• O’BRIEN, Donatus James Thomond

    O’BRIEN, Donatus James Thomond. Paddington, Middlesex 11.12.1860 — France 12.9.1907. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Henry Montague Shallett O’Brien (d. 1862) and Elizabeth Ruddell Todd. From 1881 Lieutenant of Manchester ...

  • O’BRIEN, Edward

    O’BRIEN, Edward. 1840? — 28.11.1893 (when 53). British Civil Servant in India. Deputy Commissioner of Kangra. Married Mary Oclanis Lamb, at least one son.

    Publications: Report of the Land Revenue Settlement of ...

  • O’CONNOR, William Frederick Travers

    O’CONNOR, William Frederick  Travers. Longford, Ireland 30.7.1870 — Chelsea, London 14.12.1943. Irish Officer and Diplomat in British Service in India. Son of land agent Matthew Weld O’Connor and Georgina O’Reilly. Educated at ...

  • O’MALLEY, Lewis Sydney Stewart

    O’MALLEY, Lewis Sydney Stewart. 1874 — 10.5.1941. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Bryan O’M., a minister, and his wife Frances. Educated in Norwich and Hertford College, Oxford (B.A.). Entered I.C.S. in 1898, worked ...

  • O’SHAUGHNESSY, William Brooke

    O’SHAUGHNESSY, William Brooke. Limerick, Ireland 1.11.1809 — Southsea, Hampshire 10.1.1889. Sir. British (Irish) Physician in India. Son of merchant Daniel O’Sh. and Sarah Boswell. Studies at Edinburgh, Med.Dr. 1829. Moved to London ...

  • OAKLEY, E. Sherman

    OAKLEY, Edward (or Ebenezer?)  Sherman. Richmond, Yorkshire 24.12.1863/64/65? — Ranikhet near Almora 7.8.1934/35? (when 70). Rev. British Missionary in India. M.A. Son of Rev. Henry O. and his wife Mary. Studies at ...

  • OBERMILLER, Evgenij Evgen’evič

    OBERMILLER, Evgenij Evgen’evič. Petergof (Petrodvorec) 29.10.1901 — Leningrad 3.6.1935. Russian Indologist and Tibetan Scholar. Dr. 1935. Worked in Petrograd/Leningrad. Son of ...

  • OBRY, Jean-Baptiste-François

    OBRY, Jean-Baptiste-François. Villers-Bretonneux (Somme) 17.9.1793 — 1871. French Literate interested in Indology and Religions. Son of Firmin Obry and Marie Floride Debrie. Worked ...

  • ODÉ, Arend Willem Mauritz

    ODÉ, Arend Willem Mauritz. Schiedam 3.6.1887 — Delft 14.8.1951. Dutch IE Linguist. Son of bookseller Gerrit Odé en Sophia Cornelia van der Pauwert. ...

  • ODORICO DA PORDENONE

    ODORICO DA PORDENONE (Odorico Mattiuzzi). 1265/74/86 — Udine 14.1.1331. Italian Franciscan Friar and Traveller in Asia. From Pordenone in Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Wrote a ...

  • OEHLER, Gustav Friedrich

    OEHLER, Gustav Friedrich. Ebingen, Württemberg 10.6.1812 — Tübingen 19.2.1872. German Lutheran Theologian and Oriental Scholar. Son of a modest teacher. Studied theology and Oriental languages at Tübingen. In 1834-37 teacher of theology ...

  • OELER, Jakob

    OELER, Jakob. 18?? — 19??. German Student of IE Linguistics. Ph.D. 1916 Marburg.

    Publications:

  • OERTEL, Friedrich Oscar

    OERTEL, Friedrich Oscar (from 1921 F. O. Lechmere-Oertel). Hannover 9.12.1862 — New York 22.12.1942. German-born Engineer, Architect and Archaeologist in India. Went to India in 1883 giving up his German citizeship, naturalized ...

  • OERTEL, Hanns

    OERTEL, Hanns. Geithain, Sachsen 20.4.1868 — Munich 7.2.1952. German Indologist, for a while in the U.S.A. Professor in New Haven and ...

  • OESTERLEY, Hermann

    OESTERLEY, Hermann. Göttingen 14.6.1833 — Breslau 2.2.1891. German Librarian and Scholar of Literature. Son of Ferdinand Oesterley, the mayor of Göttingen. Studies at ...

  • OGDEN, Charles Jones

    OGDEN, Charles Jones. 10.12.1880 — 10.12.1955. U.S. Indologist. Son of Herbert J. O. and May M. Jones. A.B. 1900, A.M. 1903, ...

  • OGILBY, John

    OGILBY, John. Killemeare (Kirriemuir) 17.11.1600 — London 4.9.1676. British (Scottish) Author, Translator and Cartographer. An accident ended his early career as a dancer, then worked as tutor in Dublin where he ...

  • OGLE, Marbury Bladen

    OGLE, Marbury Bladen. Howard Co., MD 23.8.1879 — Minneapolis, MN 25.5.1964. U.S. Classical Scholar also interested in Sanskrit and IE Linguistics. Professor in ...

  • OL’DENBURG, Sergeij Fedorovič

    OL’DENBURG, Sergej Fedorovič (Serge d’Oldenbourg). Bjankino, Zabajkal’skoj obl. (now Tšita obl., Nerčinsk. raion) 14.(26.)9.1863 — Leningrad 28.2.1934. Russian Indologist and Art ...

  • ÓLAFSSON, Jón (Jan)

    ÓLAFSSON, Jón (Jan), called Bøsseskytte and Indíafari. “Svarthamri í Álftafirði við Ísafjarðardjúp” 1593 (or 29.8.1596) — 2.5.1679. Icelandic Traveller in India, in the ...

  • OLBERS, Ernst Gustaf Ferdinand

    OLBERS, Ernst Gustaf Ferdinand. Skara 8.11.1837 — Stockholm 25.10.1919. Swedish Priest interested in Sanskrit. Son of the District Judge ...

  • OLDENBERG, Hermann

    OLDENBERG, Hermann. Hamburg 31.10.1854 — Göttingen 18.3.1920. German Indologist. Professor in Kiel and Göttingen. Son of Friedrich O., a minister, and ...

  • OLDHAM, Charles Evelyn Arbuthnot William

    OLDHAM, Charles Evelyn Arbuthnot William. Galway 15.9.1869 — 18.11.1949. British (Irish) Scholar and Civil servant in India. I.C.S. 1885-1919. Son of Charles ...

  • OLDHAM, Charles Frederick

    OLDHAM, Charles Frederick. Liverpool 2.1.1832 — Great Bealings, Suffolk 25.3.1913 (or New Zealand 1913/14). British Physician and Indologist. Studies in St. ...

  • OLDHAM, Thomas

    OLDHAM, Thomas. Dublin 4.5.1816 — Rugby 17.7.1878. British (Anglo-Irish) Geologist in India. Son of Thomas O. and Margaret Boyd. Educated privately, studies at Trinity College in Dublin, B.A. 1836, M.A. 1846. ...

  • OLDHAM, William Benjamin

    OLDHAM, William Benjamin. Monkstown, Dublin 16.4.1845 — Christchurch near Bournemouth 14.10.1916. British (Irish) Civil Servant in India. Son of Thomas Wilson Oldham and ...

  • OLESEN, Elof

    OLESEN, Peter Elof. Copenhagen 17.8.1877 — 23.9.1939. Danish Indologist. Son of tailor Niels Peter O. From 1895 studied at Copenhagen classics and Sanskrit (Fausbøll), M.A. 1903. In 1903-25 Assistant of D. Andersen as coeditor of ...

  • OLIPHANT, Samuel Grant

    OLIPHANT, Samuel Grant. 1864 — 1936. U.S. Indologist. Son of William O. and Mary Warner Clevenger. In 1902-07 graduate studies of Classics and Sanskrit at Johns Hopkins (Bloomfield), Ph.D. Taught at Parsons College, ...

  • OLIVEIRA, João de

    OLIVEIRA, João de. Daman 1595 — after 1641. Father. S.J. Portuguese (or Indian?) Priest and Missionary in Ladakh and India. Joined Jesuits when ...

  • OLIVER, Revilo Pendleton

    OLIVER, Revilo Pendleton. Corpus Christi TX 7.7.1908 — Urbana IL 20.8.1994. U.S. Classical Scholar and Racist Publisher. After high school in Illinois he ...

  • OLLIVIER-BEAUREGARD, Gratien-Michel

    OLLIVIER-BEAUREGARD, Gratien-Michel. Cognac 3.6.1817 — Paris 14.1.1901. French Anthropologist and Oriental Scholar, in the 1890s President of the French Anthropological Society.

  • OLMSTEAD, Albert Ten Eyck

    OLMSTEAD, Albert Ten Eyck. Troy, NY 23.3.1880 — Chicago 11.4.1945. U.S. Oriental Scholar (Assyriologist and Historian). Professor in Chicago. ...

  • OLSCHAK, Blanche Christine

    OLSCHAK, Blanche Christine. Vienna 24.7.1913 — Zürich 25.6.1989. Austrian Journalist and Tibetan Scholar in Switzerland. Daughter of Joseph O., an officer, ...

  • OLSHAUSEN, Justus

    OLSHAUSEN, Justus. Hohenfelde, Holstein 9.5.1800 — Berlin 28.12.1882. German Oriental Scholar and Theologian. Professor in Kiel and Königsberg. Son of Rev. ...

  • OLTRAMARE, Jean Paul Gamaliel

    OLTRAMARE, Jean Paul Gamaliel. Geneva 6.4.1854 — Geneva 22.10.1930. Swiss Indologist and Scholar ...

  • OMAN, John Campbell

    OMAN, John Campbell. Calcutta 1841 — 31.5.1911. British Indologist and Scholar of Religion in India. Son of John O., a planter, ...

  • ONDAATJE, Matthew Jurgen

    ONDAATJE, Matthew Jurgen. 1??? — 1???. Rev. Dutch Priest in Ceylon and Batavia in the 18th century. Proponent of Colombo, alter clergyman in Batavia. Published ...

  • ONORATO DA UDINE

    ONORATO DA UDINE (Franciscus Honoratus ad Utino, lay Giangiacomo). Tomba near Udine 7.11.1757 — Rome 8.12.1836. Italian Capuchin Missionary in India. Went to India in 1792, worked many years in Pondicherry, Surat, Madras and Masulipatan. Very ...

  • OPPERT, Gustav Salomon

    OPPERT, Gustav Salomon. Hamburg 30.7.1836 — Berlin 17.3.1908. German (Jewish) Indologist in India. Professor in Madras. Son of Eduard O. and ...

  • OPPERT, Jules (Julius O.)

    OPPERT, Jules (Julius O.). Hamburg 9.7.1825 — Paris 20/21.8.1905. German (Jewish) Assyriologist in France (naturalised 1854), originally also interested in Sanskrit. ...

  • ORANSKIJ, Iosif Mihajlovič

    ORANSKIJ, Iosif Mihajlovič. Petrograd 24.4./3.5.1923 — Leningrad 16.5.1977. Russian Iranian Scholar. Son of official. In 1941-45 in the army, wounded. Graduated ...

  • ORAZIO DELLA PENNA DI BILLI, Francesco (Franciscus Horatius a Pennabilli; lay Olivieri)

    ORAZIO DELLA PENNA DI BILLI, Francesco (Franciscus Horatius a Pennabilli; lay conte Luzio Olivieri). Pennabilli, Marche 1680 — Patan, Nepal 20.7.1745. Count. ...

  • ORIANNE, Georges-Barthélemy

    ORIANNE, Georges-Barthélemy. London 9.3.1802 — Pondichéry 22.4.1854. French Colonial Servant and Indologist interested in Indian law. Son of Claude Charles O. ...

  • ORLICH, Leopold von

    ORLICH, Leopold von. Stallupönen, Ostpreussen (now Nesterov in Kaliningrad oblast) 30.6.1804 — London 2.6.1860. German Officer, Traveller and Historian. Son of a Prussian officer, ...

  • ORME, Robert

    ORME, Robert. Anjengo (Anchuthengu), Travancore 25.12.1728 — Great Ealing (London) 13.1.1801. British Civil Servant and Historian in India. Historiographer of the E.I.C. “Son ...

  • ORTA, García d’ (G. de Orta, ab Horto, del Jardin; Anrique de Orta)

    ORTA, García d’ (G. de Orta, ab Horto, del Jardin; Anrique de Orta). Castelo de Vide 1501? — 1568 (or at latest 1572). ...

  • ORTERER, Georg

    ORTERER, Georg (1901 Ritter von O.). Wörth bei Erding 30.10.1849 — Munich 5.10.1916. German Student of Indo-Iranian, then Teacher and Bavarian Politician. Son ...

  • ORVILLE, Albert d’

    ORVILLE, Albert d’ (Le Comte d’Orville, Dorville). Brussels 12.8.1621 — Agra 8.4.1662. S.J. Belgian Missionary. Son of a nobleman, Louis Le Comte, seigneur ...

  • OSBORNE, Łucja

    OSBORNE, Łucja (Lucia, Ludka, née Lipszyc). Ludka Lipszyc 15.2.1904 — Landon 2.12.1987. Polish. Born in a large orthodox Jewish family (the most of them died in camps during WW II). She met Arthur O. ...

  • OSIPOV, Aleksandr Mihajlovič

    OSIPOV, Aleksandr Mihajlovič. Karsunsk. u. Simbirsk. gub. 11.(23.)8.1897 — 19.2.1969. Russian Historian of India. Son of a farmer. Graduated 1926 from Moscow. Kand. ...

  • OSSOWSKI, Juliusz Jan

    OSSOWSKI, Juliusz Jan. Gdansk 4.11.1855 — Königsberg 4.2.1882. Polish Student of Indo-Iranian Linguistics. Son of Henryk O. (d. 1868), a smith, and Marianna ...

  • OSTER, Ludwig

    OSTER, Ludwig. Mannheim 27.3.1888 — 19??. German Student of Indology. Son of post master, Geh. Oberpostrat Ludwig O. After school in Berlin, gymnasium ...

  • OSTHOFF, Hermann

    OSTHOFF, Caspar Carl Heinrich Gottfried Emil Franz Hermann. Billmerich, Westf. 18.4.1847 — Heidelberg 7.5.1907. German IE Scholar. Professor in Heidelberg. Son of Franz O., an estate owner, and Lisette Theodore Birnberg. Gymnasium in ...

  • OŠTIR, Karel

    OŠTIR, Karel. Arnače 13.10.1888 — Ljubljana 27.12.1973. Yugoslavian (Slovenian) IE Linguist. Born in a peasant family. After gymnasium in Celje and Maribor he ...

  • OTRĘBSKI, Jan.

    OTRĘBSKI, Jan Szczepan. Silica, Silesia 8.12.1889 — Poznań 25.4.1971. Polish IE Scholar. Professor in Wilno (Vilnius) and Poznań. Educated in Kielce, ...

  • OTTO, Rudolf Louis Karl

    OTTO, Rudolf Louis Karl. Peine, Hannover 25.9.1869 — Marburg 6.3.1937. German Lutheran Theologian and Scholar of Religion. Professor in Marburg. Son ...

  • OUCHTERLONY, John

    OUCHTERLONY, John. Walworth, Surrey 15.1.1813  — Ootacamund 29.4.1863. British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel. Son of William O. and Harriet Lee. Served in Madras Engineers, in 1741-43 in Hong Kong. Married ...

  • OUSELEY, John Ralph

    OUSELEY, John Ralph. London (?) 12.5.1801 — 1850. British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel. Son of Sir William O. (1767–1842), known as Persian scholar,and Julia Frances Irving. Joined Bengal Army in 1817. ...

  • OUSELEY, Joseph Walker Jasper

    OUSELEY, Joseph Walker Jasper. Limerick 21.6.1800 — 21.11.1889. British (Anglo-Irish) Colonial Officer and Oriental Scholar in India. Colonel. Son ...

  • OUVRY, Henry Aimé

    OUVRY, Henry Aimé. 10.3.1813 — 12.2.1899. British Colonial Officer in India. Of a Huguenot family, son of Peter Aimé Ouvry and Sarah Amelia Delamain. Served in India. Major of 9th Light ...

  • OVINGTON, John

    OVINGTON, John. Melsonby, Yorkshire bapt. 5.3.1653 — ?.6.1731. Rev. English Priest and Traveller. Son of James and Mary O., a family of yeoman-farmers. Studies at Trinity College, Dublin from 1671, B.A. ...

  • OVSJANIKO-KULIKOVSKIJ, Dmitrij Nikolaevič

    OVSJANIKO-KULIKOVSKIJ, Dmitrij Nikolaevič (Ukr. Dmitro Mikolajovič O.-K.). Kahovka, Tavrida guv. 23.1.(4.2.)1853 — Odessa 9.10.1920. Ukrainian Linguist, Indologist and Critic. Professor in ...