Son of Albert D., a potter, and Elisabeth Schaub, educated in Basel. ...

  • DECOURDEMANCHE, Jean-Adolphe

    DECOURDEMANCHE, Jean-Adolphe. Paris 24.3.1844 — Paris 15.10.1916. French Pseudohistorian and Turkish Translator. No details of his life available.

  • DEECKE, Ernst Georg Wilhelm

    DEECKE, Ernst Georg Wilhelm. Lübeck 1.4.1831 — Strassburg 2.1.1897. German Linguist, Founder of Etruscology. Son of Konrektor Ernst D. (1805–1862) and Christine Müller (1805–1838). Gymnasium in Lübeck, ...

  • DEGUIGNES, J.

    DEGUIGNES, J. —> GUIGNES, J. de

  • DEHON, Paul

    DEHON, Paul. Maurage, Hainaut 29.8.1856 — Rajhara, Daltonganj 27.6.1905. Rev

  • DEKKER, Gerbrand

    DEKKER, Gerbrand Jan. Westzaan 7.10.1882 — 1964. Dutch Orientalist and Scholar of Religion in Switzerland. Son of Klaas D. and Clazina Fortanier. Private scholar living near Zürich.

  • DELAMAINE, James

    DELAMAINE, James. 17?? — Cape of Good Hope 1829?. British Colonial Officer. Major in Bengal Army (1827), then ...

  • DELBRÜCK, Berthold Gustav Gottlieb

    DELBRÜCK, Berthold Gustav Gottlieb. Putbus, Rügen 26.7.1842 — Jena 3.1.1922. German Indologist and IE Scholar. Professor in Jena. Son of a judge, Ernst Friedrich Felix D., in ...

  • DELBRÜCK, Richard

    DELBRÜCK, Richard. Jena 14.7.1875 — Bonn 22.8.1957. German Archaeologist and Classical Scholar. Son of —> Berthold D. Ph.D. ...

  • DELEU, Jozef Albert Cornelius

    DELEU, Jozef Albert Cornelius. Alveringen 17.11.1925 — Ghent 15.3.1994. Belgian Indologist. Educated at Ghent (Ph.D. 1957 under Scharpé) and Hamburg (Schubring and Alsdorf). In 1949-58 teacher (leraar ...

  • DELITZSCH, Friedrich

    DELITZSCH, Friedrich Conrad Gerhard. Erlangen 3.9.1850 — Langenschwalbach (now Bad Schwalbach) 19.12.1922. German Assyriologist, started with Sanskrit. Professor in Leipzig, Breslau and Berlin. Son of the famous ...

  • DELIUS, Nikolaus

    DELIUS, Nikolaus. Bremen 19.9.1813 — Bonn 18.11.1888. German Linguist. Professor of English in Bonn. Son of a merchant, Everhard D. and Magdalena Gloystein, educated at Gymnasium in ...

  • DELLA PENNA, Orazio

    DELLA PENNA, Orazio —> ORAZIO DELLA PENNA DI BILLI, Francesc

  • DELLA TOMBA, Marco

    DELLA TOMBA, Marco —> MARCO DELLA TOMBA

  • DELLA VALLE, Pietro

    DELLA VALLE, Pietro. Rome 11.4.1586 — Rome 21.4. or 11.4.1652. Italian (Roman) Traveller in Iran and India. Born in aristocratic family, had good education. In his youth ...

  • DELMERICK, James George

    DELMERICK, James George. 1828/29 (hardly 1831) — 1915. British Civil Servant in India. In 1877 Assistant Commissioner in ...

  • DÉMIÉVILLE, Paul

    DÉMIÉVILLE, Paul. Lausanne 13.9.1894 — Paris 23.3.1979. French (born Swiss) Sinologist and Buddhist scholar. Professor in Paris. Son of Paul D. (1855–1947, Professor of Medicine at Lausanne) ...

  • DEMING, Wilbur Stone

    DEMING, Wilbur Stone. Massachusetts 13.3. or 24.10.1889 — Bridgeport Conn. 31.10.1971. Rev. U.S. Missionary in India. Ph.D. Member ...

  • DENECKE, Walter

    DENECKE, Walter. 18?? — 19??. German Indologist. Apparently student of Jacobi and Schubring. Ph.D. Hamburg 1923.

    Publications: diss. Digambara-Texte. Eine Darstellung ihrer Sprache und ihres Inhalts. MS. of 95 p. Hamburg 1923.

    – “Mitteilungen über Digambara-Texte”, Festgabe ...

  • DENIS, Eugène

    DENIS, Eugène. Corps-Nuds, Bretagne 2.2.1921 — Bangkok 11.12.1986. S.J. French Missionary and Pāli Scholar in Thailand. After seminary in Rennes became Jesuit novice in Laval. In 1948 ...

  • DEPREE, George Charles

    DEPREE, George Charles. 18?? — 1???. British Officer in India. Joined Bengal Artillery in 1851. As Captain in ...

  • DEROMPS, Mathilde

    DEROMPS, Mathilde. 1892 — 19??. Belgian Physician. In 1911-14 studied under J. Bloch ...

  • DERVICHIAN, Serope

    DERVICHIAN, Serope (Seraphin Dervischjan). 1846 — 1899. Armenian Linguist. Mekhitarist, studied at Vienna, mainly Sanskrit and Pehlevi. Hübschmann wrote very negative review of his book (ZDMG 30, ...

  • DESGODINS, Auguste

    DESGODINS, Auguste. Manheulles 16.10.1826 — Padang (Pedong) near Darjeeling 14.3.1913. Father. French Missionary and Tibetan Scholar. Son of Charles Michel François D. and Marie Joséphine de Roton. ...

  • DESGRANGES

    DESGRANGES, Jean-François (Pouillon-Desgranges). Bonneval (Eure-et-Loir) 30.9.1765 — Paris 8.11.1848 (or 1851). French Former Priest and Teacher, the author of the first French Sanskrit grammar. Because of missing ...

  • DESHAUTESRAYES

    DESHAUTESRAYES —> LE ROUX DESHAUTESRAYES.

  • DESIDERI, Ippolito

    DESIDERI, Ippolito. Pistoia 21.12.1684 — Rome 14.8.1733. S.J. Italian Missionary and a Pioneer of Tibetology, in Tibet in 1715-21, in India 1714-15, 1721-27, last years in Rome. ...

  • DESMET (DeSmet), R. V.

    DESMET (DeSmet), R. V. —> SMET, R. V. de

  • DESVAULX, Nicolas-Jacques

    DESVAULX, Nicolas-Jacques, baron d’Oinville. Chandernagor 28.3.1745 — Paris 9.7.1817. French Officer in India. Son of an officer working in India for the French Company, grew up in ...

  • DEUSSEN, Paul Jakob

    DEUSSEN, Paul Jakob. Oberdreis/Westerwald, Kr. Neuwied 7.1.1845 — Kiel 6.7.1919. German Indologist and Philosopher. Professor in Kiel. Son of Adam D., a minister, and Jakobine Ingelbach. Attended ...

  • DEVÈZE, Gérard

    DEVÈZE, Gérard. Nîmes 5.8.1856 — 19??. French Journalist (?) interested in Sanskrit, Tamil and Urdū. At É.L.O.V. student of Vinson, diplome of Tamil (1885) and of Hindūstānī ...

  • DEVOTO, Giacomo

    DEVOTO, Giacomo. Genua 19.7.1897 — Florence 25.12.1974. Italian Linguist (Italic and IE). Educated in Milano, from 1915 studies at Pavia. In 1916 to army, returned to the ...

  • DEWHURST, Robert Paget

    DEWHURST, Robert Paget. Clitheroe, Lancashire 21.7.1869 — 27.12.1935. British Civil Servant and Indologist in India. Son of James Dewhurst & Frances Elizabeth. Educated at Clitheroe Grammar School ...

  • DEYDIER, Henri

    DEYDIER, Henri. 1922 — near Luang Prabang 4.12.1954. French Archaeologist and Art Historian. During WW II active in the Resistance. Studies of Indology (under Foucher) and South-East ...

  • DIACK, Alexander Henderson

    DIACK, Alexander Henderson. 13.2.1862 — 7.7.1929. Sir. British Civil Servant in India. Studies at Aberdeen. Joined I.C.S. in 1879, additional studies at Cambridge (King’s College, 1879-81). Served ...

  • DIAZ, Manuel

    DIAZ, Manuel. Alpaham (Aspalham or Alpahão), Porto Alegre 1592 — Morang 3.11.1629. S.J. Portuguese Missionary in India and Tibet. Nephew of another Jesuit of the same name. ...

  • DIBBEN, Cecilia

    DIBBEN, Cecilia J. 18?? — 19??. Britishwoman, apparently interested in Pāli. Her sister is perhaps Miss A. M. Dibben, who compiled the index to the ...

  • DICKSON, John Frederick

    DICKSON, John Frederick. 17.9.1835 — London 21.12.1891. Sir. British Civil Servant and Pāli Scholar in Ceylon. Son of Robert D., a physician. Educated in Westminster and studied ...

  • DIEHL, Carl Gustav Ruben

    DIEHL, Carl Gustav Ruben. Malmö 21.9.1906 — Lund 1/2.5.1995. Swedish Lutheran Missionary, Bishop, and Scholar of South Indian Religion. Son of Anders Diehl, a house manager, and ...

  • DIETZ, Friedrich Reinhold

    DIETZ, Friedrich Reinhold. Königsberg 12.1.1805 — Königsberg 5.6.1836. German Physician and Philologist (Historian of Medicine). Sschool and studies of medicine and philology at Königsberg, Dr. med. there ...

  • DIEZ, Ernst

    DIEZ, Ernst. Lölling, Kärnten 27.7.1878 — Vienna 8.7.1962. Austrian Art Historian. Studies at Vienna under Strzygowski. Ph.D. 1903 with diss. on late classic / early Christian art. ...

  • DILGER, Wilhelm

    DILGER, Wilhelm. Winterbach, Württenberg 1855 — 1920. Rev. German Missionary of Basel Mission in Kerala. Worked in Kerala in 1880-1900 and 1906-07. In 1910 said to belong ...

  • DILLMANN, Christian Friedrich August

    DILLMANN, Christian Friedrich August. Illingen bei Maulbronn 25.4.1823 — Berlin 4.7.1894. German Semitic Scholar, famous Pioneer of Ethiopian Studies. Professor in Berlin. Son of Elias D., a ...

  • DILLON, Emile Joseph

    DILLON, Emile Joseph . Dublin 21.3.1855 (or 1854?) — ...

  • DILLON, Myles

    DILLON, Myles. Dublin 11.4.1900 — Dublin 18.6.1972. Irish Indologist and Linguist, partly in the U.S.A. Professor ...

  • DIMES, Eileen M

    DIMES, Eileen M. Miss. 19?? — ????. British Librarian. Graduated in English 1932 Uni­versity of London and in Sanskrit 1958 ibid. From 1945 ...

  • DOBBIE, Robert Sheddon

    DOBBIE, Robert Sheddon. 1821 — India 1868. British Officer in India. Son of William Hugh D. and Anna ...

  • DODERET, William

    DODERET, William. Madras 30.9.1862 — 19??. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Frederick D. Educated in London and at Balliol ...

  • DODWELL, Henry Herbert

    DODWELL, Henry Herbert. 1879 — Dover 13.6.1946. British Historian. Educated in Thame, studies at St.John’s (Oxford), graduated 1908 ...

  • DOMENICO DA FANO

    FRANÇOIS-MARIE DE TOURS (Francesco Maria Da Tours, Franciscus M. Turonensis). 16?? — Patna ?.5.1709. Father. DONATI, Girolamo

    DONATI, Girolamo. Perugia 1857 — 19??. Italian Indologist. Student of De Gubernatis. For a while in ...

  • DONNER, Otto

    DONNER, Otto. Kokkola 15.12.1835 — Helsinki 17.9.1909. Finnish Indologist and Finno-Ugrian Linguist. Professor in Helsinki. Son of Andreas D., a wealthy businessman and shipowner in Kokkola in ...

  • DOPPING-HEPENSTAL, Maxwell Edward

    DOPPING-HEPENSTAL, Maxwell Edward. Ireland or Canada (see under sources) 7.3.1872 — Duncan, British Columbia 2.8.1965. British (Irish) Colonial Officer ...

  • DORN, Johann Albrecht Bernhard von

    DORN, Johann Albrecht Bernhard (Boris Andreevič) von. Scheuerfeld bei Koburg 11.5.1805 — St.Petersburg 19.5.(31.5.)1881. German Orientalist (Iranian Scholar) in Russia. Son of Heinrich Wilhelm D., a minister, ...

  • DOROW, Wilhelm

    DOROW, Wilhelm. Königsberg 22.3.1790 — Halle 16.12.1846. German Antiquarian Scholar. A precursor of Indian art history who, according to Mode, did not share the common contempt of ...

  • DOUGLAS, Gordon

    DOUGLAS, Gordon (Bhikkhu Asoka). 18?? — April 1900 (P.) or 1905. British Bauddha. He was claimed to be the very first British who was ever (known to ...

  • DOUGLAS, James

    DOUGLAS, James. 4.6.1826 — 3.8.1904. British (Scottish) Banker in India, interested in History. Son of William Douglas, a solicitor, “educated at Sorbie Parish School and privately in ...

  • DOW, Alexander

    DOW, Alexander. Crieff, Perthshire 1735/36 — Bhagalpur 31.7.1779. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer, Historian and Persian Scholar in India. Son of a customs officer. He had mercantile education, ...

  • DOWNES, Edmund

    DOWNES, Edmund. Northampton (?) 1844 — Eastbourne 11.12.1911. Rev. British Officer turned Missionary. Son of Rev. John D. Educated at Radley College and Woolwich. Served as lieutenant ...

  • DOWNING, Clement

    DOWNING, Clement. 16?? — 17??. British Engineer in India 1715-23. In Mughal service. According to his title page he was “Midshipman on board ...

  • DOWSON, John

    DOWSON, John. Uxbridge 1820 — 23.8.1881. British Indologist. Professor in Sandhurst. In the age of 16 came to London to assist ...

  • DRAKE, John

    DRAKE, John. 18?? — 19??. Rev. British Baptist Missionary in India. Studies at Regent’s Park College, Oxford. M.A. ...

  • DRESDEN, Mark Jan

    DRESDEN, Mark Jan. Amsterdam 26.4.1911 — Philadelphia 16.8.1986. Dutch Indologist and Iranian scholar in the U.S.A. Citizen of the U.S.A., Professor in Philadelphia. Son of the composer ...

  • DREW, William Hoyles

    DREW, William Hoyles. Plymouth 21.12.1805 — Pulicat May 1856. Rev. British Missionary in South India. Son of William Dr., a merchant, who died when he was three. ...

  • DRIBERG, John G

    DRIBERG, John G. 17?? — before 1859. Rev. Missionary of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. ...

  • DRIVER, W. H. P.

    DRIVER, W. H. P. 18?? — 1???. Civilian, probably Civil Servant, interested in Ethnology and Archaeology. An emigration ...

  • DROESE, Ernest (Ernst Dröse)

    DROESE, Ernest (Ernst Dröse). Thorn (now Torun in Poland) 12.7.1817 — Landour, Uttarkhand 19.4.1891. Rev. German Missionary in ...

  • DROUIN, Édmond

    DROUIN, Edmond (Edme Alphonse). Bruxelles 27.6.1837 (or 1838) — Paris 28.1.1904. Belgian Lawyer and Numismatician in Paris. Son of Jacques Dr. and Sidonie Renard. Studied law in ...

  • DRUMMOND, John Graham

    DRUMMOND, John Graham. 28.10.1884 — 1958. British Civil Servant in India. Son of James Dr. and Williamina Graham. Studies at Christ’s College, Cambridge (B.A. 1906). In 1906-36 ...

  • DRUMMOND, Robert

    DRUMMOND, Robert. Keltie 27.3.1775 — at sea ?.3.1809. Sir, fifth “Laird of Keltie”. British (Scottish) Surgeon in E.I.C.’s ...

  • DRURY, Heber

    DRURY, Heber. Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex 4.3.1819 (22.5. is probably the date of baptism) — Holton, Mayfield 30.10.1905. British Colonial ...

  • DU JARRIC, Pierre

    DU JARRIC, Pierre. Toulouse 2.3.1566 — Saintes 1617. S.J. French Historian of Mission. Joined Jesuits in 1582. When ...

  • DUBEUX, J. Louis

    DUBEUX, J. Louis. Lisbon, Portugal 2.11.1798 — Paris 4.10.1863. French Oriental Scholar. Professor in Paris. Son of a clerk of the French embassy in Lisbon, in 1808 ...

  • DUBOIS, Jean-Antoine

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