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  • KAEGI, Adolf

    KAEGI, Adolf (orig. Kägi). Holderbaum bei Bauma, Ct. Zürich 30.9.1849 — Rüschlikon, Kanton Zürich 14.2.1923. Swiss ...

  • KAHLO, Gerhard

    KAHLO, Gerhard. Magdeburg 29.13.1893 — Cottbus 18.7.1974. German (East) Anthropologist and Author. Son of Martin K. and Clara Möhring. After school in Magdeburg studies of ...

  • KALMER, Josef (born Joseph Kalmus)

    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 Czernowitz (Černivci) and Vienna, served a voluntary in WW I. After war ...

  • KALTHOFF, Johann Heinrich

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

  • KAŁUSKI, Antoni

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

  • KAMARYT, František

    KAMARYT, František Johannes Nep. Chmelná 20.11.1876 — 8.6.1946. Czechoslovakian Student of Indology. Studies at Charles University in Prague ...

  • KAMENSKY, Anna (Anna Alekseevna Kamenskaja)

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

  • KAMPTZ, Joachim Friedrich Ludolf Bernhard Max Wilhelm Hermann Eggerd Kurt von

    KAMPTZ, Joachim Friedrich Ludolf Bernhard Max Wilhelm Hermann Eggerd Kurt von. Hildesheim ...

  • Kapff, Ludwig Heinrich

    KAPFF, Ludwig Heinrich. Göppingen 5.9.1802 — Kennenburg near Esslingen 26.2.1869. German Lutheran Priest and Oriental Scholar. Son of ...

  • KAPPUS, Carl

    KAPPUS, Carl. Frankfurt a. M. 6.3.1879 — Berlin (West) 17.5.1951. German Student of IE Linguistics. Son of Heinrich ...

  • 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. Son of ...

  • KAROLIDES, Iordanes

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

  • 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 Bengali and Oriya. Son of a worker. Graduated 1951 from ...

  • 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. Graduated 1949 from Oriental Faculty, Leningrad University. Kand. ...

  • KAUFMANN, Walter

    KAUFMANN, Walter. Karlsbad (now Karlovy Vary in Czech) 1.4.1907 — Bloomington 9.9.1984. Czechoslovakian 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 and Ann ...

  • KAYE, George Rusby

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

  • KAYE, John William

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

  • KEANE, Augustus Henry

    KEANE, Augustus Henry. Cork 1833 — London 1912. Irish Journalist and Ethnological Writer. Educated in Cork, Dublin and ...

  • KEAY, Frank Ernest

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

  • KEEGAN, William

    KEEGAN, William. 18?? — Delhi 1.5.1885. Rev. Father. Catholic Missionary in India. In India as early as 1841. ...

  • KEENE, Henry George

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

  • KEENE, Henry George

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

  • KÉGL, Sándor

    KÉGL, Sándor (Alexander von K.). Szúnyog near Pest 1.12.1862 — Áporka 29.12.1920. Hungarian Nobleman and Indo-Iranian ...

  • KEIL, Johann Karl Friedrich

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

  • 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 Curator of ...

  • KELLER-GRIMM, Maya

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

  • KELLER, Otto Heinrich Wilhelm

    KELLER, Otto Heinrich Wilhelm. Eberstadt 9.9.1879 — Büdingen 2.6.1947. German Student of IE Linguistics. Son of August Keller, ...

  • KELLEY, Gerald Baptiste

    KELLEY, Gerald Baptiste. 24.6.1928 — 7.12.1987. U.S. Linguist, Scholar of Hindi and Telugu. Professor in Ithaca. ...

  • KELLGREN, Abraham Herman August

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

  • KELLNER, Hermann Camillo

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

  • KELLOG, Samuel Henry

    KELLOG, Samuel Henry. Quoque, Long Island, NY 6.9.1839 — Landouri, India 3.5.1899. U.S. Missionary and Indologist ...

  • Kempson, Simon Matthews Edwin

    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. After graduation ...

  • KENNEDY, James

    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 Talbot

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

  • 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 Propagation of ...
  • KENT, Roland Grubb

    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. After school in Corfu, studies at Florence and Munich (now also Sanskrit). Ph.D. Munich. Then worked in the administration and politics in Corfu. ...
  • KERBAKER, Michele

    KERBAKER, Michele. Turin 10.9.1836 — Naples 20.9.1914. Italian Indologist. Professor in Naples. Studied classical philology at Turin (degree 1857), soon became ...

  • KERN, Fritz (Max Friedrich Ludwig Hermann)

    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, Johan Hendrik

    KERN, Johan Hendrik. Leiden 24.1.1867 — Leiden 19.12.1933. Dutch Linguist. Son of —> Hendrik Kern. From 1886 studies at Leiden, Tübingen (Sievers) and ...

  • KERN, Johan Kaspar Hendrik

    KERN, Johan Kaspar Hendrik. Poerworedjo, Bagelen, Central Java 6.4.1833 — Utrecht 4.7.1917. Dutch ...

  • KERNS, James 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 — 1984. Australian (?) Scholar of Indian Religion. Lecturer in Philosophy at University of Hong Kong c. 1971-75. In 1975-84 Senior Lecturer in ...

  • 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, Thomas 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 Trinity Colleges, Cambridge, graduated ...
  • KIBAT, Artur

    KIBAT, Artur. Lyck, Ostpreussen 8.10.1878 — 1960/61. German Student of Indology. Son of a postal secretary, lost early his father and was educated ...

  • 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, Lorenz Franz

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

  • 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 Herrmann

    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. 1909). In 1889-1909 missionary ...
  • 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. Königsberg or Nidden near Klaipeda 12.10.1922 or 1911 — 12.3.2000 or 1999. German Archaeologist and IE Scholar in Germany. 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 15.8.1954. British Civil Servant and Marathi Scholar in India. Son of General K. (d. 1909) and Martha ...

  • KINDERSLEY, Nathaniel Edward

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

  • 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 claims that they were ...
  • KING, Winston Lee

    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 William

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

  • KINSLEY, David Robert
    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 (Ph.D. 1970). Taught at ...
  • KIRCHER, Athanasius

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

  • KIRFEL, Willibald

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

  • 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 and, after a leave ...
  • 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 August Heinrich
    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 and commercial dictionaries.
    Sources: Scanty notes in Internet.
  • 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 S.

    KITTOE, Markham S. ?.11.1808 — Bosmere, Suffolk 14.10.1853. British Colonial Officer and a Pioneer of Archaeology in India. Son of Robinson ...

  • 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, Heinrich 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 ...

  • 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 Kl. 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 (now in Italy) 30.11.1870 — Zürich 23.8.1934. Austrian IE Linguist and Musician in Switzerland. Son of a physician, lost early ...

  • 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 EK who knew Uwe Johnson and ...
  • KLEMM, Robert Kurt

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

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

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

  • KLIMKEIT, Hans-Joachim

    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 1952-71 in Foreign Ministry: in ...
  • KLUGE, Friedrich

    KLUGE, Friedrich. Köln 21.6.1856 — Freiburg i.Br. 21.5.1926. German Germanist also interested in IE Linguistics. From 1874 studies of comparative, classical and modern linguistics at ...

  • KLUGE, Theodor

    KLUGE, Theodor. Nauen, Bezirk Potsdam 24.2.1880 — 1959. German Linguist. Ph.D. 1906 Giessen. Further studies at Technische Hochschule in Braunschweig, diss. ...

  • KNAUER, Friedrich

    KNAUER, Friedrich (Russian Fedor Ivanovič Knauèr, Ukrainian Fedir/Fridrih Ivanovič Knauer). Bessarabia, near Akkerman (Belgorod-Dnestrovski) 3.8.(15.8.)1849 — Tomsk 22.12.1918. Russian (German) Indologist ...

  • KNIGHT, Joseph
    KNIGHT, Joseph.17.10.1787 — Cotta 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), then worked for Church Missionary Society ...
  • KNIGHTON, William
    KNIGHTON, William.Dublin 1824? — Tileworth, St. Leonards on Sea, Sussex 31.3.1900. British (Irish) Journalist in Sri Lanka. Son of Richard Kn., educated in Glasgow. Arrived at Ceylon in 1843 when 19. For a short time ...
  • KNOWLES, James Hinton

    KNOWLES, James Hinton (James Hinton-Knowles?). 1856 — 1943. Rev. British Missionary in India. He worked for Church Missionary Society ...

  • 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 (Köppen). Seehausen, Altmark 26.4.1808 — Berlin 19.7.1863. German Philosopher interested in Buddhism. Son of a minister. After gymnasium ...

  • KOHL, Josef Friedrich

    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. Studies of law at Heidelberg and ...

  • KOHOUT, Václav
    KOHOUT, Václav.Kolín 1802? — Jasov 6.11.1867. Slovakian Catholic Theologian. Premonstratensian Vicar in Poprad in 1849-65.
    Publications: Manuscript works Tentamen condiscendae lingue zingaricae and  Exercitatio lingo zingaricae (1821) kept in Premonstratensian library in Jasov.
    Sources: Kdo Byl Kdo: Čeští a slovenští ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 17.4.1825 — Cracow 24.9.1891. Polish Physician, Ethnologist and Romani scholar. Professor in Cracow. Studied medicine at Kiev and worked then ...

  • KOPP, Hermann

    KOPP, Hermann. Neckarhausen bei Mannheim 1902 — 1987. German Indologist (Pāli scholar). In 1922-27 studies of Protestant Theology and Indology (under ...

  • KOPPERS, Wilhelm

    KOPPERS, Wilhelm. Menzallen, Rheinland 8.2.1886 — Vienna 23.1.1961. German Ethnologist, Catholic Priest and Theologian in Austria. Professor in Vienna. He joined early the ...

  • KÖRBER, Hans Nordewin von

    KÖRBER, Hans Nordewin von. Treptow-Köpenick 23.7.1896 — San Diego ?.4.1979. German Tibetologist in the U.S.A. In 1914 expedition to Khotan with A. H. ...

  • 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 is common enough and for one unfamiliar with Slovakian and Czech it ...
  • 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 ...

  • KOSEGARTEN, Johann Gottfried Ludwig

    KOSEGARTEN, Johann Gottfried Ludwig. Altenkirchen, ...

  • 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 11.1.1861 — Prague 14.7.1898. Czech Linguist and Ethnograph. Studies of modern languages and general linguistics at Prague, habilitation in general linguistics at ...

  • 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 Mackennal

    KRAAY, Colin Mackennal. London-Hampstead 23.3.1918 — Oxford 27.1.1982. British Numismatician, interested in Greek and Indo-Greek Numismatics. After Lancing College studied from 1937 at ...

  • 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, Friedrich 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, incl. Sanskrit, at Marburg (Rabault-Feuerham ...
  • 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 — ?.10.1942. Russian Indologist. Son of a lawyer. Graduated 1930 from Leningradskij Vostočnyj Institut. Docent 1935. In 1932-38 taught ...

  • 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: Grupy dżwiękowe ...

  • KRESSLER, August Eduard 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. Lauchhammer, Oberspreewald-Lausitz 5.1.1901 — Normandy 19.7.1944. German Student of Indology. Ph.D. 1936 Halle (?).
    Publications: Diss. Bhavabhūti, der Dichter des Dharma.7+116 p. Halle 1931.
    Sources: Janert; *vita in diss.; dates in findagrave.com.
  • KREYENBORG, Clemens August Herman(n)

    KREYENBORG, Clemens August Herman(n). Damme, Oldenburg 13.11.1889 — Münster 9.5. 1963. German Indologist. ...

  • KREYENBORG, Elisabeth

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

  • KRICK, Hertha

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

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

    KRISTIANSEN, Knut. 16.5.1928 — Oslo Early July 1999 (when 71). Norwegian Indo-Iranian Linguist. Student of Morgenstierne at Oslo. Until his retirement ...

  • 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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