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  • IBBETSON, Denzil Charles Jelf

    IBBETSON, Denzil Charles Jelf. Gainsborough, Lincolnshire 30.8.1847 — London 21.2.1908. Sir. British ...

  • IEVERS, Robert Wilson

    IEVERS, Robert Wilson. Limerick 1850 — Ireland 10.2.1905. British (Irish) Civil Servant in Ceylon. Son of Robert John ...

  • IHLEFELD, Konrad Adolph Anton

    IHLEFELD, Konrad Adolph Anton. Rühn (or Wismar?), Mecklenburg 21.2.1837 — Rostock 18.11.1908. Rev. German Missionary in South India. ...

  • IL’IN, Grigorij Fedorovič

    IL’IN, Grigorij Fedorovič. Rostov-na-Donu 11.1.(24.1.)1914 — Moscow 15.10.1985. Russian Indologist and Historian of India. Professor in ...

  • ILDEPHONSUS A PRAESENTATIONE

    ILDEPHONSUS A PRAESENTATIONE (lay Joseph Igris). Skalitz/Szakolcza, Diocese Neutra, Hungary (now Skalica in Slovakia) 1724 — Mielec, Austrian ...

  • ILSE(-MUNK), Rosa

    ILSE(-MUNK), Rose. Berlin 5,3,1876 — Auschwitz (Oświęcim) ?.3.1943. German Translator. Daughter of Hermann Munk, Professor of Physiology, and ...

  • IMPEY, Elijah George Halhed

    IMPEY, Elijah George Halhed. Cawnpore (Kanpur) 21.9.1818 — Southampton 19.11.1868. British Physician in India. Son of Elijah Impey ...

  • INGALLS, Daniel Henry Holmes

    INGALLS, Daniel Henry Holmes. New York ...

  • INOSTRANCEV, Konstantin Aleksandrovič

    INOSTRANCEV, Konstantin Aleksandrovič. St.Petersburg 5(17).4.1876 — end of December 1941. Russian Historian of Iran. Born in a noble ...

  • İNSEL, Hüseyin Avni

    İNSEL, Hüseyin Avni. Varna, Bulgaria 1915 — 13.8.1969. Turkish Translator and Publisher. ...

  • IOANNES BAPTISTA MARIA A SANCTA THERESIA (Giovanni Battista Moretovel Multedi)

    IOANNES BAPTISTA MARIA A SANCTA THERESIA (lay Giovanni Battista Moretovel Multedi). Alassio (Savona) 6.10.1673 — Verapoly 6.4.1750. Italian ...

  • IORDĂNESCU, Teodor

    IORDĂNESCU, Teodor. 1872/74 — 1954. Romanian Scholar interested in Indology. Studied i.al. Indology at Halle (under Pischel, R. ...

  • IPPEL, Albert

    IPPEL, Albert. Berlin 2.7.1885 — Munich 1960. German Classical Archaeologist. Studies at Freiburg, Berlin and Bonn. Ph.D. 1910 ...

  • IRELAND, John D

    IRELAND, John D. London 1932 — 1998. English Bauddha. Adopted Buddhism when 18 and began learning Pāli.

    Publications: ...

  • IRVINE, Francis

    IRVINE, Francis. Derumoak, Aberdeen 8.2.1786 — Edinburgh 16.12.1855. British (Scottish) Officer in India

  • IRVINE, William

    IRVINE, William. Aberdeen 5.7.1840 — Castelnau, Barnes 3.11.1911. British (Scottish) Civil Servant and Historian in India. Specialist of ...

  • IRWIN, John Conran

    IRWIN, John Conran. Madras 5.8.1917 — ?.2.1997. British Art Historian of India. Son of John Williamson ...

  • IRZEL, Paul Arnold

    IRZEL, Paul Arnold. Zürich 5.12.1861 — 8.1.1931. Swiss Indologist. Grandson of —> B. H., teacher ...

  • ISENBERG, Karl Wilhelm

    ISENBERG, Karl Wilhelm. Barmen 5.9.1806 — Kornthal near Stuttgart 10.10.1864. German Missionary and Polyglot. Of humble origin, son ...

  • ISHERWOOD, Christopher

    ISHERWOOD, Christopher. High Lane, Cheshire 26.8.1904 — Santa Monica Calif. 4.1.1986 (when 81). British Author in the U.S.A., interested in Indian philosophy (Vedānta). ...

  • ITH, Johann Samuel

    ITH, Johann Samuel. Bern 11.7.1747 — Bern 8.10.1813. Swiss Priest and Schoolteacher. Son of Johannes Ith, a coppersmith, ...

  • ITIL (İtil), Abidin

    ITIL (İtil), Abidin. Bakü 1910 — 1980. Turkish Indologist. Student of Ruben at Ankara, Ph.D. 1944. At Ankara University: Started teaching Sanskrit in ...

  • IVĂNESCU, Gheorghe

    IVĂNESCU, Gheorghe. Vutcani, Vaslui 20.10/2.11.1912 — Iași 3.6.1987. Romanian Scholar interested in IE and India. Studies at Iași, then in Paris and ...

  • IVANOV, Vladimir Alekseevič

    IVANOV, Vladimir Alekseevič (W. Ivanow). St.Petersburg 3.11.1886 — Tehran 19.6.1970. Russian Iranian (Persian) Scholar. Son of an army ...

  • IVANOVSKIJ, Aleksej Osipovič

    IVANOVSKIJ, Aleksej Osipovič. 8(20).3.1863 — 25.1.(7.2.)1903. Russian Sinologist, Mongolian and Tibetan Scholar. Professor in St.Petersburg. Born ...

  • IVERSEN, Ragnvald

    IVERSEN, Ragnvald. Tromsø 18.1.1882 — Trondheim 21.8.1960. Norwegian Linguist

  • JACKSON, Abraham Valentine Williams

    JACKSON, Abraham Valentine Williams

  • JACKSON, Arthur Mason Tippett

    JACKSON, Arthur Mason Tippett. 1866 — Nasik 2?.9.1909. British Colonial Servant and ...

  • JACKSON, Robert Pilkington

    JACKSON, Robert Pilkington. 1868 — 1914. British Colonial Officer in India

  • JACKSON, Victor Herbert

    JACKSON, Victor Herbert. Ramsgate, Kent 26.12.1876 — London 18.1.1928. British Historian in India. Son ...

  • JACOB, Georg

    JACOB, Georg. Königsberg 26.5.1862 — Kiel 4.7.1937. German Oriental (Arabic and Turkish) scholar also interested in India. After ...

  • JACOB, George Adolphus

    JACOB, George Adolphus (not Augustus). Bromsgrove, Worcestershire 21.8.1840 — Redhill, Surrey 9.4.1918. British Colonial ...

  • JACOB, George Le Grand

    JACOB, George Le Grand. Glamorganshire near Cardiff 24.4.1805 — London 27.1.1881. Sir. British Colonial Officer and ...

  • JACOB, Philip Whittington

    JACOB, Philip Whittington. Faversham 11.1.1804 — Guildford 26.12.1889. British Surgeon and Linguist. Son of Rev. Stephen Long Jacob ...

  • JACOB, Samuel Swinton

    JACOB, Samuel Swinton. 14.1.1841 — Weybridge 4.12.1917. Sir. British Colonial Officer, Engineer and Architect in India. Son of ...

  • JACOBI, Hermann Georg

    JACOBI, Hermann Georg. Köln 11.2.1850 (or 1.2.?) — Bonn 19.10.1937. German Indologist. Professor in Bonn. Son ...

  • JACOBSOHN, Herman

    JACOBSOHN, Hermann. Lüneburg 30.8.1879 — Marburg a.d. Lahn 27.4.1933. German Linguist (Iranian, IE and Greek Scholar). Professor in ...

  • JACOBSON, Nolan Pliny

    JACOBSON, Nolan Pliny. Hudson WI 27.3.1909 — Adel GA 27.12.1987. U.S. Philosopher interested in Buddhism. Son of Jacob ...

  • JACOLLIOT, Louis

    JACOLLIOT, Louis. Charolles, Saône-et-Loire 31.10.1837 — Saint-Thibaut-des-Vignes, Seine-et-Maine 30.10.1890. French Colonial Lawyer and ...

  • JACQUEMONT, Victor

    JACQUEMONT, Venceslas Victor. Paris 8.8.1801 — Bombay 7.12.1832. French Botanist ...

  • JACQUET, Eugène-Vincent-Stanislas

    JACQUET, Eugène-Vincent-Stanislas. Bruxelles 10.5.1811 — Paris 7.7.1838. Belgian Indologist and Orientalist in Paris. Born in a ...

  • JAGER, Herbert de

    JAGER, Herbert de. Zwammerdam near Leiden 1636 — Batavia (Jakarta) 6.1.1694. Dutch Priest and Traveller. Son of a farmer. Studies of mathematics, botany, ...

  • JAGIĆ, Ignati Vatroslav, Ritter von Varaždin

    JAGIĆ, Ignati Vatroslav, Ritter von Varaždin. Varaždin, Croatia (then Austria) 6.6.1838 — ...

  • JAHN, Karl Emil Oskar

    JAHN, Karl Emil Oskar. Brünn (now Brno) 26.3.1906 — Utrecht 7.11.1985. Austrian/Czechoslovakian Persian Scholar in the Netherlands. Professor ...

  • JAHN, Wilhelm

    JAHN, Wilhelm. Stettin 7.4.1873 — 19??. German Indologist. Docent in Zürich. Son of a merchant, lost ...

  • JAKIMOV, Aristarh Tihonovič

    JAKIMOV, Aristarh Tihonovič. Selenginsk, Zabajkal’skij obl. (Burjat. A.S.S.R.) 28.9. (10.10.)1895 — 22.12.1976. Russian (Buryat) Scholar of Mongolian, Buddhism and Lamaism. Son of a minister. In ...

  • JAMES, Arthur Lloyd

    JAMES, Arthur Lloyd. Pentre, Glamorgan, Wales 21.6.1884 — Crowthorne, Berkshire 24.3.1943. British (Welsh) ...

  • JANÁČEK, Adolf

    JANÁČEK, Adolf. Přerov 11.6.1901 — Prague 17.7.1963. Czechoslovakian Indologist. Ph.D. School-teacher (professor) teaching Czech and German.

    Publications:

  • JANERT, Klaus Ludwig

    JANERT, Klaus Ludwig. Wittenberg 9.3.1922 — 10.12.1994. German Indologist. Professor in Cologne. Studied Indology, Tamil, IE and Slavic linguistics at Halle ...

  • JANÍČEK, Rudolf

    JANÍČEK, Rudolf. Jevíčko 16.4.1904 — Železný Brod 6.10.1988. Czechoslovakian Teacher interested in Indian thought. School-teacher (professor) in Železný Brod.

  • JANSEN, Hubert

    JANSEN, Hubert. Riethausen bei Kleve (Rheinland) 2.11.1854 — 1917. German Scholar of Muslim India. Ph.D. 1894 Leipzig. Living ...

  • JANVIER, Ernest Paxton

    JANVIER, Ernest Paxton. Fatehgarh, India 1.2.1890 — Haverford PA 3.5.1962. Rev. U.S. Missionary and Indologist. Son ...

  • JANVIER, Levi

    JANVIER, Levi. Pittsgrove (or Daretown) NJ 25.4.1816 — Anandpore (or Sabathu) 25.3.1864. Rev. U.S. Presbyterian Missionary in the ...

  • JARDIM, Luís

    JARDIM, Luís. Garanhuns, Pernambuco 8.12.1901 — Rio de Janeiro 1.1.1987. Brazilian Author and Artist. Son of Manuel Antônio de Azevedo ...

  • JARRETT, Henry Sullivan

    JARRETT, Henry Sullivan. Madras 17.6.1839 — East Grinstead, Sussex 15.4.1919. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Thomas ...

  • JARRETT, Thomas

    JARRETT, Thomas. 1805 — Trunch, Norfolk 7.3.1882. Rev. British Oriental Scholar. Professor in Cambridge. From 1823 studies at ...

  • JÄSCHKE, Heinrich August

    JÄSCHKE, Heinrich August. Herrnhut 17.5.1817 — ...

  • JAWORSKI, Jan

    JAWORSKI, Jan. Sanniki, Masovia 31.10.1903 — Stargard 19.2.1945. Polish Sinologist interested in Buddhism. Son of Micheł J. and ...

  • JEDLIČKA, Jaromír

    JEDLIČKA, Jaromír. Prague 11.10.1869 — Zinnowitz 14.8.1901. Czechoslovakian Student of IE Linguistics. Studies at Charles University in Prague ...

  • JENKINS, Richard

    JENKINS, Richard. Cruckton near Shrewsbury 18.2.1785 — Blackheath 30.12.1853. Sir. British Civil Servant in India, then Politician. Son ...

  • JENNINGS, James George

    JENNINGS, James George. New South Wales 14.6.1866 — Penzance 1941. British or Australian Author. M.A. Oxford. Worked as teacher of ...

  • JENSEN, Hans Detlef

    JENSEN, Hans Detlef. Struvenhütten in Holstein 28.8.1884 — Rostock 4.8.1973. German (East) Linguist. Professor in Rostock. Gymnasium in Flensburg, studies 1905-09 at München, ...

  • JENSEN, Herman

    JENSEN, Herman. 18?? — 1909. Rev. Danish Missionary in South India. Joined the Danish Missionary Society in 1874 ...

  • JENSEN, Theodor Valdemar

    JENSEN, Theodor Valdemar. Kolding 18.3.1876 — 19??. Danish Librarian and Linguist. Son ...

  • JERNSTEDT, P.

    JERNSTEDT, P. —> ERNŠTEDT, Petr Viktorovič.

  • JERVIS, Thomas Best

    JERVIS, Thomas Best. Ceylon 2.8.1796 — 3.4.1857. British (Irish) Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-colonel. Son of John J. ...

  • JEVTIĆ, Pavle

    JEVTIĆ, Pavle. 1??? — 193?/4?. Yugoslavian (Serbian) Indologist. Studies at S.O.A.S. in London, Ph.D. 1927 there. Mainly interested in philosophy. Worked in Beograd, premature death ended early his activity.

    Publications: Diss. publ. as Karma and reincarnation ...

  • JISL, Lumír

    JISL, Lumír. Svijanský Újezd 18.4.1921 — Prague 22.11.1969. Czech Scholar of Tibetan. Mongolian ...

  • JOHAENTGEN, Franz

    JOHAENTGEN, Franz. Bonn 13.4/8.1834 — Berlin 6.4.1899. German Indologist. Son of Georg J. and Margaretha Probst. ...

  • JOHANNES

    JOHANNES —> IOANNES.

  • JOHANNS, Pierre

    JOHANNS, Pierre. Heinerscheid 1.4.1882 — Arlon 8.2.1955. S.J. Luxemburgian Missionary in India. Ordained priest 1914 in Louvain. Studied at Louvain and after war ...

  • JOHANNSEN, Carl Theodor

    JOHANNSEN, Carl Theodor. Nortorf, Holstein 8.11.1804 — Copenhagen 1.7.1840. Danish Oriental Scholar. Professor in Copenhagen. Son ...

  • JOHANSSON, Karl Ferdinand

    JOHANSSON, Karl Ferdinand. Misterhult, Kalmar län 16.9.1860 — Uppsala 9.12.1926. Swedish Indologist. Professor in Uppsala. Son ...

  • JOHANSSON, Rune Edvin Arvid

    JOHANSSON, Rune Edvin Arvid. Skåne 1918 — 1981 (when 63). Swedish Scholar of Pāli and Comparative ...

  • JOHN, Christian Samuel

    JOHN, Christian Samuel. 1747 — 1813. Rev. German Pietist Missionary in South India. In Tranquebar. He was also ...

  • JOHNSON, Francis

    JOHNSON, Francis. 1795/96 — Hertford 29.1.1876. British Orientalist and Indologist. In his youth spent several years ...

  • JOHNSON, Helen Moore

    JOHNSON, Helen Moore. Saint Clair, Franklin County, Missouri (?) 14.10.1889 — Osceola, Mo. 26.6.1967. U.S. Indologist, ...

  • JOHNSON, J. J.

    JOHNSON, J. J. 18?? — ?.12.1917. Rev. British Missionary in India. Worked in Benares, for Church Missionary Society. He was known of his excellent command of Sanskrit and called Pandit Johnson.

    Publications: ...

  • JOHNSTON, Alexander

    JOHNSTON, Alexander. Carnsalloch, Dumfriesshire 25.4.1775 — London 6.3.1849. Sir. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in Sri Lanka. Son of ...

  • JOHNSTON, Charles

    JOHNSTON, Charles. Ballykilbeg, Down County 17.2.1867 — New York 16.10.1931. Irish Theosophist, Author and Translator of ...

  • JOHNSTON, Edward Hamilton

    JOHNSTON, Edward Hamilton. London 26.3.1885 — ...

  • JOHNSTONE, Pierce de Lacy

    JOHNSTONE, Peirce de Lacy Henry. 25.5.1848 — 26.1.1927. British (Scottish) Civil Servant ...

  • JOINVILLE, Joseph Endelin de

    JOINVILLE, Joseph Endelin de (rarely as de Jonville). 17?? — 18??. French Naturalist. Came to Ceylon in 1798 ...

  • JOKI, Aulis Johannes

    JOKI, Aulis Johannes. Viipuri 2.6.1913 — Helsinki 8.2.1989. Finnish Linguist, specialist of Uralic Languages. Professor in Helsinki. Son ...

  • JOLLY, Julius E

    JOLLY, Julius E. Heidelberg 28.12.1849 — Würzburg 25.4.1932. German Indologist. Professor in Würzburg. Born in a ...

  • JONES, John James

    JONES, John James. New Quay, Cardiganshire 12.3.1892 — Aberystwyth? 20.2.1957. British (Welsh) Indologist. Son of Thomas J., a saddler, and Elizabeth Williams. After ...

  • JONES, John Peter

    JONES, John Peter. Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales 4.9.1847 — Hartford, Conn. 3.10.1916. U.SJONES, Kenneth W. Oakland, Calif. 21.12.1934 — Manhattan, Kansas 22.9.1996. U.S. Historian of India. Educated at Stockton College, ...

  • JONES, William

    JONES, William. Westminster 28.9.1746 — Calcutta 27.4.1794. Sir. British Pioneer of Indology. Judge in Calcutta. He ...

  • JONG, Albert Johannes de

    JONG, Albert Johannes de. 1880 — 1961. Dutch Indologist. Student of Caland. Ph.D. 1917 Utrecht. Until Caland’s retirement ...

  • JONG, Jan Willem de

    JONG, Jan Willem de. Leiden 15.2.1921 — Canberra 22.1.2000. Dutch Indologist and Buddhist Scholar in Australia. ...

  • JORDANUS CATALANI DE SÉVÉRAC

    JORDANUS CATALANI DE SÉVÉRAC (Jourdain). fl. 1280/1330. Father. French Dominican Missionary in India, ...

  • JØRGENSEN, Hans

    JØRGENSEN, Hans Jensen. Oksbøl Mark, Als Island (then Prussian Schleswig-Holstein, now Denmark) 4.3.1886 — Copenhagen 6.2.1954. ...

  • JOSA, Fortunato Pietro Luigi

    JOSA, Fortunato Pietro Luigi. Rome 5.6.1851 ...

  • JOSEPH, E.

    JOSEPH, E. 18?? — 19??. British Civil Servant in India. From 1905 served in Rohtak, 1910-12 as Deputy Commissioner. In 1920 he was Revenue Secretary to Punjab government.

    Publications: “Jatu Glossary”, JASB N.S. 6, 1910, 693-874 ...

  • JOSEPH, Gerard A.

    JOSEPH, Gerard A. 1870? — 4.3.1922 (when 52). British Civil Servant in Ceylon. C.S.S. From 1893 to his death Secretary and Librarian of Colombo Museum, in the late 1910s also its acting director.

  • JOSEPH, Gerard Abraham

    JOSEPH, Gerard Abraham. Colombo 6.4.1870 — 4.3.1922 (when 52). Sri Lankan Burgher Civil Servant. Member of Ceylon Civil ...

  • JOURDAIN, John

    JOURDAIN, John. 15?? — 17.7.1619. British Traveller in India. Son of John J., a merchant and mayor of ...

  • JOUVEAU-DUBREUIL, Gabriel

    JOUVEAU-DUBREUIL, Gabriel. Saigon 1.1.1885 — Paris 15.7.1945. French Archaeologist, He came to Pondichéry in 1909 and ...

  • JOYES, William Boardman Walter

    JOYES, William Boardman Walter. Madras 9.8.1828 — Ootacamund 11.7.1878. British teacher in ...

  • JUKES, Andrew

    JUKES, Andrew. Canada 1847 — 28.4.1931. British (Canadian) Missionary in India. Educated at Blundell’s School, then sent to the U.K. for higher education ...

  • JÜLG, Bernhard

    JÜLG, Bernhard. Ringelbach (Oberkirch), Baden 20.8.1825 — Innsbruck 14.8.1886. German Oriental and Classical Scholar in Austria. ...

  • JULIEN, Aignan-Stanislas

    JULIEN, Aignan-Stanislas (born Noël J.). Orléans ...

  • JULIUSSON, Per Vilhelm Hilding

    JULIUSSON, Per Vilhelm Hilding. Stockholm 18.7.1916 — Vallentuna 29.10.1977. Swedish Priest, Missionary, and Scholar of Comparative Religion. Parents estate owner Carl J. ...

  • JUNGE, Peter Julius

    JUNGE, Peter Julius. Bonn 30.8.1913 — 1943. German Classical ...

  • JUNGMANN, Antonín Jan

    JUNGMANN, Antonín Jan (Anton Johann Ritter von Jungmann). Hudlice, Bohemia 19.5.1775 — Prague 10.4.1854.

  • JUNKER, Heinrich Franz Joseph

    JUNKER, Heinrich Franz Joseph. Offenbach am Main 26.3.1889 — Berlin 3.4.1970. German (East) Linguist and Iranian ...

  • JURET, Abel-C.

    JURET, Étienne Abel (or Abel-C. J.) Pierrecourt (Haute-Saône) 6.12.1872 — Nice (Alpes-Maritimes) 11.12.1963. French Classical Scholar and Linguist. ...

  • JUSTI, Ferdinand Wilhelm Jakob

    JUSTI, Ferdinand Wilhelm Jakob. Marburg 2.6.1837 — Marburg 17.2.1907. German Iranian and IE Scholar. Professor in ...