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  • KAEGI, Adolf

    KAEGI, Adolf (orig. Kägi). Holderbaum bei Bauma, Canton Zürich 30.9.1849 ...

  • KAHLO, Gerhard

    KAHLO, Gerhard. Magdeburg 29.12.1893 — Cottbus 18.7.1974. German (East) Linguist, Anthropologist and Author. Son of Martin K., a teacher, and Clara Möhring. After school in Magdeburg ...

  • 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 ...

  • KALMER, Josef

    KALMER, Josef (born Joseph Kalmus). Nehrybka, Galicia (now in Poland) 17.8.1898 — Vienna 9.7.1959. Austrian Poet. Born in a Jewish family. School in Przemyśl and Czernowitz (Černivci) and Vienna, served as ...

  • KALTHOFF, Johann Heinrich

    KALTHOFF, Johann Heinrich. Warendorf near Münster 5.2.1803 — Münster 11.1.1839. German Oriental Scholar. After Gymnasium in Warendorf and Münster studied theology and philology ...

  • KAŁUSKI, Antoni

    KAŁUSKI, Antoni. w Nakle, powiat Włoszczowa, województwo Kielce 19.6.1894 — Moscow 20.9.1935. Polish Diplomat and Indologist. Born in a ...

  • KAMARYT, František

    KAMARYT, František Johannes Nep. Chmelná, dt. Benešov 20.11.1876 — 8.6.1946. Czech Priest and former ...

  • KAMENSKY, Anna (Anna Alekseevna Kamenskaja)

    KAMENSKY, Anna (Anna Alekseevna Kamenskaja). Pavlovsk near St. Petersburg 25.8.1867 — 23.6.1952. Russian Theosophist, ...

  • KAMPTZ, Kurt von

    KAMPTZ, Joachim Friedrich Ludolf Bernhard Max Wilhelm Hermann Eggerd Kurt von.Kapff, Ludwig Heinrich

    KAPFF, Ludwig Heinrich. Göppingen near Stuttgart 5.9.1802 — Kennenburg near Esslingen 26.2.1869. German Lutheran Priest and ...

  • KAPPUS, Carl

    KAPPUS, Carl. Frankfurt a. M. 6.3.1879 — Berlin (West) 17.5.1951. German Teacher and former Student of ...

  • KARAMZIN, Nikolaj Mihajlovič

    KARAMZIN, Nikolaj Mihajlovič. Znamenskoe estate, Mihailovka Simbirsk govt. 12.12.(1.12.)1766 — St.Petersburg 2.6.(22.5.)1826. Russian Literate and Historian. ...

  • KAROLIDES, Iordanes

    KAROLIDES, Iordanes (Ἰορδάνης Καρολίδης, Iordanis Karolidis). Androniki (Cappadocia) 1837 — 1909. Greek Literate, Poet, ...

  • KAROW, Otto

    KAROW, Otto. Magdeburg 29.9.1913 — Bad Homburg 6.8.1992. German Sino-Japanologist. After school in Magdeburg started studies of Theology in 1932 at Giessen, soon became interested ...

  • KARPELÈS, Suzanne

    KARPELÈS, Suzanne. Paris 17.3.1890 — Pondicherry 1968. French Indologist (Buddhist Scholar). Her father (a Greek ...

  • KARPUŠKIN, Boris Mihailovič

    KARPUŠKIN, Boris Mihajlovič. Moscow 1.3.1925 — 25.9.1987. Russian Indologist, Specialist of Bengalī and Oṛiyā. Son of a worker. Graduated ...

  • KATENINA, Tat’jana Evgen’evna

    KATENINA, Tat’jana Evgen’evna. Leningrad 20.6.1926 — 17.4.1987. Russian Indologist (Marathi & Hindi). Daughter of a civil servant, Evgenij Aleksandrovič Katenin, and his wife Anna Efimovna. ...

  • KAUFFMANN, Hans E.

    KAUFFMANN, Hans Eberhard. Mannheim 1899 — 1985. German Anthropologist. After WW I his parents moved to Switzerland and he lived in Zürich until 1953. In the 1930s he organized a Swiss ...

  • KAUFMANN, Walter

    KAUFMANN, Walter. Karlsbad (now Karlovy Vary in Czech) 1.4.1907 — Bloomington 9.9.1984. Czech German composer, conductor and Musicologist in the U.S.A. Born in the then ...

  • KAY, William

    KAY, William. Pickering, North Yorkshire 8.4.1820 — 16.1.1886. Rev. British Teacher in India. Son of Thomas ...

  • KAYE, George Rusby

    KAYE, George Rusby. Leicester 1866 — Tunbridge Wells, Kent 1.7.1929. British Teacher and Indologist in India. ...

  • KAYE, John William

    KAYE, John William. Acton, Middlesex (?) 1814 — London 24.7.1876. Sir. British Colonial Officer, Publisher and ...

  • KEANE, Augustus Henry

    KEANE, Augustus Henry. Cork ?.6.1833 — London 3.2.1912.. Irish Journalist and Ethnological Writer. Educated in Cork, ...

  • KEARNS, James Fleming

    KEARNS, James Fleming. Ireland 1825 — Tanjore 1877. Rev. British Missionary in India. In 1849 to India as lay missionary, ordained priest 1856. Worked 1856-73 for the Society for Propagation of ...

  • KEAY, Frank Ernest

    KEAY, Frank Ernest. Richmond-on-Thames, Surrey 1879 — Knutsford, Cheshire 28.12.1974. Rev. British Anglican Missionary in India. ...

  • KEBLE, William Thomas

    KEBLE, William Thomas. Dunstall, Burton On Trent, Staffordshire 4.8.1901 — Victoria, British Columbia 19.10.1965. British Teacher in Sri Lanka. Son of Rev. Thomas Charles K. and Hilda Mary Jeffcock. Studies at ...

  • KEEGAN, William

    KEEGAN, William. 18?? — Delhi 1.5.1885. Rev. Father. Catholic Missionary in India. In India as early ...

  • KEENE, Henry George (father)

    KEENE, Henry George. 30.9.1781 — Tunbridge Wells, Kent 29.1.1864. Rev. British Civil Servant and Oriental Scholar ...

  • KEENE, Henry George (son)

    KEENE, Henry George. Haileybury, Hertfordshire 1826 — Westward Ho, Devon 26.3.1915. British Civil Servant and Historian ...

  • KÉGL, Sándor

    KÉGL, Sándor (Alexander von K.). Szúnyog near Pest 1.12.1862 — ...

  • KEIL, Karl Friedrich

    KEIL, Johann Karl Friedrich. Lauterbach bei Oelsnitz, Sachsen 26.2.1807 — ...

  • KEITH, Arthur Berriedale

    KEITH, Arthur Berriedale. Portobello (Edinburgh) 5.4.1879 — Edinburgh 6.10. 1944. British (Scottish) Indologist and Scholar of ...

  • KEITH, James Blaikie

    KEITH, James Blaikie. 1837 — 19??. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer in India. Major. From 1882 Assistant ...

  • KELLER-GRIMM, Maya

    KELLER-GRIMM, Maya (née Rosa Grimm). 1899/1900 — 1990. German Bauddha. Daughter of —> Georg ...

  • KELLER, Otto

    KELLER, Otto Heinrich Wilhelm. Eberstadt near Darmstadt 9.9.1879 — Büdingen, Hessen 2.6.1947. German Teacher ...

  • KELLEY, Gerald B.

    KELLEY, Gerald Baptiste. 24.6.1928 — 7.12.1987. U.S. Linguist, Scholar of ...

  • KELLGREN, Herman

    KELLGREN, Abraham Herman August. Kuopio 21.1.1822 — Helsinki 25.9.1856. Finnish Indologist ...

  • KELLNER, Hermann Camillo

    KELLNER, Hermann Camillo. Dresden 8.12.1839 — Zwickau 28.4. or 1.5. 1916. German Indologist. Schoolteacher in Zwickau. ...

  • KELLOGG, Samuel H.

    KELLOGG, Samuel Henry. Quoque, Long Island, NY 6.9.1839 — Landour, India (Uttarkhand) 3.5.1899. Rev. U.S. Missionary ...

  • Kempson, Matthews

    KEMPSON, Simon Matthews Edwin. Castle Bromwich, Birmingham 3.5.1831 — 20.6.1892. British Teacher in India. Son of the vicar of Castle Bromwich, educated at Cheltenham College. Studies at Cambridge, Gonville and Caius College. ...

  • KENNEDY, James (father)

    KENNEDY, James. 1815 — 1899. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. M.A. In 1839-77 worked for London Missionary Society in Benares and Kumaon. Then minister of Portobello in Scotland. Married 1840 ...

  • KENNEDY, James (son)

    KENNEDY, James. 1842 — 20.6.1920. British (Scottish) Indologist and Historian of India. Born in North India as son of Rev. James K. ...

  • KENNEDY, Melville T.

    KENNEDY, Melville Talbot. Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa 21.6.1882 — 2.9.1971. Rev. U.S. Missionary in India. Son of John Alexander K. and Mary ...

  • KENNEDY, Vans

    KENNEDY, Vans. Pinmore, Parish of Ayr 1784 — Bombay 28.12.1846. British (Scots) Colonial Officer and Indologist in India. Major-General. The youngest ...

  • Kennet, Charles Egbert
    KENNET, Charles Egbert. 8.2.1826 — 1884. Rev. Anglo-Indian Priest. Son of Charles K. After studies at Bishop’s College ordained deacon 1851, priest 1853. Taught at Madras Theological College of the Society for the ...
  • KENT, Roland G.

    KENT, Roland Grubb. Wilmington, Del. 24.2.1877 — Bryn Mawr, Pa. 27.6.1952. U.S. Latin, IE and Iranian scholar. Professor in Philadelphia. Son ...

  • KEPHALAS, Nikolaos

    KEPHALAS, Nikolaos (Nicola Chiefala; Νικόλαος Κεφαλᾶς). Zakynthos 1763 or 1770 — Constaninople 1847 or Thessaloniki 1850. Greek Traveller in ...

  • KEPHALLENOS, Andreas N.
    KEPHALLENOS, Andreas N. (Ανδρέας Ν. Κεφαλληνός).Corfu 1856 — 19??. Greek Politician and Literate. After school in Corfu, studies at Florence and Munich (now also Sanskrit). Ph.D. Munich. Then worked in the ...
  • KERBAKER, Michele

    KERBAKER, Michele. Turin 10.9.1836 — Naples 20.9.1914. Italian Indologist. Professor in Naples. Lost early his mother and after the new marriage ...

  • KERN, Fritz

    KERN, Fritz (Max Friedrich Ludwig Hermann). Stuttgart 28.9.1884 — Mainz 21.5.1950. German Historian. Son of Hermann von Kern, Councillor of state in Württenberg, ...

  • KERN, Hendrik

    KERN, Johan Kaspar Hendrik. Poerworedjo, Bagelen, Central Java 6.4.1833 — Utrecht 4.7.1917. Dutch Indologist and Indonesian Scholar. ...

  • KERN, Johan Hendrik

    KERN, Johan Hendrik. Leiden 24.1.1867 — Leiden 19.12.1933. Dutch Linguist. Son of —> Hendrik Kern and Annette Moïse de Chateleux. From 1886 studies ...

  • KERNS, J. Alexander

    KERNS, James Alexander. Mason, Ingham County, Mich. 17.1.1894 — Richmond, NY ?.10.1975. U.S. IE Scholar. Son of James Kerns ...

  • KES, Louis

    KES, Louis. 18?? — 19??. Dutch Translator, probably a Theosophist.

    Publications: De ...

  • KESARCODI-WATSON, Ian

    KESARCODI-WATSON, Ian. 1938 — ?.5.1984. Australian (?) Scholar of Indian Religion. Studies at Melbourne, Oxford and McMaster. Ph.D. 1982 Poona. Lecturer in Philosophy at ...

  • KETELAAR, Joan Josua

    KETELAAR, Joan Josua (Johann Joshua K., Kettler, Kessler). Elbing, East Prussia (now Elbląg in Poland) 1659 — Bandar Abbas 1716. German Traveller. Son ...

  • KEY, T. Hewitt
    KEY, Thomas Hewitt. London 20.3.1799 — London 29.11.1875. British Classical Scholar. Son of Thomas Key, a physician, and Mary Lux Barry. Educated at Buntingford grammar school, Hertfordshire. Studies at St. John’s and ...
  • KIBAT, Artur

    KIBAT, Artur. Lyck, Ostpreussen (now Ełk, Poland) 8.10.1878 — 1960/61. German Teacher and former Student of Indology. Son of a postal secretary, lost ...

  • KIECKERS, Ernst

    KIECKERS, Ernst. Barmen (now part of Wuppertal) 27.9.1882 — Munich 5.8.1938. German IE Linguist in Estonia. Professor in Tartu. Son of Ernst K., ...

  • KIELHORN, Franz

    KIELHORN, Lorenz Franz. Osnabrück 31.5.1840 — Göttingen 19.3.1908. German Indologist. Professor in Pune and Göttingen. Son of ...

  • KIENLE, Richard von

    KIENLE, Richard Karl Heinrich von. Tiengen/Waldshut 9.2.1908 — Berlin (West) 18.5.1985. German IE Linguist. Professor in Berlin (West). PD 1934 at Heidelberg (under Güntert). PD ...

  • KIEPERT, Heinrich

    KIEPERT, Heinrich. Berlin 31.7.1818 — Berlin 21.4.1899. German Geographer, Cartographer, and Historian of Geography. Professor in Berlin. Son of Samuel K., a merchant, ...

  • KIESSLING, Max

    KIESSLING, Max Herrmann. Neuschönefeld near Leipzig 16.9.1877 — Munich 28.3.1946. German Classical Philologist, Historical Geographer and Iranian Scholar. Son of Hermann K., an ...

  • KILGOUR, Robert
    KILGOUR, Robert. 29.4.1867 — 28.1.1942. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary and Nepali Scholar in India. Son of Robert K., educated in Glasgow. Studied theology at Glasgow University (M.A. 1886, B.D. 1889, D.D. ...
  • KILIAN, Klaus

    KILIAN, Klaus. 27.2.1939 — 28.5.1992. German Archaeologist, excavated in Sri Lanka. Ph.D. Director of the “Kommission für Allgemeine und Vergleichende Archäologie (KAVA) des Deutschen ...

  • KILIAN, Lothar
    KILIAN, Lothar. Nidda near Klaipeda 12.10.1922 or 1911 — 12.3.2000 or 1999. German Archaeologist and IE Scholar. Ph.D. 1939 Königsberg (?). Participated in WW II, was war prisoner and only returned ...
  • KINCAID, Charles Augustus

    KINCAID, Charles Augustus. Indore 8.2.1870 — Fulham, London 15.8.1954. British Civil Servant and Marathi Scholar in India. Son of —> General William K. and ...

  • KINCAID, Dennis

    KINCAID, Dennis Charles Alexander. 16.10.1905 — 10.6.1937. British Civil Servant in India. Son of —> Ch. A. Kincaid. From 1924 studied at Oxford (Balliol College). Arrived at Bombay in 1928. Drowned.

    KINCAID, William

    KINCAID, William. 30.10.1831 — Bournemouth 11.2.1909. British Colonial Officer in India. From 1849 Ensign in Madras Army. Appointed to adjust boundary disputes in Bhopal agency, 1864. From 1866 Assistant Political Agent ...

  • KINDERSLEY, Nathaniel E.

    KINDERSLEY, Nathaniel Edward. Great Yarmouth, Norfolk 2.2.1763 — Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire 16.2.1831. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Nathaniel K. (1732–1769), Colonel ...

  • KING, Cuthbert

    KING, Cuthbert. 1??? — 19??. British Civil Servant in India. M.A. Served in the North-West. Deputy Commissioner (1935) and Commissioner of Rawalpindi Division (1946). C.I.E. 1946. Mentioned as living 1958. Married. ...

  • KING, James Stewart.

    KING, James Stewart. 15.5.1848 — 19??. British (Irish?) Colonial Officer and Persian Scholar in India. Son of Rev. Robert Belsham King, educated at ...

  • KING, Leonard William

    KING, Leonard William. London 8.12.1869 — 20.8.1919. British Archaeologist and Assyriologist. Professor in London. Son of Robert King (d. 1886) and Mary Scarborough, ...

  • KING, William
    KING, William.1834? — Bedford ?.12.1900. Anglo-Irish Geologist in India. Son of William King (1809–1886, the Geologist, who in 1863 proposed that Homo neanderthalensis is a different species) and Jane Nicholson. Wikipedia on father ...
  • KING, Winston L.

    KING, Winston Lee. Avilla, Ind. 30.8.1907 — Madison, Wisc. 15.2.1975. U.S. Scholar of Com­parative Religion. Methodist priest. Born in a farm, son of Alfred ...

  • KINGSMILL, Thomas W.

    KINGSMILL, Thomas William. Dublin 8.1.1837 — Shanghai 26.7.1910. British civil engineer (architect) and geologist, from end 1862 until his death in Shanghai. Son of Henry K. and Sarah Stone. “Was chiefly ...

  • KINSLEY, David R.
    KINSLEY, David Robert. Holyoke, MA 25.4.1939 — Hamilton, Ontario 24.4.2000. U.S. Scholar of Hindu Religion in Canada. Studies at Drew University (B.A. 1961), Union Theological Seminary (B.D. 1964) and Chicago University ...
  • KIPLING, John Lockwood

    KIPLING, John Lockwood. Pickering, Yorkshire 6.7.1837 — Tisbury, Wiltshire 26.1.1911. British Art Teacher, Illustrator and Museum Curator in India. Son of Rev. Joseph K. and Frances Lockwood, educated at Wesleyan Woodhouse ...

  • KIRCHER, Athanasius

    KIRCHER, Athanasius. Geisa near Fulda 2.5.1602 — Rome 27.11.1680. S.J. German Polyhistor and Oriental Scholar, a Pioneer of Coptology, a Precursor of Egyptology, ...

  • KIRFEL, Willibald

    KIRFEL, Willibald. Reifferscheid, Eifel 29.1.1885 — Bad Godesberg 16.10. 1964. German Indologist. Professor in Bonn. Son of Johann K., ...

  • KIRKLAND, Edwin Capers
    KIRKLAND, Edwin Capers.South Carolina 14.2.1902 — Gainesville, Florida 23.12.1972. U.S. Folklorist. Son of William Clarke K. and Lalla Stokes. Ph.D. Northwestern University. In 1946-51 Professor of English at University of Florida ...
  • KIRKPATRICK, William

    KIRKPATRICK, William. Ireland (?) 1754 — Exeter 22.8.1812. British (Irish) Colonial Officer in India. Son of Colonel James K. (1739–1818) of Madras Cavalry, ...

  • KIRKPATRICK, William MacColin

    KIRKPATRICK,William MacColin. 10.12.18?78 — 3.12.1953. British Politician. In the beginning of century served in I.C.S. (in 1923 already in ...

  • KIRSTE, Johann Otto Ferdinand

    KIRSTE, Johann Otto Ferdinand. Graz 1.10.1851 — Graz 2.5.1920. Austrian Indologist. Professor in Graz. Son of a ropemaker master Johann Martin ...

  • KISTNER, Otto
    KISTNER, Otto August Heinrich.1841 — 1903. German?. Living in Leipzig (1869).
    Publications: Buddha and his doctrines. A bibliographical essay. 4+32 p. L. 1869.
    – A book catalogue ...
  • KITAGAWA, Joseph M.

    KITAGAWA, Joseph Mitsuo. Osaka 8.3.1915 — Chicago 7.10.1992. U.S. (Japanese-born) Scholar of Religion.  Born in a Christian Japanese family, his father was episcopal priest, grew up in Japan. Studied theology at ...

  • KITTEL, Ferdinand

    KITTEL, Ferdinand. Resterhafe/Ostfriesland 7.4.1832 — Tübingen 19.12.1905. German Missionary and Indologist, a Kannaḍa Scholar. In India in 1853-77 and 1883-92. Son ...

  • KITTOE, Markham

    KITTOE, Markham. Woolwich, Kent 14.12.1808 — Bosmere, Suffolk 14.10.1853. British Colonial Officer and a Pioneer of Archaeology in India. Son of ...

  • KLAEBER, Frederick (Friedrich)

    KLAEBER, Frederick (Friedrich). Beetzendorf, Preussen 1.10.1863 — Bad Kösen, D.D.R. 4.10.1954. German Linguist in the U.S.A. Son of Hermann and Luise Kl. Studies ...

  • KLAPROTH, Julius von

    KLAPROTH, Heinrich Julius von. Berlin 11.10.1783 — Paris 28.8.1835. German Oriental Scholar in Russia and France. Son of the mineralogist and ...

  • KLASS, Morton

    KLASS, Morton. N.Y. 24.6.1927 — N.Y. 28.4.2001 (when 73). U.S. Anthropologist. Educated in New York, in 1945 joined U.S. Merchant Marine. Started writing fiction, but then was fascinated by Margaret Mead’s ...

  • KLATT, Johannes

    KLATT, Johannes Emil Otto. Filehne, Posen (now Wieleń, Poland) 31.10.1852 — Bonn 27.8.1903. German Indologist. Son of postmaster Friedrich Michael Klatt and ...

  • KLEEN (af Kleen), Tyra

    KLEEN (af Kleen), Tyra. Stockholm 29.3.1874 — Stockholm 17.9.1951. Swedish Painter interested in South and South-East Asia. Daughter of Richard Kleen (1841-1923), diplomat ...

  • KLEINHANS, Edmund

    KLEINHANS, Edmund. Meran, South Tyrol (now Merano in Italy) 30.11.1870 — Zürich 23.8.1934. Austrian IE Linguist and Musician in Switzerland. Son of a ...

  • KLEMENC (Klementz), Dmitrij Aleksandrovič

    KLEMENC (Klementz), Dmitrij Aleksandrovič. Gorjaino, gub. Samara 14.12.1848 — Moscow 8.1.1914. Russian Central Asian Scholar and Traveller. Born in a land owner family ...

  • KLEMM, Erika
    KLEMM, Erika. 1936 — 1993. German (East) Indologist (Hindi Scholar). Studies at Leipzig. Worked in VEB Verlag in Leipzig and in the 1960s collaborated with Nespital. Possibly she is the same ...
  • KLEMM, Kurt

    KLEMM, Robert Kurt. Bautzen, Sachsen 16.4.1852 — Berlin-Lichterfelde 31?.3.1908. German Bookseller and Scholar. Son of Robert Klemm ...

  • KLICH, Edward
    KLICH, Edward. Skalat (now in Ukraina) 2.2.1878 — Poznań 1.12.1939. Polish Linguist, Specialist of Slavic and Gipsy Languages. Student of Rozwadowski at Cracow. From 1929 Professor at Poznań. Killed by Nazis.
  • KLÍMA, Otakar

    KLÍMA, Otakar. Prague 15.11.1908 — Prague 29.11.1988. Czech Iranian Scholar. Research Director in Prague. After school in Prague, in 1927-32 studies of ...

  • KLIMKEIT, Hans-J.

    KLIMKEIT, Hans-Joachim. Ranchi, India 22.7.1939 — 7.2.1999. German scholar of Comparative, Indian and Central Asian Religions. Professor in Bonn. Son of a ...

  • KLJUEV, Boris Ivanovič
    KLJUEV, Boris Ivanovič. Moscow 18.7.1927 — 2000. Russian Urdu-Hindi Scholar. Son of an official. Graduated 1952 Moscow. Kand. filol. nauk 1964 Moscow. Dr. ist. nauk 1982. In ...
  • KLUGE, Friedrich

    KLUGE, Friedrich. Köln 21.6.1856 — Freiburg i.Br. 21.5.1926. German Germanist also interested in IE Linguistics. Son of Karl Kluge and Karolina Schnitz. Gymnasium in Höxter ...

  • KLUGE, Theodor

    KLUGE, Theodor. Nauen, Bezirk Potsdam 24.2.1880 — 1959 (or July 1958). German Linguist. Ph.D. 1906 Giessen. Further studies at Technische Hochschule ...

  • KNAUER, Friedrich

    KNAUER, Friedrich (Russian Fedor Ivanovič Knauèr, Ukrainian Fedir/Fridrih Ivanovič Knauer). Sarata, near Akkerman, Bessarabia (now Belgorod-Dnestrovski in Ukraina) 3.8.(15.8.)1849 — Tomsk ...

  • KNIGHT, Joseph
    KNIGHT, Joseph.17.10.1787 — Cotta, Sri Lanka 11.10.1840, when 53. Rev. British Missionary in Sri Lanka. Arrived at Colombo in June 1818 with three others (S. Lambrick, R. Major and B. Ward), ...
  • KNIGHTON, William
    KNIGHTON, William. Dublin 1824? — Tileworth, St. Leonards on Sea, Sussex 31.3.1900. British (Irish) Journalist in Sri Lanka and Civil Servant in India. Son of Richard Kn., educated in Glasgow. Arrived ...
  • KNOROZOV, Jurij Valentinovič

    KNOROZOV, Jurij Valentinovič. Pivdenne near Harkiv, Ukraina 19.11.1922 — St.Petersburg 31.3.1999. Russian Linguist and Ethnographer. Born of Russian parents in Ukraina. From 1940 studied in Moscow, concentrating on Egyptology, but soon ...

  • KNOWLES, James Hinton

    KNOWLES, James Hinton (James Hinton-Knowles?). Clerkenwell, London 1856 — Ely, Cambridgeshire 1943. Rev. British Missionary in India. Son of ...

  • KNOX, George

    KNOX, George. 1794? — 2.9.1847, when 53. British Physician in India. M.D. c. 1816. In E.I.C.’s medical service, Madras.

    Publications: Wrote on Burmese Buddhism in MJLS 1, 1834, 25-39 and in TrRAS 3, 1835, 271-284; medical writings.

    Sources: Revised List ...

  • KNOX, Robert

    KNOX, Robert. London 8.2.1641 — Wimbledon, London 17.6.1720. British (Scottish) Traveller. In South Asia in 1657-94 (1659-79 prisoner in Ceylon). Son ...

  • KOČNEV, Valentin Ivanovič

    KOČNEV, Valentin Ivanovič. Perejaslavl-Zalesskij 29.4.1921 — 20.3.1982. Russian Historian and Ethnographist of South Asia. Son of a worker, educated in Moscow. Served in ...

  • KOEPPEN, Carl Friedrich

    KOEPPEN, Carl Friedrich (Karl Fr. Köppen). Seehausen, Altmark 26.4.1808 — Berlin 19.7.1863. German Philosopher interested in Buddhism. Son of a minister. ...

  • KOHL, Josef F.

    KOHL, Josef Friedrich. Katzengrün (now Kaceřov in Czech) 22.7.1908 — ?.1.1998. Austrian Indologist in Germany. Professor at Würzburg. Son of a ...

  • KOHLBRUGGE, Dina Johanna

    KOHLBRUGGE, Dina Johanna (Hanna). Utrecht 25.7.1911 — Utrecht 13.12.1999. Dutch Indologist and Iranian scholar. Gymnasium in Utrecht. Studies of Indology at Utrecht under Gonda. Ph.D. ...

  • KOHLER, Josef

    KOHLER, Josef. Offenburg 9.3.1849 — Berlin-Charlottenburg 3.8.1919. German Legal Scholar interested in India. Son of an elementary school teacher, the elder Josef K. and Amalie ...

  • KOHOUT, Václav
    KOHOUT, Václav. Kolín 1802? — Jasov 6.11.1867. Czech Catholic Theologian. Premonstratensian Vicar in Poprad (Slovakia) in 1849-65.
    Publications: Manuscript works Tentamen condiscendae lingue zingaricae and  Exercitatio lingo zingaricae (1821) kept ...
  • KOŁAKOWSKI, Ignacy
    KOŁAKOWSKI, Ignacy (Belarus Ignat Grigoravič Kulakoŭski). Janaŭščyna, Lithuanian gub. 6.2.1800 — 31.5.1860. Polish (Belarusian) Poet and Translator. Roman Catholic. From 1816 studies at the new Warsaw University. ...
  • KOLLÁR, Ján

    KOLLÁR, Ján (Czech Jan K.). Mošóc 29.7.1793 — Vienna 24.1.11852. Slovakian Philologist, Poet and Translator. Son of Matej K. and Katarina Frndová. After gymnasium in Pressburg (Bratislava) worked as teacher. In 1817-19 ...

  • KÖLVER, Bernhard

    KÖLVER, Bernhard. Ründeroth near Köln 2.4.1938 — Leipzig 27.11.2001. German Indologist. Professor in Köln, Kiel and Leipzig. Son of a gymnasium teacher, who Participated in WW II and died ...

  • KÖNIG, Friedrich Wilhelm

    KÖNIG, Friedrich Wilhelm. Adlerkosteletz (Kostelic nad Orlici), Bohemia 7.1.1897 — Vienna 5.2.1972. Austrian Historian of Ancient Iran and the Near East. Son of ...

  • KONOW, Sten

    KONOW, Sten. Søndre Aurdal, Valdres 17.4.1867 — Oslo 29.6.1948. Norwegian Indo-Iranian Scholar. Professor in Oslo. Born in Central Norway as the ...

  • KOPERNICKI, Izydor

    KOPERNICKI, Izydor. Czyżówka, Lesser Poland 17.4.1825 — Cracow 24.9.1891. Polish Physician, Ethnologist and Romani scholar. Professor in Cracow. Studied medicine at Kiev and ...

  • KOPP, Hermann

    KOPP, Hermann Oskar. Neckarhausen bei Mannheim 13.6.1902 — 1987. German Indologist (Pāli scholar). Son of Johann Kopp and Margareta Held (d. 1917). ...

  • KOPPERS, Wilhelm

    KOPPERS, Wilhelm. Menzelen near Xanten, Rheinland 8.2.1886 — Vienna 23.1.1961. German Ethnologist, Catholic Priest and Theologian in Austria. Professor in Vienna. ...

  • KÖRBER, Hans Nordewin von

    KÖRBER, Hans Nordewin von (Koerber). Treptow-Köpenick 23.7.1896 — San Diego ?.4.1979. German Sino-Tibetologist in the U.S.A. Son of Friedrich Theodor Joachim von ...

  • KOŘÍNEK, František
    KOŘÍNEK, František.1??? — 1???. Czechoslovakian Linguist. Ph.D. In 1935 PD of Comparative Linguistics at Bratislava.
    Publications: Diss.
    Sources: Mentioned in a contemporary catalogue of universities. The name ...
  • KOROLEV, Nikolaj Ivanovič

    KOROLEV, Nikolaj Ivanovič. Samarkand 8.1.1928 — 18.2.1995. Russian Indologist (Nepali & Newari scholar). Son of a civil servant, in 1950-56 in Red Army. ...

  • KORSCH, Theodor

    KORSCH, Theodor (Fedor Evgen’evič KORŠ). Moscow 22.4.(4.5.)1843 — Moscow 16.2. (1.3.)1915. Russian IE Linguist and Sanskrit Scholar. Son of Evgenij Fëdorovič K., a ...

  • KORVIN-KRASINSKI, Cyrill von

    KORVIN-KRASINSKI, Cyrill von (also written Korwin-Kr.). Mszana Dolna (then Austria, now Poland) 5.9.1905 — Maria Laach 1992. German (born Polish) Theologian and Scholar of ...

  • KÓS, Péter

    KÓS, Péter (born Leo Raab, from 1939 Lev Konduktorov). Moscow 15.8.1921 — 1994. Hungarian Chemist, Diplomat and Communist Activist. Graduated as chemical engineer. From 1949 in Hungarian Foreign Ministry, 1954-56 Ambassador in ...

  • KOSEGARTEN, Johann Gottfried Ludwig

    KOSEGARTEN, Johann Gottfried Ludwig. Altenkirchen, Rügen 10.9.1792 ...

  • KOSSOVIČ, Ignatij Andreevič

    KOSSOVIČ, Ignatij Andreevič. gub. Vitebsk 1808 — 15.(27.)10.1878. (Bela-)Russian Philologist. Professor in Warsaw. Brother of —> Kaetan K., beside classical philology interested in ...

  • KOSSOVIČ, Kaetan Andreevič

    KOSSOVIČ, Kaetan Andreevič. (Cajetan Kossovich). Polotsk (now Polack in Belarus) 2.(14.)5.1815 (or 1814, see Vigasin 2008, 94) — St.Petersburg 7.2.(26.1.)1883. (Bela-)Russian Indo-Iranian Scholar. ...

  • KOULIKOWSKI, D.

    KOULIKOWSKI, D. —> OVSJANIKO-KULIKOVSKIJ, D. N.

  • KOVÁŘ, Emanuel

    KOVÁŘ, Emanuel. Vlašim, dt. Benešov 11.1.1861 — Prague 14.7.1898. Czech Linguist and Ethnograph. Studies of modern languages and general linguistics at Prague, habilitation in general ...

  • KOWALEWSKI, Józef Szcepan

    KOWALEWSKI, Józef Szcepan (Joseph Etienne K., Russian Osip Mihajlovič Kovalevskij). Grodno (now Hrodna in Belarus) 9.1.1801(28.12.1800) — Warsaw 20.10.(7.11.)1878. Polish Mongolian and Buddhist ...

  • KRAAY, Colin M.

    KRAAY, Colin Mackennal. London-Hampstead 23.3.1918 — Oxford 27.1.1982. British Numismatician, interested in Greek and Indo-Greek Numismatics. Son of rubber merchant Caspar Alexander Kraay ...

  • KRAHE, Hans

    KRAHE, Hans. Ückendorf/Kr. Gelsenkirchen 7.2.1898 — Tübingen 25.6.1965. German IE Scholar. Professor in Würzburg, Heidelberg and Tübingen. Son of a merchant Friedrich Kr. ...

  • KRAHMER, August Wilhelm
    KRAHMER,  Friedrich August Wilhelm. Schiedungen, Nordhausen, Thüringen 22.11.1809 — Ibid. 4.5.1895. German Oriental Scholar and Theologian. Ph.D. 1833 Göttingen, diss. on Joel. From 1833 or 1835 to 1840 PD of Oriental Languages, ...
  • KRAMRISCH, Stella

    KRAMRISCH, Stella (married Neményi). Nikolsburg (now Mikulov), Moravia 29.5.1898 — Malvern, Pa. 31.8.1993. Austrian Art Historian in India and the U.S.A. ...

  • KRASNODEMBSKIJ, Valerij Evgen’evič

    KRASNODEMBSKIJ, Valerij Evgen’evič. Kagul, Moldova 2.12.(15.12.)1907 — Penza 16.5.1942. Russian Indologist. Son of a lawyer. After studies at Odessa worked in Tashkent. From 1926 studied ...

  • KRAUSE, Charlotta

    KRAUSE, Charlotta. Halle 18.5.1895 — Gwalior 27.1.1980. German Indologist in India. Daughter of Hermann Kr., a merchant, and Anna. Matriculated 1914 ...

  • KRAUSE, Wilhelm

    KRAUSE, Wilhelm. Freiburg i.Br. 6.12.1910 — Vienna 12.5.1976. German Classical Philologist in Austria. After school in Freiburg and Feldkirch studied from 1929 at ...

  • KRAUSE, Wolfgang

    KRAUSE, Wolfgang. Steglitz (now in Berlin) 18.9.1895 — Göttingen 14.8.1970. German IE, Germanic and Tocharian Scholar. Professor in Königsberg and Göttingen. ...

  • KRČEK, Franciszek

    KRČEK, Franciszek. Lemberg (L’viv) 8.10.1869 — 12.3.1916. Polish (Ukrainian?) Slavist also interested in IE. Docent in Lemberg (L’viv). Studied at Lemberg, promotion 1893. PD 1909 Lemberg, in Slavonic Philology.

    Publications: ...

  • KRESSLER, Oscar

    KRESSLER, August Eduard Oscar. Konstanz 16.4.1876 — Hongkong 1970. German Japanologist, began as Indologist. Son of a postal officer, ...

  • KRETSCHMER, Paul

    KRETSCHMER, Paul. Berlin 2.5.1866 — Vienna 9.3.1956. German IE Scholar in Austria. Professor in Vienna. Son of the history and portrait painter Albert ...

  • KRETZSCHMAR, Ludwig
    KRETZSCHMAR, Ludwig Burkhard Benjamin. Lauchhammer, Oberspreewald-Lausitz 5.1.1901 — Normandy 19.7.1944. German Student of Indology. Son of Johannes Kr. (d. 1916) and Elisabeth Hultzsch (?). Ph.D. 1936 Halle (?). Died in WW II.
    KREYENBORG, Elisabeth

    KREYENBORG, Elisabeth. 1897 — 19??. German Librarian, former Student of Indology, probably related with —> H. Kr. Ph.D. Münster 1930. Worked in Münster as teacher and librarian, from 1943 to c. 1950 ...

  • KREYENBORG, Herman(n)

    KREYENBORG, Clemens August Herman(n). Damme, Oldenburg 13.11.1889 — Münster 9.5.1963. German Indologist. Librarian ...

  • KRICK, Hertha

    KRICK, Hertha. Vienna 25.2.1945 — Vienna 5.1.1979. Austrian Indologist. In Vienna. Born little before the end of war, attended elementary school ...

  • KRICK, Nicolas
    KRICK, Nicolas Michel. Lixheim en Meurthe, Lorraine 1.3.1819 — 1.9.1854. Father. French Missionary in North-East India. Son of tailor Michel Krick and Élisabeth Dubourg (d. 1826). From 1839 studies at the seminary ...
  • KRISTIANSEN, Knut

    KRISTIANSEN, Knut. 16.5.1928 — Oslo Early July 1999 (when 71). Norwegian Indo-Iranian Linguist. Grew up in Raufoss. Student of Morgenstierne at ...

  • KROEBER, Alfred L.

    KROEBER, Alfred Louis. Hoboken, NJ 11.6.1876 — Paris 9.10.1960. U.S. Cultural Anthropologist and Linguist. Son of German immigrants, Florence Kr. and Anna Müller, grew up in New York City. Studies at ...

  • KROGMANN, Willy

    KROGMANN, Willy. Wismar 13.9.1905 — Hamburg 20.3.1967. German Germanist also interested in IE Linguistics. Son of Heinrich Kr., a timber dealer, and Auguste ...

  • KROM, Nicolaas Johannes

    KROM, Nicolaas Johannes. ’s-Hertogenbosch 5.9.1883 — Leiden 8.3.1945. Dutch Archaeologist and South-East Asian Scholar. Son of the Rijksarchivaris Cornelius Catharinus Nicolaas Krom (d. ...

  • KRONASSER, Heinz

    KRONASSER, Heinz. Marburg (now Maribor, Slovenia) 24.2.1913 — Lipovica, Serbia 24.3.1968. Austrian Hittite and IE Linguist. After Graz Gymnasium studies at Graz, Ph.D. ...

  • KROPATSCH, Anton

    KROPATSCH, Anton. Vienna 27.11.1897 — 22.3.1971. Austrian Bauddha and Physician. Studies in Vienna, graduated 1923. Said to have been a well-known Dermatologist and ...

  • KRUŠEVSKIJ, Nikolaj Vjačeslavovič

    KRUŠEVSKIJ, Nikolaj Vjačeslavovič (Polish Mikołaj Kruszewski). Lutsk (now in Ukraina) 6.12.1851 — Kazan 31.10.1887. Polish ...

  • KUCHARSKI, Heinz
    KUCHARSKI, Heinz. Hamburg 22.7.1919 — Makranstädt 8.10.2000. German (East) Ethnologist of South Asia. Son of engineer Walter K. After school in Hamburg from 1938 studies of philosophy, ethnology and Oriental languages. He was ...
  • KUCKERTZ, Josef

    KUCKERTZ, Josef. Würselen near Aachen 24.11.1930 — Berlin 25.3.1996. German Ethno-Musicologist interested in Indian Music. Passed Rheinische Musikschule and studied in 1952-56 musicology, ...

  • KUDRJAVCEV, Mihail Konstantinovič

    KUDRJAVCEV, Mihail Konstantinovič. Orenburg 31.12.1910 (11.1.1911) — 4.3.1992. Russian Ethnographist of South Asia. Son of official. In 1929-32 studied at Leningrad Topographical Technical ...

  • KUDRJAVSKIJ, Dmitrij Nikolaevič

    KUDRJAVSKIJ, Dmitrij Nikolaevič. St.Petersburg 25.10.(6.11.)1867 — 9.11.1920. Russian Indologist. Professor in Jur’ev (Tartu). Educated in St.Petersburg (6th Gymnasium). From 1885 studies ...

  • KUDZINOWSKI, Czesław
    KUDZINOWSKI, Czesław. Wodziłówka 8.10.1908 — Poznań 2.3.1988. Polish Linguist, beside Indo-European also Specialist of Fenno-Ugrian and Uralic. Professor in Poznań. Son of a small farmer. From 1928 studies of philosophy Wilno (then Polish, ...
  • KUHN, Ernst Wilhelm Adalbert

    KUHN, Ernst Wilhelm Adalbert. Berlin 7.2.1846 — Munich 20/21.8.1920. German Indologist. Professor in Munich. Son of —> Adalbert Kuhn. From 1863 ...

  • KUHN, Franz Felix Adalbert

    KUHN, Franz Felix Adalbert. Königsberg/Neumark (now Chojna, Poland) 19.11.1812  (St.-W. 19.9.) — Berlin-Neukölln 5.5.1881. ...

  • KÜHNAU, Richard

    KÜHNAU, Richard. Branitz near Cottbus 10.2.1858 — Cottbus 18.5.1930. German Indologist and Folklorist. Teacher in Breslau. Son of a gardener, educated ...

  • KÜHNEL, Wilhelm Ernst Paul

    KÜHNEL, Paul Ernst Wilhelm Arthur. Neubrandenburg (Mecklenburg) 26.10.1882 — Berlin 5.8.1964. German Art Historian. Son of Paul K., a gymnasium ...

  • KÜMMEL, Auguste Viktoria

    KÜMMEL, Auguste Viktoria (née Bender). 1906 — 1998. German Student of Indology. Daughter of Friedrich ...

  • KUNST, Arnold

    KUNST, Arnold. 23.7.1903 — London ?.12.1981. Polish Indologist in the U.K. Studies at Lwów (M.A. 1929 under Stasiak), Vienna (Frauwallner) and ...

  • KURYŁOWICZ, Jerzy

    KURYŁOWICZ, Jerzy. Stanisławów (now Ivano-Frankivsk in Ukraina) 26.8.1895 — Cracow 28.1.1978. Polish IE Scholar. Born in what was then the Polish ...

  • KÜTTLER, Edmund Martin

    KÜTTLER, Edmund Martin. Jemnice 7.11.1884 — Austria 1964. Austrian (Moravian) Linguist and Ethnologist in Czechoslovakia, started with Indology. Gymnasium in Brno, studies at ...

  • KUZNECOV, Bronislav Ivanovič

    KUZNECOV, Bronislav Ivanovič. Leningrad 2.11.1931 (or 2.12.?) — Leningrad 24.7.1985. Russian Tibetan Scholar. Son of a worker. Studies under Vorob’ev-Desjatoskij and ...

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