• L’HERNAULT, Françoise

    L’HERNAULT, Françoise. Rouen 1937 — Chennai 30.1.1999. French Scholar of South Indian Art and Archaeology. Studied history, art and archaeology in ...

  • LA FUENTE, Marguerite
    LA FUENTE, Marguerite.18?? — 1958?. Frenchwoman. Founder-member of Les amis de bouddhisme in Paris from 1927. Visited Ceylon and other Buddhist countries. In 1960 Lu K’uan Yu dedicated his Ch’an and Zen Teaching to the ...
  • LA LANE, Pierre de

    LA LANE, Pierre de (Lalane, Lalanne). Toulouse 6.8.1669 — Pondichéry 1746. S.J. French missionary in South India. Entered Jesuit order in 1685, in ...

  • LA TERZA (LATERZA), Ermengildo

    LA TERZA (LATERZA), Ermenegildo. Putignano (Bari) 2.3.1866 — 1939. Italian Indologist. Graduated at Naples as student of Kerbaker. In 1895-1911 schoolteacher ...

  • LA VALLÉE POUSSIN, Louis Étienne Marie de

    LA VALLÉE POUSSIN, Louis Étienne Marie de. Liège 1.1.1869 — Bruxelles 18.2.1938. Belgian ...

  • LABER, Julius

    LABER, Julius. Köln 11.5.1884 — 1944?. German Student of Indology. Son of a bookseller from Cologne, where he attended school and Gymnasium. From ...

  • LACEY, William Carey (or Charles?)
    LACEY, William Carey (or Charles?). 18?? — 1???. Rev. Baptist Missionary in India. Son of Charles Lacey (1798-1853), also missionary in Orissa (from 1823), and his wife Ann. Himself resided in Cuttack at least from 1851. ...
  • LACÔTE, Félix

    LACÔTE, Félix. Moulins (Allier) 3.9.1873 — 20.3.1925. French Indologist. Professor in Lyon. Studies of philology, graduated a teacher in 1896. During ...

  • LACROIX, Alphonse François

    LACROIX, Alphonse François. Neuchâtel 10.5.1799 — Calcutta 3.7.1859. Swiss Missionary and Bengali Scholar in India. Grew up with his uncle, educated in Zürich ...

  • LACROZE, M. V. de

    LACROZE, M. V. de —> VEYSSIÈRE DE LACROZE, Mathurin.

  • LACZAK, Józef

    LĄCZAK, Józef (until the 1970s Lonczak). Książnica (near Mielec) 5.12.1926 — 21.8.1989. Polish Linguist, began as an Indologist, but moved into the Finno-Ugrian studies. ...

  • LADNER, Max

    LADNER, Max. Brixen, Südtirol (now Bressanone, Alto Adighe) 11.12.1890 — Zürich 23.10.1963. Austrian Bauddha in Switzerland. Building engineer by profession, he moved to ...

  • LADONNE, Justin Arthur

    LADONNE, Justin Arthur. Bordeaux 20.5.1832 — Bassens, Gironde 30.8.1889. French self-taught Sanskritist in Bordeaux, where he gave a “cours libre de sanskrit” at Faculté de Lettres in 1886–89.Son of ...

  • LAET, Joannes de (Latin: Ioannes Latius)

    LAET, Joannes de (Latin: Ioannes Latius). 1581 (not 1593) — buried 15.12.1649. Flemish Geographer, Philologist and Naturalist, who wrote from secondary sources a well known ...

  • LAGARDE, Paul Anton de

    LAGARDE, Paul Anton de (until 1854 Paul Bötticher). Berlin 2.11.1827 — Göttingen 22.12.1891 (Walravens & ...

  • LAIDLAY, John Watson

    LAIDLAY, John Watson. Glasgow 27.3.1808 — 8.3.1885. British (Scottish) Archaeologist and Numismatist in India. Son of John L., a businessman, and Elizabeth Watson, ...

  • LALOU, Marcelle

    LALOU, Marcelle. Meudon-Bellevue near Paris 23.8.1890 — Paris 15.12.1967. French Tibetan Scholar. Daughter of G.L., an advocate. Conforming to the demands ...

  • LAMAIRESSE, Pierre Eugène

    LAMAIRESSE, Pierre Eugène. Châlons-sur-Marne 1817 — Marengo (Hadjout), Algeria 17.4.1898. French Engineer interested ...

  • LAMBERT, Hester Marjorie
    LAMBERT, Hester Marjorie.19?? — 1976. British? M.A. In 1938-63 Senior Lecturer in Marathi at S.O.A.S., then retired.
    Publications: Textbooks of English in the 1930s.
    – Marathi Language Course. 14+301 p. Oxford 1943.
    – Jñāneśvarī. Transl. from Marathi ...
  • LAMBRICK, Hugh Trevor

    LAMBRICK, Hugh Trevor. Shardlow, Derbyshire 20.4.1904 — Oxford 31.8.1982. British Civil Servant and Historian in India. Son of Charles Mengier (Menzies?) L. (1862–1947) and Jessie ...

  • LAMBRICK, Samuel
    LAMBRICK, Samuel.1768 — 1854. Rev. Missionary in Sri Lanka. In 1817 left for Ceylon with his wife in company of J. Knight, R. Major and B. Ward. After a time in Kandy in 1822 founded ...
  • LAMOTTE, Étienne

    LAMOTTE, Étienne. Dinant 21.2.1903 — Brussels 5.5.1983. Monseigneur. Belgian Indologist and Catholic Priest. Professor in Louvain. Born in a big family ...

  • LANCZKOWSKI, Günter

    LANCZKOWSKI, Günter. Kassel 18.5.1917 — Heidelberg 1.8.1993. German Scholar of Religion. Matriculated 1937 and began studies at Marburg, but was 1939 taken to ...

  • LANDON, Perceval
    LANDON, Perceval.Hastings 29.3.1869 — 23.7.1927. British Author, Traveller and Journalist. Son of Rev. Edward Henry L., of Huguenot descent, and Caroline Perceval. From 1888 studies at Hertford College, Oxford, graduated 1892. Called to the bar ...
  • LANDSBERG, Georg

    LANDSBERG, Georg. 18?? — 19??. In P.T.S. report for 1922 he is called Dr. G.L. of Breslau. There are in the Rhys Davids ...

  • LANE-POOLE, Stanley Edward

    LANE-POOLE, Stanley Edward. London 18.17.1854 — London 29.12.1931. British Historian, Archaeologist and Oriental (Arabic) Scholar. Son of Edward Stanley Poole (1830–1867, also an Arabic scholar) ...

  • LANE, George Sherman

    LANE, George Sherman. Clio, Iowa 28.9.1902 — Chapel Hill, NC 18.9.1981. U.S. Linguist, Scholar of Germanic, IE, Celtic and Tocharian. Professor ...

  • LANG, Emmanuel

    LANG, Emmanuel. 1878? — 1911 (when 33). French (?) Indologist. Studies of Sanskrit and Hindi at É.P.H.É. (S. Lévi) and É.L.O.V. ...

  • LANGENHOVE, George Charles van

    LANGENHOVE, George Charles van. Lokeren, East Flanders 19.3.1892 — Ghent 14.7.1943 (when 51). Belgian Linguist (Anglist and Germanist). Educated in Amsterdam, studies at Ghent (mainly Germanic). M.A. ...

  • LANGLÈS, Louis-Mathieu

    LANGLÈS, Louis-Mathieu. Perenne (Welles-Pérennes) near St.Didier (Mont­didier/Oise) 23.8.1763 — Paris 28.5.(28.1.?)1824. French Oriental (especially Persian) Scholar. Son of a farmer, according ...

  • LANGLOIS, Simon-Alexandre

    LANGLOIS, Simon-Alexandre. Nogent-sur-Marne (or Paris?) 4.8.1788 — Nogent-sur-Marne 11.8.1854. French Indologist. Schoolteacher and Member of Academy in Paris. Studies of Sanskrit ...

  • LANJUINAIS, Jean Denis, comte de

    LANJUINAIS, Jean Denis, comte de. Rennes 12.3.1753 — Paris 13.1.1827. French Politician, Lawyer, Journalist, and Pioneer of Indology. Son of the ...

  • LANMAN, Charles Rockwell

    LANMAN, Charles Rockwell. Norwich, Conn. 8.7.1850 — Belmont, Mass. 20.2. 1941. U.S. Indologist. Professor in Cambridge, Mass. Son of Peter Lanman ...

  • LARIN, Boris Aleksandrovič

    LARIN, Boris Aleksandrovič. Poltava 12.1.1893 — Leningrad 26.3.1964. Russian (Ukrainian) Linguist, Specialist of Balto-Slavonian also interested in Sanskrit. Professor in Leningrad. Son of ...

  • LASERON, Nathan Edward
    LASERON, Nathan Edward. Koningsburg 15.8.1815 — Ootacamund 5.12.1868. Rev. German Missionary in Kerala. From Prussia, born in a Jewish family, son of Wulf Saul L. and Henrietta Simeon. Moved to Edinburgh. Connected with Church ...
  • LASSEN, Christian

    LASSEN, Christian. Bergen 22.10.1800 — Bonn 8.5.1876. Norwegian Indologist in Germany. Professor in Bonn. Son of Nicolai Christian Vendelboe L. (1748–1818) ...

  • LATHAM, Robert Gordon

    LATHAM, Robert Gordon. Billingborough, Lincolnshire 24.3.1812 — Putney 9.3.1888. British Ethnologist and Linguist. Son of Thomas L., a vicar, educated at Eton and ...

  • LATTER, Thomas
    LATTER, Thomas.India 1816 — Prome, Burma 8.12.1853. British Colonial Officer in Burma. Captain. Son of Major Barré L., 1836 joined Bengal Native Infantry, stationed in Arakan. Assistant Commissioner in Arakan, then Regional Superintendent ...
  • LAUENSTEIN, Diether

    LAUENSTEIN, Diether. Herford 8.4.1914 — Windhoek, Namibia 28.12.1990. German Student of Indology, Anthroposophist. Of modest background. In 1934-38 studied Theology at ...

  • LAUFER, Berthold

    LAUFER, Berthold. Köln 11.10.1874 — Chicago 13.9.1934. German Sinologist and Anthropologist in the U.S.A. Son of Max L. (of Jewish background) ...

  • LAWTON, Swaminathan Kanakaratnam

    LAWTON, S. K. = LAWTON, Swaminathan Kanakaratnam, a Tamil photographer and archaeologist in Sri Lanka (fl. 1871).

  • LAYARD, Frederic Peter
    LAYARD, Frederic Peter. Bath 6.5.1818 — Westminster 21.5.1891. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Peter Henry John L. and Marianne Austen. Entered E.I.C.’s army in 1838, served in many places in northern ...
  • LE BERRE, Marc

    LE BERRE, Marc. 1904 — 1978. French Archaeologist. From 1930 worked in Syria. He had already collaborated with Schlumberger at Syrian excavations in ...

  • LE BON, Gustave

    LE BON, Gustave. Nogent-le-Rotrou (Eure-et-Loir) 7.12.1842 — Paris 13.12.1931. French Sociologist and Anthropologist. Son of Jean-Marie Charles Le Bon, an official of Bretor ancestry, and ...

  • LE COQ, Albert von

    LE COQ, Albert von. Dahlem, Berlin 8.9.1860 — Berlin 21.4.1930. German Archaeologist and Central Asian Scholar. Born in a huguenot family ...

  • LE GENTIL DE LA GALAISSIÈRE, Guillaume-Joseph-Hyacinthe-Jean-Baptiste

    LE GENTIL DE LA GALAISSIÈRE, Guillaume-Joseph-Hyacinthe-Jean-Baptiste. Coutances 12.9.1725 — Paris 22.10.1792. ...

  • LE GOUZ DE LA BOULLAYE, François
    LE GOUZ DE LA BOULLAYE, François. Baugé, Anjou 1623 (or 1610?) — Isfahan 1668. French Traveller. Born in a family of English origin, he served in the French troops of Charles I. Back in ...
  • LE MESURIER, Cecil John Reginald

    LE MESURIER, Cecil John Reginald. Cephalonia, Ionian Islands 7.2.1855? — 11.2.1932. British Colonial Civil Servant in Sri Lanka. Son ...

  • LE ROUX DESHAUTESRAYES, Michel-Ange-André

    LE ROUX DESHAUTESRAYES, Michel-Ange-André (des Hautesrayes). Conflans-Sainte-Honorine near Pontoise 10.9.1724 — Rueil Malmaison near Paris 9.2.1795. French Orientalist and Sinologist, a Pioneer of ...

  • LEACH, Abigail
    LEACH, Abigail, Ms. Brockton MA 28.5.1855 — 29.12.1918. U.S. Greek Scholar and Pioneer of Female Education. Born as the daughter of the shoe manufacturer Marcus Leach. Through her insistent demands to Harvard professors ...
  • LEBEDEV, Gerasim Stepanovič

    LEBEDEV, Gerasim Stepanovič (Herasim Lebedeff). Jaroslavl 1749 (not 1746) — 15.7.1817. Russian Musician, Traveller and Pioneer of Indology. Son of Stepan ...

  • LECKEY, Edward
    LECKEY, Edward. 1811 — West Derby, Lancashire 1870. Britishman, apparently in Bombay, where he served as clerk in Military Board Office in 1857. Married 1845 in Bombay Mary Smith (or 1850 ...
  • LECOUTERE, Charles Franciscus Petrus

    LECOUTERE, Charles Franciscus Petrus. Antwerpen 11.12.1865 — Knokke 19.9.1921. Belgian Linguist. Professor at Leuven. Son of sculptor Petrus L. and Ludovica Vandenbroucke. Student ...

  • LEDRUS, Michel
    LEDRUS, Michel. Gossellies 21.12.1899 — Rome 20.8.1983. S.J. Father. Belgian Theologian interested in Indian Thought. B.Litt. Ph.D. D.D. Taught at Louvain (1931) and at Università Gregoriana in Rome (1932-33). From 1949 ...
  • LEE-WARNER, William

    LEE-WARNER, William. Little Walsingham, Norfolk 18.4.1846 — Norwich 18.6.1914. Sir. British Historian in India. Son of Canon James L.-W., of Thorpland Hall, Norfolk, ...

  • LEE, Lionel Frederic

    LEE, Lionel Frederic. Colombo 4.12.1845 — Colombo 4.12.1899. Hon. British Civil Servant in Ceylon. Son of George Lee, Postmaster-General of Ceylon, and Martha ...

  • LEECH, Robert

    LEECH, Robert. 7.12.1813 — Ambala 2.9.1845. British Colonial Officer in India. Engineer Major, Bombay Engineers, in 1836, still as Lieutenant, Assistant of Burnes, ...

  • LEEPER, Frederick James
    LEEPER, Frederick James. Dublin 1831 — 1???. Rev. British (Irish?) Missionary in South India. Went to India in 1856, trained in Madras, ordained deacon 1857, priest 1860. Worked in Tinnevelly, Secunderabad, Kumbakonam, Tranquebar ...
  • LEES, William Nassau

    LEES, William Nassau. London 26.2.1825 — London 9.3.1889. British Colonial Officer and Oriental Scholar in India, Specialist of Arabic, ...

  • LEFMANN, Salomon

    LEFMANN, Salomon. Telgte near Münster 25.12.1831 — Heidelberg 14.1.1912. German Indologist. Professor in Heidelberg. Son of a Jewish merchant and farmer, ...

  • LEGGE, James

    LEGGE, James. Huntly, Aberdeenshire 20.12.1815 — Oxford 29.11.1897. British (Scottish) Missionary and Sinologist. Professor in Oxford. Son of Ebenezer L. and his wife ...

  • LEGGETT, Trevor Pryce

    LEGGETT, Trevor Pryce. London 22.8.1914 — London 2.8.2000. British Author interested in Indian and Japanese Thought. L.I.B. King’s College, London. Son ...

  • LEHMANN, Erich Arno

    LEHMANN, Erich Arno. Dresden 23.5.1901 — Halle 21.4.1984. German Missionary and Indologist (Tamil ...

  • LEHMANN, Johannes Edvard

    LEHMANN, Johannes Edvard. Copenhagen 19.8.1862 — Copenhagen 23.3.1930. Danish Scholar of Comparative and Iranian Religion. Professor in Lund (Sweden). ...

  • LEHOT, Maurice

    LEHOT, Maurice. 18?? — 5.3.1931. French Indologist. Studied at Lyon, among other things Indology under Lacôte. He worked as schoolteacher (Professor) ...

  • LEIDECKER, Kurt Friedrich

    LEIDECKER, Kurt Friedrich. Gera 11.9.1902 — Fredericksburg, Va. 17.11.1991. U.S. (of German origin) Scholar of Comparative Religion. ...

  • LEIST, Burkard Wilhelm

    LEIST, Burkard Wilhelm. Westen/Aller 12.2.1819 — Jena 31.12.1906. German Historian of Law. Son of Friedrich Wilhelm L. (d. 1820), official assessor, and Henriette ...

  • LEITNER, Gottlieb Wilhelm

    LEITNER, Gottlieb Wilhelm. Pest 14(17?).10.1840 — Bonn 22.3.1899. Austro-Hungarian Indologist and Anthropologist in ...

  • LELAND, Charles Godfrey
    LELAND, Charles Godfrey. Philadelphia PA 15.8.1824 — Florence 20.3.1903. U.S. Journalist and Amateur Folklorist. Son of merchant Charles L. Studies at Princeton, then at Heidelberg, Munich and Paris (he was there during the ...
  • LELIKOV, Leonid Arkad’evič

    LELIKOV, Leonid Arkad’evič. Tomsk 3.1.1934 — 12.5.1988. Russian Historian of Iran. Son of a Civil Servant. Graduated 1958 from Moscow International Pedagogical Institute. ...

  • LELOUP DE CHEROY, François-Etienne

    LELOUP DE CHEROY, François-Etienne (nom-de-plume Louis Leupol).

  • LENTZ, Otto Hellmut Wolfgang

    LENTZ, Otto Helmut Wolfgang. Hameln 23.2.1900 — Marburg 8.12.1986. German Iranian Scholar. Professor ...

  • LENZ, Robert

    LENZ, Robert (Robert Hristianovič Lenc). Dorpat (Tartu) 23.1./4.2.1808 — St. Petersburg 30.7./11.8.1836. Russian (German from Estonia) Indologist. Son of Christian Lenz, ...

  • LEONARD, G. S.

    LEONARD, G. S. 1??? — 1???. Probably British Civil servant in India. In 1878 in Saidpur. Connected with Leonard Theological College, a Methodist Institution in ...

  • LEPSIUS, Karl Richard

    LEPSIUS, Karl Richard. Naumburg (Saale) 23.12.1810 — Berlin 10.7.1884. German Egyptologist and Linguist. Professor in Berlin. Son ofKarl Peter Lepsius (1775-1853), ...

  • LERH, Pëtr Ivanovič (Peter von Lerch)
    LERH, Pëtr Ivanovič (Peter von Lerch). St.Petersburg 1828 — Hamburg 16.9.1884. Russian (with German background) Archaeologist and Scholar of Comparative Iranian. Born in a German family living in Russia. Studied Oriental languages at St.Petersburg, graduated ...
  • LEROY, Maurice

    LEROY, Maurice. Ath 23.1.1909 — 3.3.1990. Belgian Linguist. Professor in Brussels. Son of Georges L. and Charlotte Huet. Studies of classical philology, Docteur ...

  • LESKIEN, August

    LESKIEN, Johann Heinrich August. Kiel 8.7.1840 — Leipzig 20.9.1916. German IE and Slavic Linguist. Professor in ...

  • LESNÝ, Vincenz

    LESNÝ, Vincenc. Komárovice (Morava) 3.4.1882 — Prague 9.4.1953. Czech Indologist. Professor in Prague. Born in a poor family, son of Baltazar ...

  • LESSING, Ferdinand Dietrich

    LESSING, Ferdinand Dietrich. Essen-Altenessen 26.2.1882 — Berkeley 31.12.1961. German Sinologist and Central Asian Scholar in the U.S.A. U.S. citizen 1946. Professor ...

  • LETHBRIDGE, Roper

    LETHBRIDGE, Roper. Plymouth 23.12.1840 — Okehampton or Exbourne, Devon 15.2.1919. Sir. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Ebenezer L. and Caroline Elizabeth Cridland, ...

  • LEUMANN, Ernst

    LEUMANN, Ernst. Berg, Thurgau 11.4.1859 — Freiburg i.B. 24.4.1931. Swiss Indologist and Pioneer of Khotan Saka Studies in Germany. German citizen ...

  • LEUMANN, Julius

    LEUMANN, Julius. Berg, Thurgau 1.9.1867 — 14.8.1945. Swiss Schoolteacher and Linguist interested in Sanskrit, brother of —> Ernst L. Son of ...

  • LEUMANN, Manu

    LEUMANN, Manu. Strassburg 6.10.1889 — Zürich 15.7.1977. Swiss Indo-Iranian Linguist and Classical Philologist. Son of —> Ernst L. and Gertrud Siegemund. ...

  • LEUPOL, Louis

    LEUPOL, Louis —> LELOUP DE CHEROY, François

  • LEVERTOV, Denise

    LEVERTOV, Denise. Ilford, London 24.10.1923 — Seattle 20.12.1997. British-born poetess in the U.S.A. Daughter of a Russian Hashidic Jew, who took Christianity, moved ...

  • LÉVI, Sylvain

    LÉVI, Sylvain. Paris 28.3.1863 — Paris 30.10.1935. French Indologist. Professor in Paris. Son of Louis-Philippe L., a Jewish cloth merchant, and ...

  • LEWIN, Thomas Herbert
    LEWIN, Thomas Herbert. London 1.4.1839 — Abinger 11.2.1916. British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel. Son of George Herbert L. and Mary Friend. Educated at Littlehampton and Addiscombe, in 1857 to India. ...
  • LEWIS, Frederick

    LEWIS, Frederick. 1836? — 1930?. Britishman in Sri Lanka. Among stray sources in Internet, one claims he was born in Manchester 1836 and ...

  • LEWIS, James

    LEWIS, James (pseudonym Charles Masson). Aldermanbury (Middlesex) 16.2.1800 — ...

  • LEWIS, John Perry

    LEWIS, John Perry. 1854 — 1923. British Civil Servant in Ceylon. After school in Middlesex, studies at Queen’s University, Ireland (B.A. 1876, M.A. ...

  • LEWIS, Oscar
    LEWIS, Oscar (born Lefkowitz). New York 25.12.1914 — New York 16.11.1970. U.S. Anthropologist. Son of a rabbi, raised in a farm in upper New York state. Studies at Columbia University, switched from history (B.A. ...
  • LEWIS, R. E. (or G. C.?)
    LEWIS, R. E. (or G. C.?). 1817? — Anerley ?.3.1899. British Businessman in Sri Lanka. Arrived in 1841, when 24, representing Parlett, O’Halloran & Co. In 1848-53 the editor of the Ceylon Examiner. In ...
  • LEWY, Ernst

    LEWY, Ernst. Breslau 19.2.1881 (or 19.9.?) — Dublin 25.9.1966. German Jewish Linguist in Ireland. Irish citizen. Son of Jakob L., a merchant, and ...

  • LEXER, Mattias (Ritter von)
    LEXER, Mattias (Ritter von). Liesing im Lesachtal 18.10.1830 — Nürnberg 16.4.1892. Austrian Germanist in Germany. Son of Andreas L., a mill owner, and Elisabeth Goller. After gymnasium in Klagenfurt studied first law at Graz, ...
  • LEYDEN, John

    LEYDEN, John. Denholm, Cavers, Roxburghshire 8.9.1775 — Batavia 28.8.1811 (or 10.9.?). British (Scottish) Physician and Orientalist, a Pioneer of South-East Asian Studies. Son ...

  • LEYDEN, Rudolf von

    LEYDEN, Rudolf von. Berlin 8.8.1908 — Vienna 25.3.1983. German Geologist. Son of Victor von L., a lawyer. As a geologist travelled in India ...

  • LEYEN, Friedrich von der

    LEYEN, Friedrich von der. Bremen 19.8.1873 — Kirchseeon bei München 8.6.1966. German Germanist and Scholar of Folk Literature and Narrative Traditions. Son of ...

  • LIBÁŃSKÝ, Jaroslav

    LIBÁŃSKÝ, Jaroslav. 1??? — 1???. Czech Translator.

    Publications: Translated: Nal a Damajanti. Báje Indická. 18+106 p. Olomouc 1875.

    Sources: Neither in Biogr. Lex. z. Gesch. der böhm. Länder nor Ö.B.L.; Google knows only the book, except one ...

  • LICHTERBECK, Karl

    LICHTERBECK, Karl. 18?? — 1???. German Student of Indo-Iranian. From Roxel (Westfalen). Ph.D. 1893 Münster.

    Publications:

  • LIDÉN, Bror Per Evald

    LIDÉN, Bror Per Evald. Skandared, Sandhult, Älvsborg län 3.10.1862 — Gothenburg 11.10.1939. Swedish ...

  • LIEBENTHAL, Walter

    LIEBENTHAL, Walter. Königsberg 12.6.1886 — Tübingen 15.11.1982. German Indologist, Sinologist and Buddhist Scholar. Professor in Peking and Santiniketan. Son of Robert ...

  • LIEBERT, Karl Gösta

    LIEBERT, Karl Gösta. Torsby, Göteborgs & Bohus län 11.3.1916 — Sävsjö 17.11.1998. Swedish ...

  • LIEBICH, Bruno Arthur Franz Karl

    LIEBICH, Bruno Arthur Franz Karl. Altwasser, Kr. Waldenburg, Silesia (now Stary Zdrój in Poland)7.1.1862 — Breslau 4.7.1939. German Indologist. Professor in ...

  • LIEBRECHT, Felix

    LIEBRECHT, Felix. Namslau, Preussisch-Schlesien 13.3.1812 — St.Hubert, Belgian Luxemburg 3.8.1890. German Scholar of Classical Philology and Narrative Literature in Belgium. Professor in Liège. ...

  • LIÉTARD, Gustave Alexandre

    LIÉTARD, Gustave Alexandre. Domrémy-la-Pucelle (Vosges, Lorraine) 4.4. 1833 — Plombières-les-Bains (Vosges) 8.2.1904. French Physician and Indologist. Son of a viticulturist, he ...

  • LIGETI, Lajos (Louis)

    LIGETI, Lajos (Louis). Balassagyarmat/Nógrád 28.10.1902 — Budapest 24.5.1987. Hungarian Mongolian and Central Asian Scholar. Professor in Budapest. Studies of classical philology and of ...

  • LIGNANA, Giacomo

    LIGNANA, Giacomo. Tronzano, Vercellese 19.12.1827 (hardly 1830) — Rome 10.2.1891 (or 10.1. or 10.12.). Italian Linguist and Indologist. Professor in Naples ...

  • LILLEY, Mary E

    LILLEY, Mary E. 18?? — 14.3.1940. Miss. British Pāli and Buddhist Scholar. Active as early as 1911, in 1917 Mrs. Rhys ...

  • LILLIE, Arthur

    LILLIE, George Arthur Howard. North End, Fulham 24.2.1831 — Kensington 28.11.1911. British Colonial Officer in India and a Lay ...

  • LILLINGSTON, Frank
    LILLINGSTON, Frank (also called Lillington). Tysse near Bergen, Norway 2.8.1872 — Aylsham, Norfolk 7.9.1909. Rev. British Clergyman. Son of Rev. Claude Augustus L. Studies at Cambridge. B.A. 1894, M.A. 1898. Ordained priest ...
  • LIMBURG BROUWER, Petrus Abraham Samuel van

    LIMBURG BROUWER, Petrus Abraham Samuel van. Luik (Liège) 15.11.1829 — the Hague 13.2.1873. Dutch Author, Politician and Translator of Sanskrit Literature. ...

  • LINCOLN, J. H.

    LINCOLN, J. H. 18?? — 1???. In 1902, the Annual departmental reports of the Straits Settlements mentions Eliza L., the widow of the late J.H.L., who was retired Tamil Interpreter of the Supreme ...

  • LINDACH, Hans

    LINDACH, Hans, nom-de-plume of —> WELLER, Hermann.

  • LINDEN, Cornelius Wilhelmus Josef van der

    LINDEN, Cornelius Wilhelmus Josef van der. 1914 — 1988. Father. S.V.D. Dutch Catholic Priest and Student of Indology. Ph.D. 1954.

    Publications: diss. The concept of Deva in the Vedic age. 123 p. Utrecht 1954.

    – Het hinduïsme. 24 ...

  • LINDENAU, Max

    LINDENAU, Max. Sagan/Schlesien (now Żagań in Poland) 9.12.1885 — Kiefersfelden 6.12.1980. German Indologist. From 1906 studies at Munich, Greifswald and Leipzig. ...

  • LINDNER, Martin Traugott Bruno

    LINDNER, Martin Traugott Bruno. Leipzig 25.10.1853 — Dresden 20.5.1930. German Indologist. Professor in ...

  • LINDQUIST, Carl Sigurd

    LINDQUIST, Carl Sigurd. Ugglum, Skaraborgs län 12.6.1895 — 11.8.1943. Swedish Indologist and Scholar ...

  • LINDSAY, Thomas Bond

    LINDSAY, Thomas Bond. New York 28.4.1853 — Glenview KY 22.7.1909. U.S. Linguist. Professor in Boston. Son of W.L. Studies in 1865-68 at Genessee ...

  • LING, Trevor Oswald

    LING, Trevor Oswald. London 17.2.1920 — Long Eaton, Derbyshire 24.3.1995. British Scholar of Comparative Religion and Buddhism. Son of Albert Oswald ...

  • LINGAT, Robert

    LINGAT, Robert. Charleville-Mézières (Ardennes) 1892 — Paris 7.5.1972. French Lawyer, Indologist and South-East Asian Scholar, long time in South-East Asia. After ...

  • LINOSSIER, Raymonde

    LINOSSIER, Raymonde. Lyon 25.3.1897 — 31.1./1.2.1930. French Art Historian and Indologist. Lawyer at Paris Cour d’appel. In WW I served as ...

  • LINSCHOTEN, Jan Huyghen van

    LINSCHOTEN, Jan Huyghen van. Haarlem 1563 — Enkhuizen 8.2.1611. Dutch Traveller. Born in a Roman Catholic family (son of a public notary), grew ...

  • LINWOOD, William

    LINWOOD, William. Birmingham 1817 — ?.10.1878. Rev. British Classical Scholar. Son of Willim L., a merchant, and Mary Iliffe. After Birmingham grammar school studied Classics ...

  • LIPPE-BIESTERFELD, Ernst Aschwin Georg Carol Heinrich Ignatz, Prinz zu

    LIPPE-BIESTERFELD, Ernst Aschwin Georg Carol Heinrich Ignatz, Prinz zu (1916 Graf von Biesterfeld, Durchlaucht). Jena 13.6.1914 — the Hague 14.5.1988. German Art Historian of India and China. Son of Prinz Bernhard (1872–1934) and Armgard von ...

  • LISTON, D.

    LISTON, D.1??? — 1???. Civilian, in Gorakhpur. He cannot be the same who gave the name to the mosquito Anopheles stephensi as that was only in 1901. One David Liston is mentioned as ...

  • LITMAN, Aleksej Davydovič

    LITMAN, Aleksej Davydovič. v. m. Staraja Sinjava, Podol’sk. gub. 27.12.1923 — 21.8.1992. Russian Marxist Philosopher specializing in India. Son of a civil servant. In 1941-45 in ...

  • LITTMANN, Ludwig Richard Enno

    LITTMANN,  Ludwig Richard Enno. Oldenburg 16.9.1875 — Tübingen 4.5.1958. German Semitic and Ethiopian scholar. Professor in Tübingen. Son of Gustav Adolph L. and Sophie Jacoby. After gymnasium in Oldenburg from 1894 studies ...

  • LITTRÉ, Michel-François

    LITTRÉ, Michel-François. Avranches 25.5.1765 — 20.12.1827. French Pioneer of Indology. Son of a goldsmith. Served in French navy and ...

  • LJAPUNOV, Boris Mihajlovič

    LJAPUNOV, Boris Mihajlovič. Bolobonovo 6.8.(25.7.)1862 — Borovoe 22.2.1942. Russian Linguist. Son of Mihail Vasil’evič L., an astronomer. Graduated 1885 St.Petersburg. Also student of ...

  • LÖBBECKE, Otto Emil Rudolf

    LÖBBECKE, Otto Emil Rudolf. Braunschweig 6.8.1884 — 1946?. German Student of Indology. Son of a banker, in 1893-1903 at Gymnasium in ...

  • LOBEDANZ, Edmund Adolf Johannes

    LOBEDANZ, Edmund Adolf Johannes. Schleswig 10.12.1820 — Copenhagen 21.10.1882. German Author and Translator in Denmark. Originally a pharmacist, from 1844 studied at Philosophical ...

  • LÓCZY, Lajos

    LÓCZY, Lajos. Pozsony (Bratislava) 2.11.1849 — Balatonarács/Balatonfüred 13.5.1920. Hungarian Geologist, Geographer and Traveller in Central Asia and China. Son of Sándor L. and ...

  • LOEWENTHAL, Isidor

    LOEWENTHAL, Isidor. Posen, Prussia (now Poznań in Poland) 1826 — Peshawar 27.4.1864. Rev. U.S. (German-born) Presbyterian Missionary in India. Born in a Jewish family, after gymnasium in Posen worked as clerk ...

  • LOGAN, James Richardson

    LOGAN, James Richardson.Hutton Hall, Berwickshire, Scotland 10.4.1819 — Penang 20.10.1869. British (Scottish) Lawyer. Son of Thomas L. and Elizabeth Moffat. Educated at Academy of Dunse, trained in law. In 1839 left ...

  • LOGAN, William

    LOGAN, William. Ferney Castle near Reston, Berwickshire 17.5.1841 — 1914. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India. Son of a farmer, educated at Musselburgh ...

  • LOHMANN, Johannes Friedrich

    LOHMANN, Johannes Friedrich. Diensthoop, Kr. Verden, Niedersachsen 9.7.1895 — Freiburg i. Br. 3.5.1989. German IE Linguist. Professor in Freiburg. Son of a farmer. ...

  • LOHUIZEN-DE LEEUW, Johanna Engelberta van

    LOHUIZEN-DE LEEUW, Johanna Engelberta van (née de Leeuw, Joan). Amsterdam 25.10.1919 — 8?.12.1983. Dutch Indologist and Art Historian. Professor in Amsterdam. ...

  • LOISELEUR-DESLONGCHAMPS, Auguste-Louis-Armand

    LOISELEUR-DESLONGCHAMPS, Auguste-Louis-Armand (L. des Longchamps). Paris 14.8.1805 — Paris 10.1.1840. French Indologist. Son of the noted physician and botanist Jean-Louis-Auguste L. ...

  • LOMAN, Johannes Reinoud Abraham

    LOMAN, Johannes Reinoud Abraham. Amsterdam 3.11.1908 — 1976. Dutch Indologist. Son of Abraham Dirk L., a composer, and Alida Lütkeman, an ...

  • LOMMEL, Ferdinand

    LOMMEL, Ferdinand. 18?? — 19??. German Student of Indo-Iranian. Ph.D. 1920 Bonn. No close relative (such as brother) of Hermann L.

    Publications: Diss. Der Mithramythus. Manuscript of 77 p. 1920, specimen of ...

  • LOMMEL, Hermann

    LOMMEL, Hermann. Erlangen 7.7.1885 — Prien am Chiemsee 5.10.1968. German Indo-Iranian Scholar. Professor in Frankfurt. Born in an academic family, son ...

  • LONG, James

    LONG, James. Bandon, Cork 1814 — 23.3.1887. Rev. British (Irish) Missionary in India. While earlier sources claim that of his background little is ...

  • LONGHENA, Mario

    LONGHENA, Mario. Parma 24.5.1876 — Bologna 25.2.1967. Italian Politician interested in India and Iran. Son of Paolo L., who as a Garibaldian had ...

  • LONGHURST, Albert Henry

    LONGHURST, Albert Henry. Great Bookham, Surrey 1876 — 1955. British Archaeologist and Art Historian in India and Sri Lanka. Son of ...

  • LONGPÉRIER, Henri Adrien Prévost de

    LONGPÉRIER,  Henri Adrien Prévost de. Paris 21.9.1816 — Paris 14.1.1882. French Numismatist and Archaeologist. Son of Henri Simon Prévost L., a commander of National Guard, grew up in Meaux. From 1836 Assistant at Cabinet ...

  • LOPES, David Mello

    LOPES, David Mello. ?.4.1867 — 19??. Portuguese Historian of India. “Son of Jose Amaro Lopes, educated at Lisbon (Curso Superior de Letras) and ...

  • LORD, Henry

    LORD, Henry. Oxfordshire 1563 (?) — 16??. British Clergyman in India. Matriculated from Magdalen Hall, Oxford, in 1580, apparently never graduated. Worked as ...

  • LORENTZ, Friedrich Wilhelm Oloff Johannes

    LORENTZ, Friedrich Wilhelm Oloff Johannes. Güstrow 28.12.1870 — Zoppot (Sopot near Gdansk) 27.4.1937. German Slavist. Son of Friedrich L. and Luise Brunswig. Studied ...

  • LORIMER, David Lockhart Robertson

    LORIMER, David Lockhart Robertson. Dundee ...

  • LORIMER, Emily

    LORIMER, Emily (née Overend). Dublin 1881 — Hatfield, Hertfordshire ?.6.1949. British (Anglo-Irish) Journalist, wife of —> D. L. R. Lorimer, participated in his travels ...

  • LORIMER, Florence Mary Glen

    LORIMER, Florence Mary Glen (from 1928 Mrs. Cardew). Strathmartine near Dundee 11.12.1883 — 15.2.1967. British Librarian. Daughter of Rev. Robert L. and Isabella Lockhart Robinson, sister of —> D. L. R. Lorimer ...

  • LORIMER, John Gordon

    LORIMER, John Gordon. Glasgow 1870 — Bushire, Persia 8.2.1914. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India. Brother of —> D.L.R.L. and others. Studies at ...

  • LORINSER, Carl Maria Franz

    LORINSER, Carl Maria Franz. Berlin 12.3.1821 — Breslau 12.11.1893. German Catholic Theologian interested in Sanskrit. Born of a family ...

  • LORRAIN, J. Herbert

    LORRAIN, James Herbert (Mizo “Pu Buanga”). 6.2.1870 — London 8.1.1944. British (Scottish) Baptist Missionary in Assam. Grew up on South London where his ...

  • LOSCH, Hans

    LOSCH, Hans. Camphausen near Saarbrücken 16.9.1902 — 1995. German Indologist. Professor in Bonn. Son of a mine owner, educated at St.Avold ...

  • LOTSPEICH, Claude Meek

    LOTSPEICH, Claude Meek. Knoxville Tenn. 28.6.1880 — Cincinnati Ohio 13.4.1966. U.S. Linguist. Son of Jacob Orville L. and Ida Sevier Meek. Studies at Leipzig. For 45 years he was Professor of Comparative and ...

  • LOTTNER, Carl

    LOTTNER, Carl. Berlin 20.6.1834 — Dublin 5.4.1873. German Celtic and IE Linguist in Ireland. Professor in Dublin. After school and Gymnasium in Berlin ...

  • LOVARINI, Emilio

    LOVARINI, Emilio. Vicenza (or Lovadina) 7.4.1866 — Lovadina, Treviso 31.1.1955. Italian Philologist interested in Indology. Graduated from Padova 1889 with Indological dissertation. Schoolteacher in Ragusa, ...

  • LOVE, Martha Lile

    LOVE, Martha Lile. 1950? — 1979. Canadian (?) Student of Indology. Daughter of Donald Drewry L. and Shirley C. Atkins. In ...

  • LOVEJOY, Arthur Oncken

    LOVEJOY, Arthur Oncken. Berlin 10.10.1873 — Baltimore 30.12.1962. U.S. Philosopher. Son of W.W.L., a physician who later turned into a clergyman, lost early ...

  • LOVENTHAL (Løventhal), Carl Eduard

    LOVENTHAL (Løventhal), Carl Eduard. Aalborg 18.7.1841 — Fredriksberg 14.7.1917. Rev. Danish Missionary in India. Son of Eduard L. and Margit Allen, grew up in Copenhagen. Dr.phil. Worked as a teacher, but ...

  • LOW, James

    LOW, James. Causland 4.4.1791 — 1852. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer. Son of Alexander Low and Anne Thompson, educated at Edinburgh College. Cadet in E.I.C.’s army 1812. In 1819-40 served in Penang, ...

  • LOWE, John Robert Alexander Shakespear

    LOWE, John Robert Alexander Shakespear. Calcutta 19.2.1825 — Middlesex 15.1.11906. British Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel (1872). Son of John L. and Harriet Shakespear. In 1865 he was Deputy Assistant Commissary in Benares, but no ...

  • LOWSLEY, Barzillai

    LOWSLEY, Barzillai (until 1863 Lousley). 19.9.1840 — 25.7.1905. British Colonial Officer. From Hampstead Norreys, near Newbury (probably born there), son of Job and Ruth Lousley, a farmer family. After Royal Military Academy ...

  • LUARASI, Skënder Petro

    LUARASI, Skënder PetroLuaras, Kolonjë 19.1.1900 — Tirana 27.1.1982. Albanian Historian, Author and Translator. Son of Petro Nini L. and Lino Sevo, a Protestant Christian family. Educated at ...

  • LUBAC, Henri de

    LUBAC, Henri-Marie Joseph Sonier de. Cambrai 20.2.1896 — Paris 4.9.1991 (when 95). S.J. French Catholic Theologian and Scholar of Comparative Religion. Cardinal of ...

  • LUBER, Alois

    LUBER, Alois. 1847 — 1???. Austrian (?) Teacher and Classical Scholar. Ph.D. Gymnasium Professor in Salzburg and from c. 1874 in Görz (now ...

  • LUBOCKAJA, Natalija Julianovna

    LUBOCKAJA, Natalija Julianovna. Moscow 24.2.1933 — 4.1.1985. Russian Indologist. Daughter of an official. Graduated 1955 from Moscow National Pedagogical Institute, 1958 ...

  • LÜDERS, Else

    LÜDERS, Else (née Peipers). Göttingen 20.10.1880 — Berlin 13.3.1945. German Indologist. Wife of —> Heinrich L. Daughter of David Peipers, Professor ...

  • LÜDERS, Heinrich

    LÜDERS, Heinrich Friedrich Ludwig Christian. Lübeck 25.6.1869 — Badenweiler 7.5.1943. German Indologist. Professor in Berlin. Husband of —> Else Lüders. Son ...

  • LUDLOW, John Malcolm

    LUDLOW, John Malcolm Forbes. Nimach, M. Pr., India 8.3.1821 — 17.10.1911. British Lawyer and Historian. Son of colonel John L. of I.C.S., educated ...

  • LUDOWYK-GYOMROI, Edith

    LUDOWYK-GYOMROI, Edith (born E. Győmröi). Budapest 8.9.1896 — London 11.2.1987. Hungarian Psychoterapist, Communist and Pāli Scholar in Sri Lanka. Born in a Jewish family, daughter of Mark Gelb (then Győmröi), a furniture manufacturer, and ...

  • LUDWIG, Alfred

    LUDWIG, Alfred. Vienna 9.10.1832 — Prague 12.6.1912. Austrian Indologist. Professor in Prague. Son of Johannes L., a teacher of French, and ...

  • LUKONIN, Vladimir Grigor’evič

    LUKONIN, Vladimir Grigor’evič. Leningrad 21.1.1932 — 10.9.1984. Russian Art Historian of Iran (Sasanid Period). Son of official, graduated in 1955 from Leningrad University ...

  • LULIUS VAN GOOR, Maria Elisabeth

    LULIUS VAN GOOR, Maria Elisabeth. Gouda 5.9.1866 — Leiden 2.7.1929. Dutch Indologist (Pāli Scholar). Daughter of Dirk LvG, a publisher, who ...

  • LUMSDEN, Harry Burnett

    LUMSDEN, Harry Burnett. Bay of Bengal 12.11.1821 — Belhelvie, Aberdeenshire 12.8.1896. Sir. British (Scottish) Colonial Offcer in India. Lieutenant-General. Son of Colonel Thomas L. and Hay Burnett, cousin of —> Matthew ...

  • LUMSDEN, Matthew

    LUMSDEN, Matthew. 1777 — Cheltenham, Gloucester (B) or Tooting Common, Surrey (Lee & W) 18.3. or 31.3.1835. British (Scottish) Civil Servant and Oriental ...

  • LUPTON, Walter

    LUPTON, Walter James Edwin. Clapham, Surrey 30.5.1871 — Oxford 27.11.1955. British Civil Servant in India. Educated at City of London School, studies at London University and New College, Oxford (B.A. 1893). ...

  • LUQUIENS, Jules

    LUQUIENS, Jules. Lausanne 24.1.1845 — Salem, Ohio 23.8.1899. Swiss Linguist, Romance and Iranian Scholar in the U.S.A. Professor in New Haven. After school ...

  • LUZZATO, Philosenno

    LUZZATO, Philosenno (Philosseno, Philoxène). Padua 10.7.1829 — Padua 25.1.1854. Italian/Austrian (Jewish) Orientalist. Son of the famous Jewish scholar Samuel David L. (1800–1865). As ...

  • LYALL, Alfred Comyn

    LYALL, Alfred Comyn. Coulsdon, Surrey 4.1.1835 — Freshwater, Isle of Wight 11.4.1911. Sir. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Alfred L. and Mary Drummond Broadwoo, educated at Eton College, then ...

  • LYALL, Charles James

    LYALL, Charles James. London 9.3.1845 — London 1.9.1920. Sir. British Civil Servant and Oriental (Arabic and Urdu) Scholar. Son of Charles L., a ...

  • LYAPUNOV

    LYAPUNOV —> LJAPUNOV