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  • M’KECHNIE, J. F. (Bhikkhu Silacara)

    M’KECHNIE, J. F. (Bhikkhu Silacara). Hull, Yorkshire 22.10.1872 — Chichester 27.1.1951. British (Scottish) Bauddha. Son of Scottish-English parents whom he lost early and ...

  • MAC

    MC in Scots names is arranged under —> MAC’.

  • MACALISTER, George

    MACALISTER, George. 1843 — 1920. Rev. British (Scottish) Presbyterian Missionary in India. M.A. First in Beawar, from 1876 worked in Jaipur. D.D. Married with Mary Murray Procter, children.

    Publications: Specimens of ...

  • MACALISTER, Robert Alexander Stewart

    MACALISTER, Robert Alexander Stewart .Rathmines, Dublin 8.7.1870 — Cambridge 26.4.1950. Irish Archeologist. Professor in Dublin. Son of Alexander M., anatomist and Egyptologist, and Elizabeth Stewart. His mother and paternal grandfather came from ...

  • MACAN, Turner

    MACAN, Turner. Kilbrogan, Bandon, Cork county 30.9.1792 — Calcutta 24.7.1836. Irish Colonial Officer and Oriental Scholar in India. Major. Son of Robert M. ...

  • MACARTNEY, George

    MACARTNEY, George. Nanjing 19.1.1867 — Jersey 19.5.1945. British Diplomat in Central Asia. Son of Halliday Macartney (1833-1905, Scottish officer in Chinese service) and ...

  • MACAULIFFE, Max Arthur

    MACAULIFFE, Max Arthur (born Michael Macauliffe). Glenmore, Monagea, co. Limerick 11.9.1838 (Foley) or Newcastle West, county Limerick 10.9.1841 (Wikip.) — London 15.3.1913. Irish ...

  • MACDONALD, Kenneth Somerled

    MACDONALD, Kenneth Somerled. Glen Urquhart, Inverness 18.4.1832 — Calcutta 30.7.1903. Rev. Dr. British (Scottish) Missionary and Indologist in India. Son of ...

  • MACDONELL, Arthur Anthony

    MACDONELL, Arthur Anthony. Muzaffarpur, Bihar 11.5.1854 — Headington, Oxfordshire28.12.1930. British (Scottish)Indologist. Professor in Oxford. Son of Charles Alexander M. (d. 1870), ...

  • MACFARLANE, Charles

    MACFARLANE, Charles. Scotland 18.12.1799 — London 9.12.1858. British (Scottish) Author of Historical Works, Travel Books and Novels. Son of Robert M. In 1816–27 ...

  • MACFIE, John Mandeville

    MACFIE, John Mandeville. 30.12.1871 — 19??. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. Studies at Glasgow, M.A. 1891. From 1894 Presbyterian missionary in Rajputana. Not to be confused with Major-General J.M.M. (1891–1985).

  • MACGREGOR, Charles Metcalfe

    MACGREGOR, Charles Metcalfe. Agra 12.8.1840 — Cairo 5.2.1887. Sir. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer, Geographer and Explorer in India. Son of Major Robert Guthrie M. Educated at Marlborough College. At the age of ...

  • MACGREGOR, William Lewis

    MACGREGOR, William Lewis. ?.12.1801 — Dinapur 7.9.1853. British Physician in India, Author of Sikh History. M.D. 1825 Edinburgh, then to India. The principal physician to Ranjit Singh and superior of Honigberger. ...

  • MACHALSKI, Frantiszek

    MACHALSKI, Franciszek. Braddock near Pittsburgh 5.7.1904 — Cracow 24.1.1979. Polish Iranian Scholar. Professor in Cracow. Born in a poor emigrant family in the ...

  • MACHEK, Václav

    MACHEK, Václav. Úhlejov, okr. Jičín/Neupaka 8.11.1894 — Brno 26.5.1965. Czechoslovakian Slavic, Vedic and IE Scholar. Professor in Brno. From 1914 studied ...

  • MACKAY, Ernest John Henry

    MACKAY, Ernest John Henry. Bristol 5.7.1880 — London 2.10.1943. British Archaeologist. Son of Richard Cockrill M. and ...

  • MACKEAN, Walter George

    MACKEAN, Walter George. Edinburgh 17.6.1872 — Aberdeen 2.11.1932. British (Scottish) Missionary in Sikkim. Worked for Scottish Universities’ Mission in Sikkim in 1900-29?. In 1929-32 Parish Minister of Maryton, Angus. Married 1906 ...

  • MACKENZIE, Colin

    MACKENZIE, Colin. Stornoway, Lewis, Outer Hebrides 1753/54? — Calcutta 8.5.1821. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer and Pioneer of Indology in India. In ...

  • MACKENZIE, Hector

    MACKENZIE, Hector. 1??? — 1???. Captain. The India Office and Burma List for 1872 mentions a Major H. Mackenzie in Central Provinces.

    Publications: Report on the revised settlement of the Goojerat District, in ...

  • MACKICHAN, Dugald

    MACKICHAN, Dugald. Glasgow 1851 — 7.4.1932. British (Scottish) Missionary Scholar in India. Son of Alexander M., a tobacco and snuff merchant. Educated at Glasgow (M.A. ...

  • MACKINTOSH, Alexander

    MACKINTOSH, Alexander. 1??? — 1???. British Colonial Officer in India. Captain in Madras army commanding Ahmednagar local corps (1834). Major 1837. Wrote aboutRamoshi, a migratory tribe.

    Publications: An Account of the ...

  • MACKINTOSH, James

    MACKINTOSH, James. Aldourie near Inverness 24.10.1765 — London 30.5.1832. Sir. British (Scottish) Lawyer, Statesman and Historian, Civil Servant in India. Son of Captain ...

  • MÄCKLER, Georg Karl

    MÄCKLER, Georg Karl —> MEKLER, G. K.

  • MACLAGAN, Edward Douglas

    MACLAGAN, Edward Douglas. Pañjāb, India 25.8.1864 — London 22.10.1952. Sir. British Civil Servant and Historian in India. Son of —> R. E. M., educated in ...

  • MACLAGAN, Robert

    MACLAGAN, Robert. Edinburgh 14.12.1820 — 22.4.1894. Sir. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer in India. General. Son of David M., a physician, and his wife ...

  • MACLEAN, James Hair

    MACLEAN, James Hair. 22.11.1868 — 1945?. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in South India. Studies at Glasgow (M.A. 1890, B.D. 1894). Further studies at Oxford and Jena. Came to India in 1895 ...

  • MACLEOD, Roderick Henry

    MACLEOD, Roderick Henry. Kensington, London 1854 — Cambridge 22.12.1928. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Henry Dunning M. and Elizabeth Mackenzie Cameron. ...

  • MACMUNN, George Fletcher

    MACMUNN, George Fletcher. Chelsea 24.8.1869 — Sackville College, East Grinstead 23.8.1952. Sir. British (Scottish) Officer and Historian. Born in a soldier family, son of John Alexander M. and Charlotte Edith Matthias. Educated ...

  • MACMURDO, James

    MACMURDO, James. Dumfriesshire 30.11.1785 — Wurnoo (Varnu) in Wagur 28.4.1820, when 33. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer in India. Son of Major M. of Dumfriesshire Militia. Entered early (1801) E.I.C.’s army and ...

  • MACNAGHTEN, William Hay

    MACNAGHTEN, William Hay. Antrim ?.8.1793 — Kabul 23.12.1841. Sir, first Bart. British Colonial Servant, Diplomat, and Orientalist in India. Second son of the ...

  • MACNEILL, Hector

    MACNEILL, Hector. Near Roslin, Midlothian 22.10.1746 — Edinburgh 15.3.1818. British (Scottish) Poet. Son of James M., a poor army captain turned farmer, educated at Stirling. When 14 he was sent as ...

  • MACNICOL, Nicol

    MACNICOL, Nicol. Catacol, Lochranza, Isle of Arran 26.2.1870 — Edinburgh 13.2.1952. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary and Marathi ...

  • MACONACHIE, James Robert

    MACONACHIE,  James Robert. Orsett, Essex ?.1.1850 — Bromley, Kent 20.10.1922. British Civil Servant in India. Son of George M. and his wife Maria. Educated at Merchant Taylor’s School and London University (B.A.). ...

  • MACPHAIL, James M.

    MACPHAIL, James Merry. 1863 — Tisri, Bihar 15.6.1929. British (Scots) Missionary Doctor. Son of Dugald M. and Janet Merry. Studies at Glasgow. M.A. ...

  • MACPHAIL, Ronald M.

    MACPHAIL, Ronald Merry. Santalia 5.8.1899 — 9.12.1974. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary Physician. in India. Son of —> J. M. Macphail, continued his work among Santals. Educated at Glasgow Academy. Served in ...

  • MACPHERSON, Samuel Charles

    MACPHERSON, Samuel Charles. Aberdeen 7.1.1806 — Calcutta 15.4.1860. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer in India. Major (1854). Son of Hugh ...

  • MAFFEI, Angelo Francesco Saverio

    MAFFEI, Angelo Francesco Saverio (Angelus Francis Xavier). Pinzolo, Val di Rendena, South Tyrol (Alto Adighe) 12.11.1844 — Nellikunja near Kasargod 31.5.1899. ...

  • MAFFEI, Giovanni Pietro

    MAFFEI, Giovanni Pietro (Giampietro). Bergamo 1533 — Tivoli 20.10.1603. S.J. Italian Jesuit Historian. Born in a noble family living in poverty. Educated by his uncles and in Rome. From 1563 worked as ...

  • MAGGI, Pietro Giuseppe

    MAGGI, Pietro Giuseppe. Milano 31.8.1817 — Milano 5.2.1873. Italian Scholar interested in Indology. Ph.D. Member of Lombardian Academy. According to De ...

  • MAGOUN, Herbert William

    MAGOUN, Herbert William. Bath, co. Sagadahoc, Maine 17.2.1856 — Belmont, Mass. 8.1. 1956. U.S. Indologist and Classical Scholar. Son of Thomas ...

  • MAHON, George William

    MAHON, George William. Madras 1808 — Aspley, Woburn, Bedfordshire 1866. Rev. British Clergyman in India. Son of William M., of Swansea. Matriculated 1824 ...

  • MAHONY, Daniel

    MAHONY, Daniel. Dunloe Castle, Kerry 1758 — Ibid. 29.10.1832. British (Irish) Colonial Officer in India. Son of John M. and Honora Haly. In 1796 visited Kandy as Lieutenant, then Captain (1801), ...

  • MAINWARING, George Byres

    MAINWARING, George Byres. Banda, U.P. India 18.7.1825 — Serampore 16.1.1893. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of George M. of B.C.S. and Isabella Byres. ...

  • MAISEY, Frederick Charles

    MAISEY, Frederick Charles. Neuchâtel, Switzerland 27.8.1825 — Eastbourne, Sussex 2.9.1892. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Thomas M. Lieutenant of Bengal Native Infantry (1848), finally from 1888 General. He had lively interest ...

  • MAJER, Friedrich

    MAJER (Maier), Friedrich. Koskau bei Schleiz 28.4.1772 — Gera 15.5.1818. German Lawyer and Scholar interested in India. Son of a minister. ...

  • MAJEWSKI, Valenty Skorochód

    MAJEWSKI, Walenty Skorochód. Guzy, Podlachia (Podlasie) 1764 — Warsaw 3.7.1835. Polish Dilettante interested in Sanskrit. Born in a petty noble family. Graduated 1785 ...

  • MAKOVEL’SKIJ, Aleksandr Osipovič

    MAKOVEL’SKIJ, Aleksandr Osipovič. Grodno 10(22).8.1884 — Baku 16.12.1969. Russian Iranian Scholar in Azerbaijan. Son of an official, Osip Konstantinovič M., and Elena Osipovna, ...

  • MALAN, Solomon Caesar

    MALAN, Caesar Jean Salmon (then Solomon Caesar). Geneva 12.4.1812 (or 23.4.) — Bournemouth 25.11.1893 (or 1894). Rev. Swiss Priest, ...

  • MALCOLM, John

    MALCOLM, John. Burnfoot,Dumfriesshire 2.5.1769 — Windsor 31.5. or 30.7.1833. Sir. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer, Diplomat and Historian in India. Son of George M., ...

  • MALET, Charles Warre

    MALET, Charles Warre. bapt. Combe Florey, Somerset 30.12.1752 — Bath 24.1.1815. Sir, 1st Bart (1791). British Civil Servant in India. Son of rector ...

  • MALET, George Grenville

    MALET, George Grenville. Newton Tony, Wiltshire 7.3.1804 — Bushire 9.12.1856.British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel. Son of —> Ch. W. Malet and Susanna Wales. Joined E.I.C.’s army in 1822, served in ...

  • MALINOWSKI, Franciszek Ksawery

    MALINOWSKI, Franciszek Ksawery. Gołubie, Pomerania 27.12.1807 (or 1808) — Komorniki, Wielkopolskie 30.1.1881. Polish Priest and Linguist interested in Sanskrit. After school in Skępo, ...

  • MALLESON, George Bruce

    MALLESON, George Bruce. Wimbledon 8.5.1825 — Kensington, London 1.3.1898. British Colonial Officer in India. Colonel. Son of John M. and Lucy Nesbitt. “Educated ...

  • MALLET, Charles W.

    MALLET, Charles W. 17?? — 1???. Sir. Britishman in India. In the 1790s he copied inscriptions in Bombay and in 1794 studied Ellora.

  • MALLET, Charles W.

    MALLET, Charles W. —> MALET, Charles Warre

  • MALLMANN, Marie-Thérèse

    MALLMANN, Marie-Thérèse Hélène Henriette Suzanne de. Paris 6.10.1909 — 21.9.1975. French Indologist and ...

  • MALOV, Sergej Efimovič

    MALOV, Sergej Efimovič. Kazan 4.1.(16.1.)1880 — Leningrad 6/7.9.1957. Russian Turkologist and Central Asian Scholar. Son of Evfemij Aleksandrovič M., Professor of the Theological Academy. ...

  • MALTBY, Thomas James

    MALTBY, Thomas James. 18?? — 1???. British Civil Servant in India. Possibly son of elder Thomas James M., who was British Vice-Consul in ...

  • MAN, Edward G.

    MAN, Edward Garnet. Halstead, Kent 8.2.1837 — Godalming, Surrey 14.11.1920. British Civil Servant in Bengal and Burma. Son of Harry Stoe Man and  Louisa Caroline Fowle. After early stay in business ...

  • MAN, Edward Horace

    MAN, Edward Horace. Singapore 1846 — Brighton, Sussex 28.9.1929. British Civil Servant and Ethnographist in India. Son of Captain (future General) Henry Stuart ...

  • MANDEL’ŠTAM, Anatolij Maksimilijanovič.

    MANDEL’ŠTAM, Anatolij Maksimilijanovič. Vorone¢ 11.8.1920 — 8.9.1983. Russian Archaeologist of Central Asia. of physician Maksimilian Emil’evič M. Graduated in 1941 in Leningrad in ...

  • MANDELBAUM, David Goodman

    MANDELBAUM, David Goodman. Chicago 22.8.1911 — Berkeley 19.4.1987. U.S, Anthropologist. Studies at Northwestern University (B.A. 1932). Ph.D. 1936 Yale, under E. Sapir. After ...

  • MANDELSLO, Johann Albrecht von

    MANDELSLO, Johann Albrecht von (Johan Albert v. M.). Schönberg, Mecklenburg 15.5.1616 — Paris 16.5.1644. German Traveller in India. Son of Hermann Clamor v. ...

  • MANEN, Mari Albert Johan van

    MANEN, Mari Albert Johan van. Nijmegen 16.4.1877 — Calcutta 17.4.1943. Dutch Librarian and Theosophist in India. Son of Reinier ...

  • MANENGO, Andrea

    MANENGO, Andrea. 18?? — 1???. Italian Physician interested in Āyurveda. Studies around 1850. Dr. Med. Worked in Guastalla.

    MANGER, O.

    MANGER, O. 1??? — 1???. Civil surgeon in Seonee (1847/48), from 1843.

    Publications: “Specimen of the Language of the Goonds as spoken in the District of Seonee, Chuparah; comprising a Vocabulary, Grammar, etc.”, JASB 16:1, 1847, 286-300.

    Sources: Scanty ...

  • MAŃKOWSKI, Leon von

    MAŃKOWSKI, Leon (von / M. h. Zaremba). Podolia 6.11.1858 — Cracow 18.4.1909. Polish (Austrian) Indologist. Don of Walery M. and Tekla Natalia ...

  • MÄNNER, A.

    MÄNNER, August. Ossweil, Württemberg 22.7.1828 — Seehof, Württemberg 25.4.1891. Rev. German Missionary in South India. After Basel Mission School arrived in 1857 and ...

  • MANNERHEIM, Carl Gustaf Emil, baron

    MANNERHEIM, Carl Gustaf Emil, baron. Louhisaari, Askainen 4.6.1867 — Lausanne 28.1.1951. Finnish Military Leader, Statesman and Traveller. Born in a family of nobility ...

  • MANNING, Charlotte

    MANNING, Charlotte (former Speir, née Solly). Leyton, Essex 30.3.1803 — Westminster 1.4.1871. A Britishwoman interested in Indian History. Daughter of Isaac Solly, of ...

  • MANNING, Thomas

    MANNING, Thomas. Broome, Norfolk 8.11.1772 — Bath 2.5.1840  . British Physician and Traveller in Asia, visited Lhasa. Buckland (with additions):“Son ...

  • MANRIQUE, Sebastian

    MANRIQUE, Sebastian (Sebastien). c. 1590? — London 1669. Portuguese Augustinian monk and Missionary in India. Arriving in ship from Goa in 1612 he ...

  • MANSION, Joseph

    MANSION, Joseph. Ghent 9.1.1877 — Liège 8.11.1937. Belgian Linguist. Professor in Liège. Son of the mathematician Paul M. (1844–1919) and Marie-Cécile ...

  • MANTEGAZZA, Paolo

    MANTEGAZZA, Paolo. Monza 31.10.1831 — San Terenzo 28.8.1910. Italian Physician, Author and Traveller, also a Darwinian Anthropologist. Studies at Pisa and Milano. Worked as physician in Milano, the Professor of Pathology ...

  • MANUCCI, Niccolo

    MANUCCI (MANNUCCI), Niccolo. Venice 19.4.1638 — Madras 1717. Italian Traveller in India. He run away from his Venetian home in the age of ...

  • MANUEL, Thomas Philip

    MANUEL, Thomas Philip. 1??? — 1???. A person who seems to defy all attempt of identification. The short preface to his 1860 book is signed at Hooghly College. One Th.Ph.M., aged ...

  • MANWARING, A.

    MANWARING, Alfred. Broadwater, Sussex 5.4.1855 — Hastings, Sussex 12.1.1950. Rev. British Missionary in India. Son of William M. and Eliza Paine. Ordained 1879. ...

  • MARAZZI, Antonio

    MARAZZI, Antonio. 1814 — 18??. Italian Translator of Sanskrit Literature. Studies at Turin under Flechia. Once called Professor (perhaps in school, ...

  • MARCO DELLA TOMBA

    MARCO DELLA TOMBA (lay Pietro Girolamo Agresti). Tomba (now Castel Colonna) near Senigallia in Urbino 1726 — Bhagalpur (Patna) 13.3. (or ...

  • MARCUS, Walther

    MARCUS, Walther. Dresden 2.12.1889 — 19??. German Student of IE Linguistics. After gymnasium in Dresden (matriculated 1910) studies at Giessen, Heidelberg ...

  • MARCUSSEN, Ulrik Paoli (Paul)

    MARCUSSEN, Ulrik Paoli (Paul). Tanger, Morocco 4.2.1848 — Roskilde 18.5.1906. Danish Author. Son of Marcus Paulli M. (1798–1870), a ...

  • MARETIĆ, Tomislav (Tomo)

    MARETIĆ, Tomislav (Tomo). Virovitica 13.12.1854 — Zagreb 15.1.1938. Croatian Classical and Slavic Linguist. Gymnasium in Varaždin, Požega and Zagreb. Studies Slavis ...

  • MARICQ, André

    MARICQ, André. Genial (Brabant) 29.11.1925 — Paris 22.6.1960 (when 34). Belgian Archaeologist, Art Historian and Historian, specially interested in Byzantium, the ...

  • MARKGRAF, Walter (Samaṇero Dhammānusari)

    MARKGRAF, Walter (Samaṇero Dhammānusari). 1865 — Flanders 1915. Swiss Bauddha. Ordained samaṇera 1908 in Rangoon by Nyāyatiloka, but returned soon to lay life. Ran his own publishing house in Breslau, publishing also ...

  • MARKHAM, Clements Robert

    MARKHAM, Clements Robert. Stillingfleet, Yorkshire 20.7.1830 — London 30.1.1916. Sir. British Traveller and Geographer. Son of Rev. David F. Markham and Catherine Milner. ...

  • MARKUS, Paul

    MARKUS, Paul. 18?? — 1???. German Student of Indology. Ph.D. 1886 Leipzig. His is one of the few Indological dissertations printed in Fraktur type.

  • MARKWART, Josef

    MARKWART, Josef (until 1922 Marquart). Reichenbach am Heuberg, Württemberg 9.12.1864 — Berlin 4/5.2.1930. German German Oriental Scholar. Professor in ...

  • MAROUZEAU, Jules Emile

    MAROUZEAU, Jules Emile. Fleurat (Creuse) 20.3.1878 — Iteuil (Vienne) 27.9.1964. French Linguist and Latin Scholar. Son of a farmer, educated in Guéret and ...

  • MAROZZI, Eli Raphael

    MAROZZI, Eli Raphael. Motegallo 1913 — Honolulu 31.8.1999. U.S. (Italian-born) Artist (sculptor and ceramist) and Practiser of Vedānta. Came to the U.S.A. as child, grew up in Pennsylvania. In 1941-43 in army. Studies ...

  • MARQUART, J.

    MARQUART, J. —> MARKWART, J.

  • MARSDEN, Edmund

    MARSDEN, Edmund. 18?? — 19??. British author of textbooks, some of which were also translated into Hindī, Tamil and other languages. In 1893 he belonged to Madras Department of Public. Instruction, ...

  • MARSDEN, William

    MARSDEN, William. Verval, county Wicklow, Ireland 16.11.1754 — Aldenham, Herefordshire 6.10.1836. British Pioneer of South-East Asian Studies and Numismatician. Son of John M., English ...

  • MARSHALL, George Turnbull

    MARSHALL, George Turnbull. Calcutta 13.12.1803 — at sea, St.Ives Bay, Cornwall 10.12.1854. British Colonial Officer in India. Arrived c. 1830. Major 1846. In 1838-52 Secretary of the College of Fort William in ...

  • MARSHALL, John

    MARSHALL, John. 16?? — 1677. British Traveller in India. Studies at Cambridge (M.A. Christ’s College). Employed by E.I.C. in India from 1668, apparently died ...

  • MARSHALL, John Hubert

    MARSHALL, John Hubert. Chester 19.3.1876 — Guilford 17.8.1958. Sir. British Archaeologist in India. Son of Frederic Marshall and Annie Evans. Educated ...

  • MARSHALL, William Elliot

    MARSHALL, William Elliot. 1826? — Torquay, Devon 21.11.1888. British Colonial Officer and Anthropologist in India. Son of an officer, educated at Rugby. Lieutenant-Colonel of Bengal Staff Corps (1873). Retired as Major-General. Married ...

  • MARSHMAN, John Clark

    MARSHMAN, John Clark. Bristol 18.8.1794 — London 8.7.1877. British Lay Missionary in India, then Politician in England. Son of —> Joshua M., educated ...

  • MARSHMAN, Joshua

    MARSHMAN, Joshua. Westburg Leigh, Wiltshire 20.4.1768 — Serampur 5.12.1837. British Missionary and Pioneer of Indology in India. Son of John M., ...

  • MARTIN, Claude

    MARTIN, Claude. Lyon 5.1.1735 — Lucknow 13.9.1800. French Officer in India. Born in a modest middle class family, son of Fleury M., a casket maker, and Anne Vaginay. Afterschool in Lyon ...

  • MARTIN, François

    MARTIN, François. Paris 1634 — 31.12.1706. French Traveller in India. Illegitimate son of a wealthy spice merchant, after his death had to work ...

  • MARTIN, Robert Montgomery

    MARTIN, Robert Montgomery. Dublin 1801? (or 1803) — Sutton, Surrey 6.9.1868. British (Anglo-Irish) Physician, Botanist, Statistician and Historian in India and Asia. Born ...

  • MARTIN, W. B.

    MARTIN, W. B. 18?? — 1???. British Civil Servant in India. Deputy Collector and Magistrate, Madhipárah, Bhagalpur (1875), later of Beguserai (1892), in Bihar. Sometimes given three initials as J. W. B. ...

  • MARTINETTI, Pier Federico Giuseppe Celestino Mario (Piero)

    MARTINETTI, Pier Federico Giuseppe Celestino Mario (Piero). Ponte Canavese (Turin) 21.8.1872 — Cuorgnè 23.3.1943. Italian Philosopher interested in Indian ...

  • MARTINI, François

    MARTINI, François. Can Tho, Vietnam 20.5.1895 — 18.6.1965. French Indologist and South-East Asian Scholar. Son of Corsican father and Cambodian mother. Studied law and philosophy, participated in the WW I (wounded) ...

  • MARX, Karl

    MARX, Karl Rudolf. 1857 — Leh 29.5.1891. German Missionary Physician, Tibetologist and Historian in Ladakh. Dr.med., specialising on ophthalmology. Missionary of ...

  • MASING, Ferdinand

    MASING, Ferdinand. Osinovka, Govt. Saratov 14.7.1849 — St.Petersburg 8.6.1918. German (of Estonia) Student of IE Linguistics. Son of Ferdinand M. (1815–1887), ...

  • MASING, Gotthilf Leonhard

    MASING, Gotthilf Leonhard. Mustel, Ösel (now Mustjala, Saaremaa) 21.11.1845 — Tartu 4.4.1936. German (of Estonia) IE and Slavic Linguist. ...

  • MASING, Uku

    MASING, Uku (born Hugo Albert M.). Lipa, Raikküla, Rapla district 11.8.1909 — Tartu 25.4.1985. Estonian Religious Philosopher. Son of Ado (Aadu) M. and ...

  • MASKELL, Dorothy A. L.

    MASKELL, Dorothy A. L. (née Stede). 19?? — 1956. British Indologist (Pāli Scholar). ...

  • MASON, Francis

    MASON, Francis. York 2.4.1799 — Rangoon 3.3.1874. Rev. British Missionary in Burma, a Scholar of Pāli and Karen, lay Botanist. Son ...

  • MASPÉRO, Henri

    MASPÉRO, Henri. Paris 15.12.1883 — Buchenwald 17.3.1945. French Sinologist. Son of the Egyptologist Gaston Maspéro (1846–1916, of Italian origin). After school in Paris ...

  • MASSON-OURSEL, Paul

    MASSON-OURSEL, Paul. Paris 5.9.1882 — Paris 17.3.1956. French Indologist. Studies of Indology (Foucher and Lévi), philosophy (Bergson) and sociology (Durkheim and ...

  • MASSON, Charles

    MASSON, Charles, pseudonym for —> James LEWIS.

  • MASSON, Joseph

    MASSON, Joseph. Montegnés 21.9.1908 — Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, Brussels 1998. Father, S.J. Belgian Indologist, Catholic Priest and Theologian (Scholar of Religions and Missions). ...

  • MASSON, Mihail Evgen’evič

    MASSON, Mihail Evgen’evič. St.Petersburg 21.11.(3.12.)1897 — Tashkent 2.11.1986. Russian Central Asian Archaeologist and Historian. Born in a family of remote French origin, son ...

  • MASTER, Alfred

    MASTER, Alfred. 12.2.1883 — 16.6.1978 (when 95). British Indologist (New Indo-Aryan and Telugu scholar). Son of George Reginald Master. Educated at King Edward VI School ...

  • MATERNA, Zdeněk

    MATERNA, Zdeněk. Brno 9.7.1900 — Breslau (Wrocław) 23.3.1944. Czech Student of Indology. Educated in Brno, studies from 1920 at Prague. Ph.D. 1925 Charles ...

  • MATERNOVÁ, Pavla

    MATERNOVÁ, Pavla (née Škampová). Prague 6.3.1858 — Prague 19.3.1923. Czech Author, Critic and Translator. Worked as teacher.

    Publications: Transl. in Czech: Bhagavadgita. 136 p. Klatovy 1920 (probably from English).

    – Much unrelated to India, translations from English, Russian ...

  • MATHER, Robert Cotton

    MATHER, Robert Cotton. Manchester 8.11.1808 — London 21.4.1877. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary and Hindi Scholar in India. Son of Rev. James M., educated ...

  • MATICS, Marion Leonidas

    MATICS, Marion Leonidas, Jr. Suffolk, Virginia 13.7.1917 — N.Y. 21.11.1998. Rev. U.S. Buddhist Scholar. Son the elder of M.L.M. and Elizabeth Parker. Ph.D. 1960 ...

  • MATTHEWS, Gordon

    MATTHEWS, Gordon. Rosby near Liverpool 1886 — Scotland 1947. Rev. British Missionary in South India. Son of John M., a local G.P., the family came from North Wales. Studies at Merton ...

  • MATZEL, Klaus Hellmuth

    MATZEL, Klaus Hellmuth. Borsdorf near Leipzig 11.10.1923 — 1992. German Linguist, Germanic and Sinhalese Scholar. Professor in Regensburg. Son of Hellmuth Paul M. ...

  • MAURICE, Thomas

    MAURICE, Thomas. Hertford 25.9.1754 — London 30.3.1824. Rev. British Priest and Oriental Scholar. Son of Thomas M., a schoolmaster. “Educated at Christ’s Hospital, ...

  • MAUSS, Marcel

    MAUSS, Marcel. Épinal, Vosges 10.5.1872 — Paris 10.2.1950. French Sociologist and Anthropologist. Born in an Alsatian Jewish family, son of Gerson M. and ...

  • MAYER, Antun

    MAYER, Antun. 1881 — 4.2.1957. Yugoslavian (Croatian) IE Scholar. In the 1930s PD of Comparative IE Lin­guistics at Royal Yugoslavian University in Zagreb, ...

  • MAYERS, William Frederick

    MAYERS, William Frederick. Tasmania 7.1.1831 — Shanghai 24.3.1878. British Diplomat in China. Son of Rev. Michael John M., colonial chaplain in Tasmania. Grew up in ...

  • MAYNE, John Dawson

    MAYNE, John Dawson. Dublin 31.12.1828 — Berkshire 1917. British (Irish) Lawyer in India. “Son of John M., Barrister-at-law in Dublin, [and Anna née ...

  • MAYR, Aurel

    MAYR, Aurel. Budapest 10.3.1845 — 9.4.1914. Hungarian Indologist. Professor in Budapest. Son of Thomas Aloysius Mayr (d. 1847), a pharmacist moved ...

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    MC’ in Scottish names is arranged under —> MAC.
  • MCCABE, Robert Blair

    MCCABE, Robert Blair. 1854? — Shillong ?.6.1897. British Civil Servant in North-East India. Educated at Victoria School, Jersey. “Sent ...

  • MCCAWLEY, James David

    MCCAWLEY, James David (born James Quillan McCawley Jr.). Glasgow 30.3.1938 — Chicago 10.4.1999. U.S. (Scottish-born) Linguist. Professor in Chicago. Son of James Quillan McC., a businessman, and Monica Bateman, a physician, ...

  • MCCRINDLE, John Watson

    MCCRINDLE, John Watson. near Maybole, Ayrshire 16.2.1825 — Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex 16.7.1913. British (Scottish) Civil Servant ...

  • MCCULLOCH, William (elder)

    MCCULLOCH, William. Edinburgh 28.2.1816 — 4.4.1885. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of John Ramsay McC., educated ...

  • MCCULLOCH, William (younger)

    MCCULLOCH, William. 18?? — 19??. Rev. British (Scottish) Presbyterian Missionary in India. Principal of theological college in Chinsurah (1886). Returned to the U.K. in the 1920s. Married Helen Paterson, two daughters ...

  • MCCUTCHION, David J

    MCCUTCHION, David J. Coventry 12.8.1930 — Calcutta 12.1.1972. British Scholar of Indian Art. Educated in Coventry. After ...

  • MCGOVERN, William Montgomery

    MCGOVERN, William Montgomery. New York 28.12.1897 — Evanston Ill. 12.12.1964. U.S.Anthropologist and Journalist. Professor in Evanston. Son ...

  • MCGREGOR, William Lewis

    MCGREGOR, William Lewis. 1??? — 18??. British Author of Sikh History. Perhaps he was the physician who ...

  • MCKENZIE, John

    MCKENZIE, John. Turriff, Aberdeenshire 13.6.1883 — Edinburgh 30.10.1955. Rev. British (Scottish) Teacher and Scholar in India. Son ...

  • MCKERRELL, John

    MCKERRELL, John. Hillhouse, Ayrshire 17?? — London 1835. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India. In Madras Civil Service, worked as Translator of Telugu and Kannaḍa, also an ex officio member of ...

  • MCPHERSON, Hugh

    MCPHERSON, Hugh. 1870 — 1960. Sir. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India. Son of Duncan M. and Rebecca Lees. Joined I.C.S. around 1890. In Bengal, from 1912 in Bihar and Orissa. ...

  • MEADER, Clarence Lindon

    MEADER, Clarence Lindon. Battle Creek, Mich. 12.8.1868 — Garden Grove CA 1.7.1967. U.S. Linguist interested in Sanskrit. Son of John Murray M. and ...

  • MEDVEDEV, Evgenij Mihajlovič

    MEDVEDEV, Evgenij Mihajlovič. Moscow 23.11.1932 — 27.10.1985. Russian Indologist (Historian). Son of official. Graduated 1956 from Moscow. Kand. ist. nauk 1967. ...

  • MEERWARTH

    MEERWARTH —> MERVART

  • MEES, Gualtherus Hendrik

    MEES, Gualtherus Hendrik (Sadhu Ekarasa). Rotterdam 6.8.1903 — Orsett, Essex 5.6.1955. Dutch Scholar of Religion. Son of Abraham Cornelis Mees and Louisa Hen ...

  • MEIER, Ernst Heinrich

    MEIER, Ernst Heinrich. Rusbend, Schaumburg-Lippe 17.5.1813 — Tübingen 2.3.1866. German Semitic Scholar interested in Sanskrit. Son of a teacher of village ...

  • MEIER, Franz Josef.

    MEIER, Franz Josef. 1906 — 1987. German Indologist. Librarian in Munich. Ph.D. 1931 München. In 1937-70 librarian at Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in ...

  • MEILE, Pierre

    MEILE, Pierre. Asnières near Paris 23.2.1911 — Saint-Georges-de-Dionne (Charente-Maritime) 31.7.1963. French Indologist (Tamil Scholar). Born near Paris he became one of ...

  • MEILLET, Paul Jules Antoine

    MEILLET, Paul Jules Antoine. Moulins (Allier) 11.11.1866 — Châteaumeillant (Cher) 12.9.1936. French Linguist. ...

  • MEISEZAHL, Richard Othon

    MEISEZAHL, Richard Othon. Weissenburg (now Wissembourg, Alsace) 16.8.1906 — Schladean, Sieg 27.4.1992. German (of Alsace) Tibetologist. For health reasons interrupted gymnasium ...

  • MEKLER, Georg Karl

    MEKLER, Georg Karl. 3.2.1858 (or 8.2.) — 19??. Baltic German (Livonian) Linguist. Studies of classical and comparative philology in 1877–84 at Dorpat, in ...

  • MELVILLE, W. R.

    MELVILLE, W. R. 18?? — 1???. British Colonial Officer in India. Captain. In 1866 in charge of Gwalior Survey.

    Publications: “Note on some Buddhist Ruins at Doob Koond”, JASB 35:1, 1866, 168-172.

    Sources: With mere initials and no further information ...

  • MELZER, Uto (Utho) Ottomar von, Edler von Tapferhaim

    MELZER, Uto (Utho) Ottomar von, Edler von Tapferhaim. Graz 18.10.1881 — 22.2.1961. Austrian ...

  • MENANT, Delphine

    MENANT, Delphine. Cherbourg 1850 — 19??. Mlle. French Iranian Scholar. Daughter of the Assyriologist —> Joachim M. Studied under Darmesteter. Ph.D. She worked ...

  • MENANT, Joachim

    MENANT, Joachim. Cherbourg 16.4.1820 — Paris 30.8.1899. French Assyriologist, with early interest in Iranian religion. Son of Joachim M. and Amable Boissière, educated ...

  • MENASCE, Jean Pierre de

    MENASCE, Jean Pierre de (born Jean André Moise de M.). Alexandria, Egypt 24.12.1902 ...

  • MENDOZA, Gumersindo

    MENDOZA, Gumersindo. Aculco 1829 — Ciudad de México 1883. Mexican Physician interested in Languages. Born in a modest family with Otomi background. Studies ...

  • MENGES, Karl Heinrich

    MENGES, Karl Heinrich. Frankfurt a.M. 22.4.1908 — Vienna 20.9.1999. German Turkologist in the U.S.A. Professor in New York. Born in a Roman Catholic family. Educated at Lessing Gymnasium in Frankfurt, matriculated 1926. ...

  • MENRAD, Joseph

    MENRAD, Joseph. 22.3.1861 — 1929/30. German (Bavarian) Schoolteacher interested in Indology. School and also studies in Munich (Sanskrit and Classics). Ph.D. ...

  • MENSCHING, Gustav

    MENSCHING, Gustav. Hannover 6.5.1901 — Düren-Lendersdorf 30.9.1978. German Theologian and Scholar of Comparative Religion. Professor in Bonn. Son of Gustav M. ...

  • MERINGER, Rudolf

    MERINGER, Rudolf. Vienna 9.3.1859 — Kroisbach bei Graz 14.2.1931. Austrian IE Scholar. Professor in Graz. Son of an entrepreneur, educated in ...

  • MERKEL, Josef

    MERKEL, Josef. Mainz 4.8.1788 — 1866. German Schoolteacher interested in Sanskrit. From 1810 teacher at Philosophisches Lehrinstitut in Aschaffenburg, from 1818 Professor at local Lyceum. From 1828 also Hofbibliothekar in Aschaffenburg. Retired in ...

  • MERLO, Pietro

    MERLO, Pietro. Turin 15.11.1850 — Alpe di Chevignana near Castelveccana 13.10.1888. Italian IE scholar interested in Sanskrit. Professor in Pavia. Son ...

  • MERVART, Aleksandr Mihailovič

    MERVART, Aleksandr Mihailovič (Gustav-German Hristianovič M., born Gustav Hermann Christian Meerwarth). Mannheim (or Bruchsal) 1884 — Uhtpečlag 23.5.1932. Russian (German-born) Indologist (Tamil ...

  • MERVART, Ljudmila Aleksandrovna

    MERVART, Ljudmila Aleksandrovna (née Levina). St.Petersburg 25.8. (6.9.)1888 — 9.9.1965. Russian Indologist, Anthropologist and South-East Asian (Indonesian) Scholar. Daughter of Aleksandr ...

  • MESSINA, Giuseppe

    MESSINA, Giuseppe. San Catalda 6.1.1893 — Messina 28.6.1951. Father. S.J. Italo-French Scholar of Iranian and of History of Religion. Born near Caltanisetta in Sicily. Joined ...

  • METHWOLD (Methold), William

    METHWOLD (Method), William. Baptized South Pickenham near Swaffham, Norfolk 1590 — Kensington 5.3.1653. British Merchant and Traveller in India. Son of Thomas M. and Susanna Hogan. Aged 16 he was apprenticed to a ...

  • METZ, Johann Friedrich

    METZ, Johann Friedrich. Lustnau 1819 — Tübingen 1886. Rev. German Missionary in India. Served Basel Missionary Society in Mangalore. From 1847 among Todas, at least 24 years there. He is said ...

  • MEUNIER, Louis-François

    MEUNIER, Louis-François. Paris 8.11.1824 — 11.3.1874. French IE Linguist. Born in a modest artisan family. Studied in Paris classical ...

  • MEYER

    MEYER, v. et. MEIER.

  • MEYER-BENFEY, Heinrich

    MEYER-BENFEY, Heinrich. Liebenburg, Harzvorland 14.3.1869 — Buxtehude 30.12.1945. German Germanist and Indologist. A specialist of Tagore. Born H. Meyer. Studies of ...

  • MEYER-FRANCK, Helene

    MEYER-FRANCK, Helene (née Franck). 1873 — 1946. German Translator of Tagore, from 1906 wife of —> H. Meyer-Benfey. Worked as schoolteacher in Hamburg.Learned ...

  • MEYER, Elard Hugo

    MEYER, Elard Hugo. Bremen 6.10.1837 — Freiburg i. Br. 11.2.1908. German Scholar of Germanic Mythology. Son of a lawyer, grew up in Bremen. ...

  • MEYER, Gustav

    MEYER, Gustav. Gross-Strehlitz, Oberschesien (now Strzelce Opolskie in Poland) 25.11.1850 — Feldhof bei Graz 28.8.1900. German IE Linguist and Balkanist in Austria. Professor ...

  • MEYER, Johann Jakob

    MEYER, Johann Jakob. Frankenmuth, Saginaw County, Michigan 25.4.1870 — Chur 2.4.1939. German (U.S.) Indologist. Born in an outlying German colony in ...

  • MEYER, Leo

    MEYER, Leo Karl Heinrich. Bledeln near Sarstedt (Hannover) 3.7.1830 — Göttingen 6.10.1910. German IE Scholar in Estonia. Professor in Dorpat. Son of Carl ...

  • MEYER, Rudolf Ernst Wilhelm

    MEYER, Rudolf Ernst Wilhelm. Berlin 2.3.1855 — 1928. German Student of Indology. Educated at Friedrich-Wilhelm-Gymnasium in Berlin, from 1873 studies of classical philology ...

  • MEZLER, Otto

    MEZLER, Otto. 1??? — 19??. Austrian Student of Indology. Ph.D. 1922 Vienna.

    Publications: Diss. Untersuchungen zum altindischen Beamtenwesen. Manuscript, Vienna 1922.

    Sources: Diss. in Janert.

  • MEZZOFANTI, Giuseppe

    MEZZOFANTI, Giuseppe Gaspare. Bologna 19.9.1774 — Rome 15.3.1849. Italian Polyglot, Cardinal. Born in a humble family as son of carpenter he showed early ...

  • MICHAEL, James

    MICHAEL, James. 17?? — 15.12.1837. British Colonial Officer and Oriental (Persian and Urdu) Scholar. Served in India. In 1827-37 Professor of Hindú Literature ...

  • MICHAELIS, Walther

    MICHAELIS, Walther. 18?? — 1???. German Student of Indology or of IE Linguistics. Apparently among the last students of Weber. Ph.D. 1898 Berlin. ...

  • MICHALEK, Manó

    MICHALEK, Manó. Jánosi 1838 — Eger 1915. Hungarian Translator of Sanskrit Literature. In Eger, probably as teacher or librarian (1892).

    Publications: Translated: Nala, a Mahá-Bhárata czimű szanszkrit költemény epizódja. 15+232 p. Érsek. Lyceumi ny. 14. Eger ...

  • MICHALSKI-IWIEŃSKI, Stanisław Franciszek

    MICHALSKI-IWIEŃSKI, Stanisław Franciszek. Tarnogród 29.1.1881 — Łodz 8.8.1961. Polish Indologist. Professor in Łodz. Studies at Warsaw, then Indology at Vienna (L. v. Schroeder ...

  • MICHEL, Charles

    MICHEL, Charles. Tournai 1853 — 1929. Belgian Classical Scholar interested in Sanskrit. Dr. en philosophie et lettres. Docent at Liège until 1885, in ...

  • MICHEL, Charles

    MICHEL, Charles. 24.7.1853 — Madeleine near Lille 21.12.1929. Belgian Classical Scholar interested in Sanskrit. Studies of Classics and Sanskrit at Louvain (Nève), and ...

  • MICHELSON, Truman

    MICHELSON, Truman. New Rochelle NY 11.8.1879 — Washington DC 26.7.1938. U.S. Ethnologist and Linguist, interested in MIA. Professor in Washington DC. ...

  • MIHALCESCU, Ioan

    MIHALCESCU, Ioan (Metropolit Irineu). Valea Viei, Pătârlagele 24.7.1874 — Agapia 5.4.1948. Romanian Orthodox Theologian and Translator of Sanskrit Literature. Son of Ioan, a ...

  • MIHANOVIĆ, Antun

    MIHANOVIĆ Petropoljski, Antun. Klanjec 10.6.1796 — Novi Dvori 14.11.1861. Austrian (Croatian) Nationalist Author. Born in a noble family. Studied law at Vienna until ...

  • MIKLOSICH, Franz Xaver, Ritter von

    MIKLOSICH, Franz Xaver, Ritter von (Franc Miklošić). Pichelberg(Untersteiermark, now Radomerščak in Slovenia) 20.11.1813 — Vienna 7.3.1891. Austrian (Slovenian) Linguist, Slavic ...

  • MILDENHALL (Midnall), John

    MILDENHALL (Midnall), John. Little Bedwell, Wiltshire 1560 — Ajmer June 1614. British Traveller in India, self-styled envoy of the E.I.C. to Mughal Court ...

  • MILES, William

    MILES, William. 1780 — London 21.5.1860. British Colonial Officer in India. Major-General. In 1800 joined the Bombay Native Infantry, served in Baroda. “Made ...

  • MILEWSKI, Tadeusz

    MILEWSKI, Tadeusz. Kołomyja 17.5.1906 — Cracow 5.3.1966. Polish IE, Slavic, Amerindian and General Linguist. Professor in Cracow. Son of Feliks M., a physician. In ...

  • MILL, James

    MILL (born Milne), James. Northwater Bridge, Logie Pert, Angus 6.4.1773 — Kensington 23.6.1836. British (Scottish) Politician, Philosopher, and Historian ...

  • MILL, William Hodge

    MILL, William Hodge. Hackney, Middlesex 18.7.1792 — Brasted, Kent 25.12.1853. Rev. British Teacher and Indologist in India. Son of John Mill, ...

  • MILLER, Barbara Stoler

    MILLER, Barbara Stoler. New York 8.8.1940 — New York 19.4.1993. U.S. Indologist. Professor in New York. Educated at Great Neck High ...

  • MILLER, Boris Vsevolodovič

    MILLER, Boris Vsevolodovič. Moscow 31.10.(12.11.)1877 — Moscow 6.8.1956. Russian Scholar of Iranian History. Son of —> V. F. Miller. Graduated 1899 from Juridical Faculty, ...

  • MILLER, Vsevolod Fedorovič

    MILLER, Vsevolod Fedorovič. Moscow 7.(19.)4.1848 — St.Petersburg 5.(18.)11.1913. Russian Indo-Iranian Scholar. Son of poet Fëdor Bogdanovič M., grew up in Moscow. ...

  • MILLER, Walter

    MILLER, Samuel Walter. Ashland County, Ohio 5.5.1864 — Columbia, Missouri 28.7.1949. U.S. Linguist and Classical Scholar. Son of agrarian family. A.M. 1884 Michigan, further studies at Leipzig against his ...

  • MILLER, William

    MILLER, William. 18?? — 1???. Rev. British Missionary in Orissa. Arrived at Cuttack 1845 with his wife (d. 1848). Still working in Cuttack in 1890, but died before his second wife, ...

  • MILLOÜÉ, Léon-Joseph de

    MILLOÜÉ, Léon-Joseph de. Colmar, Alsace 30.6.1842 — 1917 (or 192?). French Indologist and ...

  • MILLS, James Philip

    MILLS, James Philip. Cheshire 18.2.1890 — Dorset 12.5.1960. British Civil Servant and Anthropologist in India. Son of James Edward ...

  • MILLS, Lawrence Heyworth

    MILLS, Lawrence Heyworth. New York City 1837 — Oxford 29.1.1918. U.S. Priest and ...

  • MILMAN, Henry Hart

    MILMAN, Henry Hart. London 10.2.1791 — Sunning Hill, Berkshire 24.9.1868. British Priest and Theologian interested in Sanskrit. Son of Sir Francis ...

  • MILNE, William Stanley

    MILNE, William Stanley. 1875 — 1917. British Civil Servant in India, where he remained c. 1900-1917, in Bengal. Letters and papers in British ...

  • MILTNER, Vladimír

    MILTNER, Vladimír. Plzeň 6.7.1933 — Mathura 13.1.1997. Czech Indologist (Sanskrit and Hindi Scholar). After gymnasium in Karlovy Vary studies in Prague. ...

  • MINAEV (Minayeff), Ivan Pavlovič

    MINAEV (Minayeff), Ivan Pavlovič. Tambov 9.(21.)10.1840 — St.Petersburg 1.(13.)6. 1890. Russian Indologist. Professor in St.Petersburg. Son of a modest official, educated ...

  • MINARD, Armand

    MINARD, Armand. Paris 30.12.1906 — 17.4.1998. French Indologist. Professor in Lyon and Paris. Son of a modest trader. In 1927-32 studies ...

  • MINDEROVIC, Cedomir

    MINDEROVIĆ, Čedomir. Belgrad 31.10.1912 — New Delhi 16.1.1965. Yugoslavian (Serbian) Author interested in India. Lost early his parents. After difficult childhood he started ...

  • MINORSKY, Vladimir

    MINORSKY, Vladimir (Vladimir Fedorovič Minorskij). Korčeva, obl. Tver 6.12.1877 — Cambridge 25.3.1966. Russian Persian Scholar in the U.K. Professor in London. Educated in ...

  • MIRONAS, Ričardas

    MIRONAS, Ričardas Gabrielius. Zaysan, Kazakhstan 5.4.1908 — Vilnius 26.4.1979. Lithuanian Linguist and Classical Philologist interested in Sanskrit and Comparative IE. Professor in Vilnius. ...

  • MIRONOV, Nikolaj D

    MIRONOV, Nikolaj Dmitrievič. Dresden, Germany 25.9.(13.9.)1880 — Ariana, Tunisia 1936. Russian Indologist. Son of Dmitrij Gavrilovič M. After Gymnasium in St.Petersburg ...

  • MISIEWICZ, Władysław

    MISIEWICZ, Władysław. Lemberg (Lviv) 11.4.1910 — 1.11.1997. Polish Bauddha. After matriculation worked in various clerical posts, finally as the head of a reference library in Radom. In the WW II served in cavalry, ...

  • MISTELI, Franz

    MISTELI, Franz. Aesch, Solothurn 11.3.1841 — Brunnen 6.10.1903. Swiss IE, Indo-Iranian and Classical Scholar. Professor in Basel. Son of Clement Calixt M. and ...

  • MITCHELL, John Murray

    MITCHELL, John Murray. Garvock near Aberdeen 19.8.1815 — Leith, Edinburgh 14.11.1904. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. Son of ...

  • MITSCHERLICH, Eilhard

    MITSCHERLICH, Eilhard. Neuende, Herrschaft Jever 7.1.1794 — Schöneberg near Berlin 28.2.1863. German Chemist and Mineralogist, originally interested in Persian and Sanskrit. Professor of ...

  • MLADENOW, Stefan

    MLADENOW, Stefan. Vidin 27.12.1880 — Sofia 1.5.1963. Bulgarian IE and Slavic Linguist. Professor in Sofia. After school in Vidin studies in 1898-1902 at ...

  • MOBERLY, Arthur Norman

    MOBERLY, Arthur Norman. New Alresford, Hampshire 1873 — Southwark, Surrey 24.5.1934. British Civil Servant in India. Son of John Cornelius M. and Caroline Hunter. Educated at Winchester and Christ Church, Oxford (M.A.). ...

  • MODAVE, Louis Laurent de Féderbe, Count de (Fayd’herbe de Maudave)

    MODAVE, Louis Laurent de Féderbe, Count de (Fayd’herbe de Maudave).Château du Fayet, Barraux (Isère) 22.6.1725 — Masulipatam 22.12.1777. French Nobleman, Officer and Traveller. Son of colonel Jean Charles Nicolas F., C. de M. and Marie ...

  • MODDER, Frank

    MODDER, Frank (Francis Huson Lowe). Colombo 4.6.1861 — 5.6.1916. British Colonial Officer in Ceylon. Major. Member of Ceylon Asiatic Society from 1890. Chief ...

  • MODE, Heinz

    MODE, Heinz Adolf. Berlin 15.8.1913 — Halle 6.6.1992. German (East) Indologist and Art Historian. Professor in Halle. Son of pharmacist Hugo ...

  • MÖGLING, Hermann Friedrich

    MÖGLING, Herrmann Friedrich. Brackenheim, Schwaben 29.5.1811 — Esslingen 10.5.1881. German Missionary and Indologist (Kannaḍa Scholar), 25 years in India. Born in ...

  • MOHL, Jules (Julius von Mohl)

    MOHL, Jules (Julius von Mohl). Stuttgart 25.10.1800 — Paris 4/5.1.1876. French (German-born) Orientalist in Paris. French citizen. Professor of Persian at ...

  • MÖHRKE, Edwin

    MÖHRKE, Edwin. 1??? — 1960?. German Student of Indology. In 1923 he was student of philology at Marburg (joined D.M.G.). Ph.D. 1933? Königsberg. In 1934 living in Berlin (again joined D.M.G.). ...

  • MOLÉ, Marijan

    MOLÉ, Marijan. Ljubljana 28.7.1924 — Paris 6.5.1963. Slovenian/Polish Iranian Scholar in Paris. Son of the Slovenian author and art historian Vojeslav ...

  • MOLESWORTH, James Thomas

    MOLESWORTH, James Thomas. Baptised St.Giles, Camberwell 15.6.1795 — Clifton 13.7.1872. British (Irish?) Colonial Officer and Indologist, specialist of Marāṭhī. Long time ...

  • MØLLER (Möller), Martin Thomas Hermann

    MØLLER (Möller), Martin Thomas Hermann. Hjerpsted, Tonder 13.1.1850 — Copenhagen 5.10.1923. Danish Germanic and IE Linguist. Professor in Copenhagen. ...

  • MOLONY, Arthur Deane

    MOLONY, Arthur Deane. 7.4.1879 — Kallincong (?), India 1.9.1931. British Colonial Officer in India. Educated in Canterbury. Major of Gurkha Rifles. Retired, now concentrated on linguistic studies.

    Publications: Gurkhali Beginner. Calcutta ...

  • MONAHAN, Francis John

    MONAHAN, Francis John. 1865 — 20.11.1923. British (Irish) Civil Servant and Historian of India. Son of James Henry Monahan, the Chief Judge of ...

  • MONCHANIN, Jules (Swami Paramarubyananda)

    MONCHANIN, Jules (Swami Paramarubyananda). Fleurie-en-Beaujolais 10.4.1895 — Paris 10.10.1957. Father. French Catholic Priest, Monk and Hermit, an ardent proponent of Hindu-Christian interfaith dialogue. Son ...

  • MONEY, David Inglis

    MONEY, David Inglis. Bombay 25.10.1809 — 16.7.1880. British Civil Servant in Bengal. Son of William Taylor M. and Eugenia Money. Educated at Charterhouse School, studies at Cambridge (Trinity College). Served Bengal India ...

  • MONEY, George Wigram Pocklington

    MONEY, George Wigram Pocklington. Jhelum 1888 — Los Angeles 16.10.1955. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Captain George Alfred M. and Constance Pocklington. Captain in Third Gurkha Rifles, served in ...

  • MONIÉ-BÉNISTI, Mireille

    MONIÉ-BÉNISTI, Mireille —> BÉNISTI, Mireille

  • MONIER-WILLIAMS, Monier

    MONIER-WILLIAMS, Monier. Bombay 12.11.1819 — Cannes, France 11.4. 1899. Sir. British Indologist. Professor in Oxford. Third son of Colonel M. W. ...

  • MONNERET DE VILLARD, Ugo

    MONNERET DE VILLARD, Ugo. Milano 16.1.1881 — Rome 5.11.1954. Italian Archaeologist, Art Historian and Orientalist, a specialist of Egypt anf Ethiopia, but with ...

  • MONOD-BRUHL, Odette Geneviève Eugénie (née Bruhl)

    MONOD-BRUHL, Odette Geneviève Eugénie (née Bruhl). Paris 10.11.1906 — Paris 15.1.1972. French Art Historian. Born in a well-to-do Jewish family, daughter of Henru ...

  • MONSERRATE, Antonio de

    MONSERRATE, Antonio de, Father. Vic, Barcelona 1536? — Salsette 26.10.1605. S.J. Spanish Missionary in India. Joined S.J. 1556, served in Lisbon and left ...

  • MONSEUR, Eugène Henri Guillaume Edgard

    MONSEUR, Eugène Henri Guillaume Edgard. Liège 17.9.1860 — Brussels 6.12.1912. Belgian Indologist, Linguist and Folklorist. Professor in Brussels. Son of an ...

  • MONTESI, Giancarlo

    MONTESI, Giancarlo. 1928 — 1983. Italian Scholar of Religion. Ph.D. 1954 Rome, under Pettazzoni. Worked at La Sapienzà teaching comparative religion.

    Publications: Diss. Tamas – Usas – Rtà.

    – “II valore ...

  • MONTOLIÚ Y TOGORES, Francisco de

    MONTOLIÚ Y TOGORES, Francisco de. Tarragona 9.2.1861 — 10.5.1892. Spanish Professor at the School of Agricultural Engineering in Madrid, but also a Theosophist, the founder of the Spanish Theosophical Society (1889/91). Born in ...

  • MONTRIOU, William Austin

    MONTRIOU, William Austin. 1810 — 1885. British Lawyer in India. Son of William M. and Mary Ann Carvick. Called to bar from Inner Temple in 1837. Advocate in Calcutta High Court. Married ...

  • MOOR, Edward

    MOOR, Edward. 1771 — Westminster 26.2.1848. British Colonial Officer and Oriental Scholar in India. Major. Left for India as cadet in 1782, arrived ...

  • MOORCROFT, William

    MOORCROFT, William. Ormskirk, Lancashire 1765 — Andkhui 25.8.1825. British Veterinary Surgeon and Traveller in North-West India. Born as illegitimate son of Ann M., ...

  • MOORE, Charles A

    MOORE, Charles Alexander. Chicago, Ill. 11.3.1901 — Honolulu 14.4.1967. U.S. Philosopher interested in Indian Thought. Studies at Yale: A.B. 1926, Ph.D. 1932. In ...

  • MOORE, Justin Hartley

    MOORE, Justin Hartley. 1884 — 19??. U.S. Indologist. A.M. 190? and Ph.D. 1908 Columbia University, New York (under Jackson). Later on, ...

  • MOORE, Osbert (Ñānamoli Thera)

    MOORE, Osbert John S. (Ñānamoli Thera). Cambridge 25.6.1905 — Veheragama near Mahawa 8.3.1960. British Bauddha and Buddhist Scholar. Lived in Sri ...

  • MOORE, Robert Ripley

    MOORE, Robert Ripley. Guinea, West Africa 9.4.1933 — Mussoorie Hills 25.5.1966. U.S. South Asian Linguist. Son of missionary parents. B.A. 1956 ...

  • MOORE, Ross Arthur Leslie

    MOORE, Ross Arthur Leslie. 1.5.1861 — 19??. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Colonel John Leslie M. Educated at Dulwich College. Studies at Cambridge (Peterhouse). Served in India (Bombay) from 1882. Served ...

  • MORDTMANN, Andreas David

    MORDTMANN, Andreas David. Hamburg 11.2.1811 — Constantinople 30.12.1879. German Diplomat, Orientalist and Epigraphist. Lived in Constantinople from 1845. Son of Jens M. (1786-1829), ...

  • MORELAND, William Harrison

    MORELAND, William Harrison. Belfast 13.7.1868 — Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire 28.9.1938. British Historian of Islamic India. Born in Northern Ireland, ...

  • MORGENSTIERNE, Georg

    MORGENSTIERNE, Georg  Valentin von Munthe af. Christiania (Oslo) 3.1.1892 — Oslo 3.3.1978. Norwegian Indo-Iranian Scholar. Professor in Oslo. Son of Professor Bredo M. and Bertha Ludwigsen Schjelderup. Matriculated from ...

  • MORIARTY, Gerald Patrick

    MORIARTY, Gerald Patrick. 1.4.1863 — Cambridge 21.6.1924. British Historian. Son of Stephen Stack M., educated at Brighton College. From 1881 studies at Balliol College, Oxford (B.A. 1885). Worked as tutor in ...

  • MORICI, Giuseppe

    MORICI, Giuseppe. 13.9.1855 — 19??. Italian interested in Sanskrit. “R. Provveditore agli Studi a Macerata”.

    Publications: “Kālidāsa. Ritusanhāra. Traduzione in versi con note”, Orlando furioso. Rivista di lettere, scienze ed ...

  • MORINI, Giuseppe

    MORINI, Giuseppe. 18?? — 1???. Italian interested in Sanskrit, fl. in the 1880s. One GM (1842–1923) was gymnasium professor in Faenza in 1873, when he published the textbook Precetti di letteratura ...

  • MORISON, James

    MORISON, James. 1852 — 1935. British Indologist. Studies in Austria. Ph.D. 1893 Vienna (apparently under Bühler). From 1914 Librarian of Indian Institute at Oxford, also teaching. Married.

    Publications: Diss. Der elfte sarga ...

  • MORISY, John

    MORISY, John. 1??? — 1???. Unidentified. On title pages he is simply called Mr. One JM was born in Bohonuya Callan, Kilkenny in 1826. Probably another was physician in Dublin 1845. ...

  • MORLAND-HUGHES, Walter Robert James

    MORLAND-HUGHES, Walter Robert James. Dover 7.5.1923 — Dehra Dun 7.11.1947. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Charles Morland Cunynghame Hughes and Elsie Louise Ginn. Captain of Gurkha Rifles. Died of polio.

  • MORLEY, Grace L. McCann

    MORLEY, Grace Louise McCann. Berkeley CAL 3.11.1900 — New Delhi 8.1.1985. U.S. Art Historian and Museologist. Studies at University of California, Berkeley (B.A. ...

  • MORLEY, William Hook

    MORLEY, William Hook. 1815 — London 21.5.1860. British Oriental Scholar. Son of George M., a lawyer. “Educated for the legal profession, called to ...

  • MORRIS, Henry

    MORRIS, Henry. 22.4.1829 — 1912. British Civil Servant and Historian in India. Son of —> John Carnac M. “Educated at Rugby and Haileybury, ...

  • MORRIS, John Carnac

    MORRIS, John Carnac. Madras 16.10.1798 — Jersey 2.8.1858. British Civil Servant and Telugu Scholar in South India. Son of John M., of Bombay ...

  • MORRIS, Richard

    MORRIS, Richard. Bermondsey, London 8.9.1833 — Harold Wood, Essex 12.5.1894. British Philologist, Scholar of Early English and Pāli. Born in a ...

  • MORRISON, John

    MORRISON, John. 18?? — 19??. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. M.A., B.D. In 1889-1904 Principal of Scottish Church College in Calcutta. In 1904 Alexander Robertson Lecturer at Glasgow and Gunning ...

  • MORRO, Felice

    MORRO, Felice. 18?? — 1???. Italian. interested in Sanskrit, fl. in the 1870s.

    Publications: Vālmīki. Tre capitoli dell’ Araṇyakāṇḍa on e 3o libro del Rāmāyaṇa, tradotti. 30 p. Schenone (Genova) 1874.

  • MORTON SMITH, Ronald

    MORTON SMITH, Ronald —> SMITH, Ronald Morton

  • MORTON, William

    MORTON, William. 1794 — 18??. Rev. Irish Missionary in India. In Cossipore, for a while also in Chinsura, working for the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. In 1826 he is ...

  • MOSKALEV, Vladimir Sergeevič

    MOSKALEV, Vladimir Sergeevič. Lugansk (Vorošilovgrad) 15/28.7.1906 — 14.7.1982. Russian Indologist, specialist of Urdu. Son of an official, graduated 1934 from Oriental Institute in ...

  • MOSSEL, Jacob

    MOSSEL, Jacob. Enkhuizen 28.11.1704 — Batavia (Jakarta) 15.5.1761. Dutch Colonial Officer in India. Born in a noble family, son of Pieter Jakobsz M. ...

  • MOULTON, James Hope

    MOULTON, James Hope. Surrey 11.10.1863 — on sea off Corsica 7.4.1917. British Iranian Scholar. Professor in Manchester. Son of William Fiddian ...

  • MOUSSET, Louis-Marie

    MOUSSET, Louis-Marie. Sanzay (Deux-Sèvres) 7.2.1808 — Pondichéry 8.2.1888. Rev. French Tamil Scholar, Missionary in South India. Ordained 1834 and left to ...

  • MOUW, Johan Andréas dèr

    MOUW, Johan Andréas dèr (nom-de-plume Dèr Mouw or Adwaita). Westerwoort near Arnhem 24.7.1863 — ’s-Gravenhage ...

  • MOZAC (Mosac), Antoine

    MOZAC (Mosac), Antoine. Clermont 17.12.1704 — Pondichéry 4.12.1779. S.J. French Missionary in India. Entered S.J. in 1720, came to India 1735. ...

  • MUCH, Hans

    MUCH, Hans. Zechlin/Neuruppin 24.3.1880 — Hamburg 28.11.1932. German Bauddha. Son of Karl Much, a minister, and Martha Lindner. Studies of medicine at Marburg, ...

  • MUDRA, Stanislav

    MUDRA, Stanislav. Plzeň 6.5.1910 — 1???. Czech Student of Indology. Ph.D. 1936/37 Prague (under Pertold). One StM died in Prague 1960.

    Publications: Diss. Funkcehlavy vnáboženství a jak se jeví u některých kmenů ...

  • MÜHLL(-KERN), Wilhelm von der

    MÜHLL(-KERN), Wilhelm von der. 22.8.1852 — 3.7.1923. Swiss Student of IE Linguistics. Son of Karl Georg v.d.M. and Emilie Merian. Studies at Basel. Married 1877 Emma Sophie Kern, one son.

    MUIR, John

    MUIR, John. Glasgow 5.2.1810 — Edinburgh 7.3.1882. British (Scottish) Indologist in India (1829-54) and in Edinburgh. Son of William Muir (d. ...

  • MÜLLER-HESS, Eduard

    MÜLLER-HESS, Eduard (until 1882 E. Müller). Berlin 14.4.1853 — Bern 9.7.1923. German Indologist in Switzerland. Professor in Bern. School and studies ...

  • MÜLLER, E. H.

    MÜLLER, E. H. 18?? — 19??. German Missionary. Dr.theol. Apparently also studied under E. Kuhn at Munich. In India as early ...

  • MÜLLER, Eduard

    MÜLLER, Eduard —> MÜLLER-HESS, Eduard.

  • MÜLLER, Friedrich

    MÜLLER, Friedrich. Jemnick (Jemníky), Kr. Butzlau, Böhmen (Czech) 6.3.1834 — Vienna 25.5.1898. Austrian Indo-Iranian Scholar and Linguist. Professor in Vienna. Born ...

  • MÜLLER, Friedrich Max

    MÜLLER, Friedrich Max. Dessau 6.12.1823 — Oxford 28.10.1900. German Indologist, Linguist and Scholar ...

  • MÜLLER, Friedrich Wilhelm Karl

    MÜLLER, Friedrich Wilhelm Karl. Neudamm ...

  • MÜLLER, Herbert

    MÜLLER, Herbert. 1885 — 1966. German Sinologist, Lawyer, Journalist and Art Dealer. Dr.jur. 1909 Berlin (or Bonn?), with Indian theme. Also studied Chinese. Employed by Berlin Völkerkundemuseum he went in 1912 ...

  • MÜLLER, Karl Otfried

    MÜLLER, Karl Otfried. Brieg, Silesia 28.8.1797 — Athens 1.8.1840. German Philologist. Professor in Göttingen. Son of Karl Daniel M. (1773–1858), a minister, and ...

  • MÜLLER, Marcus Joseph

    MÜLLER, Marcus Joseph. Kempten 3.6.1809 — Munich 28.3.1874. German Orientalist (Arabic Scholar), Pioneer of Pahlavi Philology. Professor in Munich. Studies at Munich under ...

  • MÜLLER, Niklas

    MÜLLER, Niklas (Nikolaus). Mainz 6.5.1770 (not 14.5.) — Mainz 14.6.1851. Germain Painter and Scholar. Son of shopkeeper Johann M. and Katharina Erlenbach. Studies ...

  • MÜLLER, Reinhold Franz Gustav

    MÜLLER, Reinhold Franz Gustav. Berlin 16.4.1882 — Einsiedel bei Chemnitz 2.2.1966. German (East) ...

  • MUNDY, Peter

    MUNDY, Peter. Before 1609 — after 1667. British Trader and Traveller. From Penryn in Cornwall, son of a pilchard trader. In 1611 he ...

  • MUNK, Salomon

    MUNK, Salomon. Gross-Glogau, Silesia (now Glogów, Poland) 2.5.1802 — Paris 5/6.2.(14.5.?)1867. German Oriental Scholar in France. Professor in Paris. Born in a Jewish ...

  • MURDOCH, John

    MURDOCH, John. Glasgow 22.7.1819 — Madras 10.8.1904. British (Scottish) Missionary in Sri Lanka and India. Son of John and Margret Murdoch, educated in Glasgow. After an unsuccesful attempt as a painter ...

  • MURPHY, John D.

    MURPHY, John D. 1921 — 1997. U.S. Linguist. Perhaps at Catholic University of America, Washington DC.

    Publications: Much on African languages.

    – A handbook of the Tamil language. 8+141 p. ...

  • MURPHY, Robert Xavier

    MURPHY, Robert Xavier. 1803 — Kingstown, Dublin 26.2.1857. Irish Teacher, Journalist, Classical and Oriental Scholar in India. “He went out to Bombay as ...

  • MURRAY, Alexander

    MURRAY, Alexander. Dunkitterick, Kirkcudbrightshire 22.10.1775 — Edinburgh 15.4.1813. British (Scottish) Philologist and Oriental Scholar. Son of Robert Murray, a shepherd and farm labourer. ...

  • MURRAY, Donald Shipley

    MURRAY, Donald Shipley. 1916 — 1990. U.S. Statistician apparently interested in South Asia. Studied economics: B.S., 1937; A.M., 1944; Ph. D., 1944. Professor ...

  • MUS, Paul

    MUS, Paul Léon Joseph. Bourges 1.6.1902 — Murs, Vaucluse 9.8.1969. French Art Historian, Sociologist and Indologist. Professor in Paris. Son of ...

  • MUUSSES, Martha A.

    MUUSSES, Martha Adriana. Purmerend 27.9.1894 — Laren 27.10.1981. Dutch Indologist. Daughter of Jan M. (d. 1909), a bookseller, and Trijnte Ruerdi. ...

  • MYRIANTHEUS, Laurentios

    MYRIANTHEUS, Laurentios (Λαυρέντιος Μυριανθεύς). 18?? — 1???. Cypriote Scholar. From Lefkosia (Nicosia), educated at Rhizareios Ekklêsiastikê Scholê (in Athens). Studies at ...

  • MŽIK, Hans von

    MŽIK, Hans von. Rzeszów, Galicia 24.7.1876 — Vienna 4.3.1961. Austrian Historian of Geography. PD 1917 Vienna “für historische Geographie des Orients”. Ao. Professor 1929, from 1935 also taught Armenian. ...

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