• NAHUCRIŠVILI, Grigorij Lukič

    NAHUCRIŠVILI, Grigorij Lukič. v s. Hašmi, Sagaredžojskij raion, Georgia 8.8.1922 — 27.5.1984. Georgian Indo-Iranian Scholar. Son of a farmer. In 1941-46 ...

  • NAKAMURA, Susumu Winston

    NAKAMURA, Susumu Winston. California 17.3.1908 — Berkeley 15.6.1989. U.S. Buddhist Scholar. M.A. Studied Tibetan under Lessing, but never completed his Ph.D. Taught Japanese as Lecturer at Universities of Colorado (Boulder, during war) and ...

  • ÑĀNAMOLI THERA

    ÑĀNAMOLI THERA —> MOORE, Osbert.

  • NASILOV, Vladimir Mihajlovič

    NASILOV, Vladimir Mihajlovič. Zarajsk, Gub. Rjazan 15.(27.)5.1893 — Moscow 20.5.1970. Russian Central Asian Scholar, specialist of Uigur (ancient and modern). Son of a priest, educated ...

  • NAU, Heinrich

    NAU, Heinrich. Beltershausen, Marburg 21.9.1881 — 17.5.1956. German Missionary and Student of Indology (Tamil). Missionary in South India 1905-14, then priest in Chemnitz ...

  • NAZARI, Oreste

    NAZARI, Oreste. Torino 20.5.1866 — 1923. Italian Indologist and Linguist. Professor in Palermo. Student of Gorresio. For a while teacher in ...

  • NEBESKY-WOJKOWITZ, René Mario von

    NEBESKY-WOJKOWITZ, René Mario von. Velké Hoštice (Gross Hochschütz) Moravia 29.6.1923 — Vienna 9.7.1959. Czech Anthropologist and Tibetologist in Austria. Son of ...

  • NEGELEIN, Julius von

    NEGELEIN, Julius von. Königsberg 17.10.1872 — Erlangen 16.12.1932. German Indologist. Professor in Erlangen. Son of an official. After school in Königsberg ...

  • NEHRING, Alfons

    NEHRING, Alfons. Bischwitz bei Trebnitz, Niederschlesien (now Biskupice-Oławskie near Trebnica in Poland) 12.8.1890 — Würzburg 9.12.1967. German IE Scholar. Professor in Würzburg, in ...

  • NEIL, Robert Alexander

    NEIL, Robert Alexander. Glengairn, Ballater, Aberdeenshire 26.12.1852 — Cambridge 19.6.1901. British (Scottish) Indologist in Cambridge. Son of Robert N., a minister, ...

  • NEILL, John William

    NEILL, John William. 184? — 19??. British Civil Servant in India. Studies at King’s College, London, and Edinburgh. From 1864 served in Central India. In 1887 and 1890-91 acting Commissioner in Nagpur. Retired ...

  • NEISSER, Walter

    NEISSER, Walter. Schweidnitz/Schlesien (now Świdnica in Poland) 7.2.1860 — Breslau 16.12.1941. German Indologist. Son of Dr.med. Joseph N. (1814-1890). After matriculation ...

  • NELL, Louis

    NELL, Louis. Colombo 26.11.1830 — Chiswick, Middlesex 17.5.1922. British (of Burgher background) Lawyer in Sri Lanka. Son of George N. and Maria Elizabeth Conderlag. Crown counsel of Ceylon. Retired in 1893, ...

  • NELSON, James Henry

    NELSON, James Henry. London 1838 — 1898. British Civil Servant in India. Studies from 1856 at Cambridge (M.A.), Fellow of King’s College. Barrister-at-law (Middle Temple, 1859). In 1861 left for Madras, ...

  • NESFIELD, John Collinson

    NESFIELD, John Collinson. Stratton St.Margaret, Wiltshire 14.8.1836 — Ealing 28.6.1919. British Teacher in India. Son of a cleric, Robert Carles N., and Eleanor Dale Collinson. Educated at Highgate Grammar School, teacher there ...

  • NESSELMANN, Georg Heinrich Ferdinand

    NESSELMANN, Georg Heinrich Ferdinand. Fürstenau, Kr. Elbing (now Kmiecin in Poland) 24.2.1811 — Königsberg 1.7.1881. German Indo-Iranian, Baltic and IE Linguist. ...

  • NEUGEBAUER, Otto Eduard

    NEUGEBAUER, Otto Eduard. Innsbruck 26.5.1899 — Princeton N.J. 19.2.1990. Austrian Historian of Astronomy and Mathematics in the U.S.A. Son of Rudolph N. In ...

  • NEUMANN, Karl Eugen

    NEUMANN, Karl Eugen. Vienna 18.10.1865 — Vienna 18.10.1915. Austrian Indologist (Buddhist Scholar) and Bauddha. Living in Vienna. Son of Angelo N., ...

  • NEUMANN, Karl Friedrich

    NEUMANN, Karl Friedrich (originally Bamberger). Reichmannsdorf near Bamberg 28.12.1793 (?) — Berlin 17.3. or 28.3.1870. German Oriental Scholar and Historian. Professor in Munich. ...

  • NÈVE, Félix-Jean-Baptiste-Joseph

    NÈVE, Félix-Jean-Baptiste-Joseph. Ath 13.6.1816 — Leuven 23.5.1893. Belgian Indologist and Oriental Scholar. Professor in Louvain (Leuven). Son of Auguste N., a ...

  • NEVILL, Hugh

    NEVILL, Hugh. 19.6.1847 — Hyères, France 10.4.1897. British Civil Servant in Sri Lanka. Came to Ceylon when 17 as private secretary to Chief ...

  • NEWALL, D. F.

    NEWALL, David John Falconer. Kensington 1825 — Isle of Wight 8.3.1901. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of David Rae N. and Charlotte Janetta Falconer. From c. 1842 served in Bengal ...

  • NEWBOLD, Thomas John

    NEWBOLD, Thomas John. Macclesfield, Cheshire 8.2.1807 — Mahabaleshwar 29.5.1850. British Colonial Officer In India. Son of surgeon Francis N. From 1827 in Madras Light Infantry, in 1832-35 in Malacca, 1834 Lieutenant. ...

  • NEWTON, Edward Payson

    NEWTON, Edward Payson. Lahore 8.7.1850 — Jalalpur 10.4.1918. Rev. U.S. Presbyterian Missionary in India. Son of Rev. —> John N. Educated at Princeton College and Alleghany Theological Seminary. Arrived in India 1874 and ...

  • NEWTON, Henry

    NEWTON, Henry. Shrewsbury 17.6.1822 — London 20.3.1900. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Henry N., a wharfinger, and his wife Catherine. Educated ...

  • NEWTON, John

    NEWTON, John. Doylestown PA 1.10.1810 — Murree, Pañjab 2.7.1891. Rev. U.S. Presbyterian Missionary in India. M.A. Joined American Presbyterian Ludhiana Christian Mission and arrived at Ludhiana in 1835. From 1849 worked ...

  • NICHOLAS, Cyril Wace

    NICHOLAS, Cyril Wace (1898–1961). Sri Lankan Scholar of History is himself Sri Lankan and therefore discussed in my (unpublished) index of Sri Lankan scholars.

  • NICHOLL, George Frederick

    NICHOLL, George Frederick. Tipton, Staffordshire 5.11.1832 — 28.7.1913. British Semitic Scholar also interested in Indology. Studies at Balliol College, Oxford, M.A. 1878, Hon. Fellow 1888. ...

  • NICHOLSON, Alexander B.

    NICHOLSON, Alexander B. 1845 — 19??. Rev. Canadian Scholar. Son of Alexander N. B.A. He was Presbyterian clergyman who renounced his ordination to ...

  • NICHOLSON, B. A. R.

    NICHOLSON, B. A. R. 1??? — 1???. British Physician in Bombay Medical Service. M.D. Active as early as 1832, serving in Bhooj (1836) ...

  • NICHOLSON, James

    NICHOLSON, James. 18?? — 1???. Rev. Wesleyan Missionary in Sri Lanka. Worked in Galle at least from 1867, 1887 still there. Married.

    Publications: A Pocket Dictionary of the English and Sinhalese ...

  • NICOLL, George Frederick

    NICOLL, George Frederick. 18?? — 1???. British.  M.A. From 1879 (unpaid) Professor of Sanskrit and Persian at King’s College, London (still 1898). In 1892 at Cambridge?

    Publications: Manual of the Bengali ...

  • NICOLSON, Frank Walter

    NICOLSON, Frank Walter. Sackville, Nova Scotia 4.11.1864 — Middletown, Middlesex CT 21.12.1946. Canadian Classical Scholar in the U.S.A. Son of Alexander Wylie and ...

  • NIEBUHR, Carsten

    NIEBUHR, Carsten. Lüdingworth near Cuxhaven 17.3.1733 — Meldorf, Holstein 26.4.1815. German Traveller and Engineer in Danish Service. Son of Barthold N. (d. 1749), ...

  • NIEDERMANN, Max

    NIEDERMANN, Max. Winterthur 19.5.1874 — Neuchâtel 12.1.1954. Swiss Linguist (Classical and IE). Son of a merchant, educated in Winterthur. Studies at Zürich and ...

  • NIEUHOFF, Johan

    NIEUHOFF, Johan. Uelsen 22.7.1618 — Madagascar 8.10.1672. Dutch Traveller in India in the middle of the 17th century. Son of the mayor of ...

  • NIKITIN, Afanasij

    NIKITIN, Afanasij. Tver 1433 (?) — Smolensk 1472 or 1475 (?). Russian Traveller in India. A merchant from Tver, he visited Persia and ...

  • NITTI-DOLCI, Luigia

    NITTI-DOLCI, Luigia. Naples 31.7.1903 — Paris 1.1.1939. Italo-French Indologist in Paris. Daughter of Francesco Nitti, a politician holding important positions in pre-fascist Italy. Educated in ...

  • NOAKES, G. M.

    NOAKES, G. M. 18?? — 19??. Miss. Friend of C. A. F. Rhys Davids. In 1904-05 she transliterated the Pāli text of the Dukapaṭṭhāna from the Thai printed edition for the P.T.S. Then similar work with ...

  • NOBEL, Julius Adolf Johannes

    NOBEL, Julius Adolf Johannes. Forst/Lausitz 25.6.1887 — Wehrda bei Marburg 22.10.1960. German Indologist ...

  • NOBILE, Riccardo

    NOBILE, Riccardo. 18?? — 19??. Italian Interested in Sanskrit. Student of Kerbaker at Naples. Ph.D.

    Publications: ...

  • NOBLE, Margaret E.

    NOBLE, Margaret E. (Sister Nivedita). Dungannon 28.10.1867 — Darjeeling 13.10.1911. Irishwoman, follower of Vivekananda. No scholar. Daughter of Samuel Richmond N., a Protestant ...

  • NOBLE, Peter S.

    NOBLE, Peter Scott. 17.10.1899 — 12.5.1987. Sir. British Classical Scholar with interest in Indology. Educated in Aberdeen. Studies of Classics at Aberdeen and Cambridge (St.John’s College), also Sanskrit under E. J. Rapson and ...

  • NOER, Prince Frederic Christian Charles Augustus Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, Count von

    NOER, Prince Friedrich Christian Charles Augustus Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, Graf von. Slesvig (Schleswig) 16.11.1830 — Noer 25.12.1881. German-Danish Prince, Officer and ...

  • NÖLDEKE, Theodor

    NÖLDEKE, Theodor. Harburg 2.3.1836 — Karlsruhe 25.12.1930. German Semitic Scholar, also interested in Iranian. Professor in Kiel and Strassburg. Son of Carl N., ...

  • NOLTE, Hans Josef

    NOLTE, Hans Josef. 1857 — 1???. German Student of IE Linguistics. From Paderborn. Ph.D. 1894 Erlangen.

    NOORDEN, Carl Friedrich Johannes von

    NOORDEN, Carl Friedrich Johannes von. Bonn 11.9.1833 — Leipzig 25.12.1883. German Historian interested in Sanskrit. Born in a wealthy ...

  • NORMAN, Harry Campbell

    NORMAN, Harry Campbell. Winkleigh, Devonshire 19.12.1878 — 11.4.1913. British Indologist (Pāli Scholar) in ...

  • NORONHA E FARO, Annibal Mello de

    NORONHA E FARO, Annibal Mello de. 1??? — ??. Brazilian Author. One Annibal Mello was born in 1893 in Curitiba, but the São Paulo university’s alphabetical list gives our author under N (uspdigital.usp.br/apolo/apoObterAtividade?cod_oferecimentoatv=22423).

  • NORRIS, Edwin

    NORRIS, Edwin. Taunton, Somerset 24.10.1795 — Brompton 10.12.1872. British Oriental and Celtic Scholar. Uncle of —> J. Dowson. As young ...

  • NORSA, Umberto

    NORSA, Umberto. Mantova 16.12.1866 — Mantova 5.4.1943. Italian Polyglot Author and Translator. Born in a Jewish family, educated in Mantova, already ...

  • NORTON, Albert Benjamin

    NORTON, Albert Benjamin. Alabama, Genesee co. NY 21.3.1847 — Dhond 31.12.1923. Rev. U.S. Methodist Missionary in India. Son of Moses N. and Sally Ann Lynch, a farming family. Graduated from Northwestern ...

  • NORTON, Ruth

    NORTON, Ruth —> ALBRIGHT, Ruth Norton.

  • NOTTROTT, Alfred

    NOTTROTT,  Carl Gustav Rudolf Eduard Alfred. Oppershausen, Thüringen 19.8.1837 — Westfalen 1924. Rev. German Lutheran Missionary in India. Studies at Halle, then left to India. During a furlough Ph.D. 1887 Leipzig. Hon. ...

  • NOUETTE, Charles

    NOUETTE, Charles. Montlhéry 6.5.1869 — Paris 2.5.1910. French Traveller, the photographer of the Pelliot expedition in Central Asia in 1906-09. After the cossack ...

  • NOVÁK, Ondřej

    NOVÁK, Ondřej. Prague 10.10.1946 — Vysoké Tatry 19.4.1977. Czech Scholar of Indian History. In 1965-69 studies of Indology, philosophy and history at Prague. Ph.D. 1975.

    Publications: “The Role of Tradition in ...

  • NOVIKOV, Nikolaj Ivanovič

    NOVIKOV, Nikolaj Ivanovič. Tihvinskoje-Avdotjino near Bronnicy (SE of Moscow) 8.5.(27.4.)1744 — ibid. 12.8.(31.7.)1818. Russian Literate, a leading representative of Enlightenment in Russia. Born in a noble family, educated in ...

  • NOVIKOVA, Vera Aleksandrovna

    NOVIKOVA, Vera Aleksandrovna. Moscow 16.2.1918 — 10.4.1972. Russian Indologist, specialist of Bengali. Daughter of an official, graduated 1940 from Leningrad. Kand. filol. nauk ...

  • NOVOSAD, Martin (Nyānasatta Mahāthera)

    NOVOSAD, Martin (Nyānasatta Mahāthera). Vizovice, Moravia 25.1.1908 — Sri Lanka 1984. Czechoslovakian Buddha in Sri Lanka. Born in Southern Moravia. In 1935 heard ...

  • NOWAK, Josef

    NOWAK, Josef. 1??? — 19??. German Student of Indology or Comparative Linguistics. Ph.D. 1926 Freiburg i.Br. kotte-autographs.com mentions one Josef N., born Stuttgart 1901, died 1988, who studied at Freiburg and ...

  • NOWOTNY, Fausta

    NOWOTNY, Fausta (née Pedain). Hollabrunn 9.4.1903 — 1991. Austrian Indologist. Ph.D. 1942 Vienna (under Frauwallner). Married 1940 Karl Anton N. (1904–1978), ...

  • NUNIZ, F.

    NUNIZ (Nunes), Fernão. 1??? — 15??. Portuguese Merchant in India. In 1535-37 stayed in Vijayanagar and then wrote an account, including a short ...

  • NURMEKUND, Pent.

    NURMEKUND, Pent. Kilingi near Pärnu 16.12.1906 — Tartu 26.12.1996. Estonian Linguist and Oriental Scholar, specialized in Chinese and Indian languages and literatures. Born ...

  • NYĀNAPONIKA

    NYĀNAPONIKA —> FENIGER, S.

  • NYĀNATILOKA

    NYĀNATILOKA —> GUETH, A.

  • NYBERG, Henrik Samuel

    NYBERG, Henrik Samuel. Söderbärke, Dalarne 28.12.1889 — Uppsala 9.2.1974. Swedish Semitic and Iranian Scholar. Professor in Uppsala. Born in humble conditions ...

  • NYERUP, Rasmus

    NYERUP, Rasmus. Syrup, Funen 12.3.1759 — Copenhagen 28.6.1829. Danish Scholar interested in India. Son of Christen Rasmussen, a poor villain, and Karen Simonsdatter. ...