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  • PACKARD, William Alfred

    PACKARD, William Alfred. Brunswick, Maine 26.8.1830 — Princeton 2.12.1909. U.S. Classical Scholar interested in Sanskrit. Son of Alpheus Spring P., a minister and ...

  • PAES, D

    PAES (Pais), Domingo. 14?? — 15??. Portuguese Merchant in India. In c. 1520 wrote his account, characterized by reliable ...

  • PAGE, James Alfred.

    PAGE, James Alfred. 1887 — 19??. British Archaeologist in India. Superintendent of A.S.I. Worked in Delhi at least from 1918.

    Publications:Six short reports of Nalanda excavations in ASIAR from 1922-23 to 1928-29; “Nalanda Excavations”, JBORS 9, ...

  • PAGE, Walter Sutton

    PAGE, Walter Sutton. Andover, Hampshire 1873 — 19.2.1938. Rev. British Missionary and Indologist. Son of Walter Page. B.A. and ...

  • PAGLIARO, Antonino

    PAGLIARO, Antonino. Mistretta, Messina 1.1.1898 — ibid. 6.12.1973. Italian Classical and Iranian Scholar, Exegete, and Philosopher of Language. Professor in Rome. Studies at ...

  • PAHALINA, Tat’jana Nikolaevna

    PAHALINA, Tat’jana Nikolaevna. Leningrad 8.10.1928 — Moscow 30.10.1995. Russian Iranian Scholar, specialist of Pamir Languages. Daughter of an official. Graduated 1951 from Leningrad ...

  • PAHOMOV, Evgenij Aleksandrovič

    PAHOMOV, Evgenij Aleksandrovič. Stavropol, Caucasia 13.(25.)2.1880 — 2.5.1965. Russian Iranian and Caucasian Scholar, specialist of Middle Iranian Epigraphy and Numismatics. Son of an ...

  • PALLAS, Peter Simon

    PALLAS, Peter Simon. Berlin 22.9.1741 — Berlin 8.9.1811. German Botanist, Ethnologist, Naturalist and Linguist in Russian Service. Son of Simon P., Professor of Surgery, and Susanne Lienhardi. Studies od medicine and ...

  • PALM, John David (Johann D. P.)

    PALM, John David (Johann D. P.). Colberg, Prussia 1775 — Colombo 10.9.1842 (when 66). Rev. German Missionary in Sri Lanka. Began as a weaver, educated in Berlin. Ordained 1802, when 26. Arrived ...

  • PALMBLAD, Vilhelm Fredrik

    PALMBLAD, Vilhelm Fredrik. Skönberga, Östergötland 16.12.1788 — Uppsala 2.9.1852. Swedish Historian interested in India. Professor in Uppsala. Son of a warden (kronofogd) Carl ...

  • PALMER, Edward Henry

    PALMER, Edward Henry. Cambridge 7.8.1840 — Sinai Peninsula 11.8.1882. British Oriental Scholar and Asian traveller. Son of William Henry P., a private schoolmaster, lost early his father. After school in Cambridge ...

  • PANDER, Eugen

    PANDER, Eugen. Livonia 2.1.1854 — 1894. Russian (German of Livonia) Economist in China, interested in Lamaism. In 1875-77 studies ...

  • PANGBORN, Cyrus Ransom

    PANGBORN, Cyrus Ransom. Mankato, Jewell County, Kansas 6.2.1916 — New Brunswick NJ 18.11.1989. U.S. Scholar of Comparative Religion. Professor in New ...

  • PANKRATOV, Boris Ivanovič

    PANKRATOV, Boris Ivanovič. Kostroma 29.2.(12.3.)1892 — Leningrad 29.8.1979. Russian Sinologist, Tibetan and Mongolian Scholar. Son of a farmer, graduated in 1916 from the ...

  • PAPESSO, Valentino

    PAPESSO, Valentino. Verona 29.8.1888 — 1944. Italian Indologist. Professor in Bologna. Studies at Bologna, graduated 1911. First Docent of Sanskrit at ...

  • PAPI, Carmelo Dionisio Lazzaro

    PAPI,  Carmelo Dionisio Lazaro. Pontito near Pescia 23.10.1763 — Lucca 25.12.1834.Italian Traveller. Son of Alberto Papi and Fiora Pierini. For a while studied in a seminary, then served briefly in Neapolitan army, ...

  • PAPINIU, Eugen

    PAPINIU, Eugen. 18?? — 19??. Romanian. In 1918 in London. One E.P. was Ambassador in 1941. Bănăţeanu (Vi-BhQ 27, 1961, 258) calls him “Indianist”.

    Publications: Translated directly from Sanskrit: Kālidāsa, Śakuntalā, dramă ...

  • PAPPACENA, Enrico

    PAPPACENA, Enrico. Naples 5.12.1882 — Bari 5.9.1980. Italian Indologist and Scholar of Religion. Professor in Bari. Son of Roberto P. and ...

  • PARDO DE TAVERA Y GORRICHO, Trinidad Hermengildo

    PARDO DE TAVERA Y GORRICHO, Trinidad Hermengildo José Maria Juan Francisco. 13.4.1857 — 26.3.1925. Spanish-Philippinese Physician, Antiquarian and Linguist. Son of Felix P. de T. (d. 1864), a lawyer and high official, and Juliana Gorricho, a ...

  • PARFIONOVIČ, Iosif Nikolaevič

    PARFIONOVIČ, Jurij Mihajlovič. Moscow 21.9.1921 — 18.9.1990. Russian Tibetan Scholar. Son of an official. In 1941-45 in the army. After war Sinological studies ...

  • PARGITER, Frederick Eden

    PARGITER, Frederick Eden. Jaffna, Sri Lanka 1852 — Charlbury, Oxfordshire 18.2.1927. British Civil Servant and Indologist in India (I.C.S. 1875-1906). Son ...

  • PARISOT, C.-C.-Valentin

    PARISOT, C.-C.-Valentin. Vendôme 16.8.1800 — Paris 8.10.1861. French Literate interested in India. Professor at Faculté de Lettres in Rennes, ...

  • PARKER, Henry

    PARKER, Henry. 18?? — 19??. British Engineer and Civil Servant in Ceylon. In 1873-1904 Irrigation Officer at Public Works Department, serving in different ...

  • PARSONS, Francis Cotton

    PARSONS, Francis Cotton. Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire 29.11.1867 — Lausanne, Vaud 23.12.1924. British Civil Servant in India. Son of a farmer from Cambridgeshire. William Baldock ...

  • PASPATIS, Alexandros

    PASPATIS, Alexandros Georgios (Aλέξανδρōς Γ. Πασπάτης). Chios 1812 — Athens 24.12.1891. Greek Scholar interested in Gipsies. Lost his father, Georgios P., at Chios ...

  • PASTOR RODRÍGUEZ, Julián

    PASTOR RODRÍGUEZ, Julián. 18?? — 1???. Spanish. Autodidact, taught Sanskrit at the University of Zaragoza in 1869-70, later worked as notar (still 1896).

    Publications: Wrote on Spanish history.

    Sources: Alvarez 54f.

  • PATERSON, John David

    PATERSON, John David. 1754? — Dacca 27.5.1809, when 55. Britishman, in service of E.I.C. in Bengal from 1776. Finally Judge and Magistrate of Dacca. Founder member of A.S.B. Compared Indian religion with ...

  • PAUL, A.

    PAUL, A., Nom-de-plume of —> Karl Eugen Neumann.

  • PAUL, Frieda.

    PAUL, Frieda. 18?? — 19??. Austrian Student of Indology. Ph.D. 1918 Vienna.

    Publications: Diss. Die Kausalbegriffe in der indischen Philosophie. Manuscript 1918.

    Sources: Diss. in Janert.

  • PAUL, Hermann

    PAUL, Hermann Otto Theodor. Salbke bei Magdeburg 7.8.1846 — Munich 29.12.1921. German General, IE, and Germanic Linguist, one of the leading Neogrammarians. Professor ...

  • PAUL, Otto

    PAUL, Otto. Berlin 4.5.1888 — Hungen 6.10.1944. German Germanist and Iranian Scholar. A Nazi. Started studies late (1915) at Berlin concentrating on German ...

  • PAULI, Carl Eugen

    PAULI, Carl Eugen. Barth, Vorpommern 14.10.1839 — Lugano, Switzerland 7.8. 1901. German IE Scholar and Etruscologist. Son of Carl P. and Henrica Roepke. ...

  • PAULINUS A SANCTO BARTHOLOMAEO

    PAULINUS A SANCTO BARTHOLOMAEO (Fra. Paolino da S. Bartolomeo, lay Ivan/Johann Filip Vezdin [or Vesdin, not Verdin or ...

  • PAULY, Else Margarete

    PAULY, Else Margarete (née Christiansen). Holbæk 23.2.1918 — 26.8.2000. Danish Indologist. Daughter of Axel William Christiansen (1888-1964), a bookholder, and Valborg ...

  • PAUTHIER, Jean-Pierre-Guillaume

    PAUTHIER, Jean-Pierre-Guillaume. Mamirolle (Doubs) 4.10.1801 — Passy (Paris) 11.3.1873. French Sinologist and Indologist. ...

  • PAVIE, Théodore Marie

    PAVIE, Théodore Marie. Angers (Maine-et-Oise) 16.8.1811 — 1.5.1896. French Indologist. Professor in Paris. Son of Louis Joseph P., a printer, and ...

  • PAVOLINI, Paolo Emilio

    PAVOLINI, Paolo Emilio. Leghorn 10.7.1864 — Quattordio 15.9.1942. Italian Indologist. Professor in Florence. Son of Giovanne P., a teacher, and Lidia ...

  • PAWSEY, Charles Ridley

    PAWSEY, Charles Ridley. Surbiton, Surrey 14.7.1894 — Badingham, Woodbridge, Suffolk 21.7.1972. Sir. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Charles James P., a paymaster of Royal Navy, and Ellen Edith Offord. After ...

  • PAX, Elpidius

    PAX, Elpidius (born Wolfgang Pax). Breslau 22.4.1912 — Lippstadt 14.4.1993. German Linguist and Catholic Theologian. Son of Ferdinand Albert Pax, a marine biologist, ...

  • PAYNE, Ernest Alexander

    PAYNE, Ernest Alexander. Upper Clapton, London 16.2.1902 — 14.1.1980. British Missionary and Baptist Leader. Intending to become missionary he studied at PEAL, Samuel Edward. 31.12.1834 — Moran, Sibsagar 29.7.1897. British Lay Ethnographer and Botanist. Originally an artist, in 1862 went to India and became a tea-planter in Sibsagar, Assam. As a planter ...

  • PEANUS (Peano, Peani), Clemens (Clemente) —> CLEMENS A IESUS
    PEANUS (Peano, Peani), Clemens (Clemente) —> CLEMENS A IESUS
  • PEARSE, George Godfrey

    PEARSE, George Godfrey. Madras 4.1.1827 — Shanklin, Isle of Wight 5.12.1905. British Colonial Officer in India, noted as a Numismatist. Son of Dr. George P., a physician from Edinburgh, and Anne ...

  • PEARSE, Thomas Deane

    PEARSE, Thomas Deane. 1741/42 — on the Ganges 15.6.1789. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Royal Navy Captain Thomas P. and his wife Martha, of Reading. After Military Academy in ...

  • PEARSON, James (Jim) Douglas

    PEARSON, James (Jim) Douglas. Cambridge ?.12.1911 — Cambridge 1.8.1997. British Librarian of Asia. Of humble origins, grew up in Cambridge and was employed ...

  • PEARSON, John

    PEARSON, John. Calcutta 1790 — 1831. British Missionary in India. Worked for London Missionary Society in Bengal

    Publications: A School Dictionary, English–Bengali. Calcutta 1829.

    Sources: A. K. Biswas, “Rammohun Roy, his ...

  • PEARSON, Joseph

    PEARSON, Joseph. Yorkshire 19.4.1881 — Tasmania 20.6.1971. British Zoologist and Marine Biologists also interested in History, in Sri Lanka and Australia. Son of ...

  • PEDERSEN, Holger

    PEDERSEN, Holger. Gjelballe near Lunderskov, Kolding prov. 7.4.1867 — Hellerup 25.10. 1953. Danish Linguist. Professor in Copenhagen. Born in a teacher family in ...

  • PEET, Joseph

    PEET, Joseph. Spitalfields, London 1.2.1801 — Mavelikara 11.8.1865. Rev. British Missionary in Kerala. Son of Benjamin Peet, a silk dyer, and Elizabeth Lafond. ...

  • PEILE, John.

    PEILE, John. Whitehaven, Cumberland 24.4.1838 — Cambridge 9.10.1910. British Linguist interested in Sanskrit. Son of geologist Williamson Peile, F.G.S., and Elizabeth ...

  • PEIPER, Carl Rudolph Samuel.

    PEIPER, Carl Rudolph Samuel. Striegau 20.1.1790 — 23.5.1879. German Priest interested in Sanskrit. Studied theology and Oriental Philology (Arabic). ...

  • PELLIOT, Paul.

    PELLIOT, Paul. Paris 28.5.1878 — Paris 26.10.1945. French Sinologist and Central Asian Scholar. Professor in Paris. Son of Charles Théodore P. ...

  • PELSAERT, Francisco

    PELSAERT, Francisco. 159? — Batavia ?.9.1630. Dutch Factor in India and Indonesia. From Antwerpen. In 1618 sailed to the East as Assistant, the lowest grade of the Dutch E.I.C.’s service. In ...

  • PENKA, Karl

    PENKA, Karl. Müglitz, Moravia (now Mohelnice, Czech) 26.10.1847 — Vienna 10.2.1912. Austrian Anthropologist, Linguist and Aryan Enthusiast. Studies of anthropology and comparative linguistics. In 1873-1906 schoolteacher (professor) at Maximiliansgymnasium in Vienna. ...

  • PENZER, Norman Mosley

    PENZER, Norman Mosley. Mawdesley, Chorley, Lancashire 30.9.1892 — Uckfield, Sussex 27.11.1960. British Folklorist and Scholar of Asia. Son of Rev. Seymour ...

  • PENZL, Herbert

    PENZL, Herbert. Neufelden 2.9.1910 — Oakland 1.9.1995. Austrian Linguist in the U.S.A., naturalised 1944. Professor in Berkeley. After gymnasium in Ottakring studied English ...

  • PEPPE, Thomas Frazer

    PEPPE, Thomas Frazer. Scotland 1826/33 (not 1839/44) — Ranchi, India 4.6.1907. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India, interested in Archaeology and Photography. Son ...

  • PEPPE, William Claxton

    PEPPE, William Claxton. Birdpur, Gorakhpur dt. 1.2.1852 — Welshpool, Montgomeryshire 1937. British Engineer in India, interested in Archaeology. Son of —> William P. ...

  • PEPPE, William George

    PEPPE, William George. Aberdeen 19.4.1822 — on Red Sea 19.7.1889. British (Scottish) Businessman in India, interested in Archaeology. Son of George Peppe (born ...

  • PERCIVAL, Peter

    PERCIVAL, Peter. Prestwich, Lancashire 24.7.1803 — Yercaud 11.7.1882. Rev. British Missionary and Indologist (Tamil Scholar) in Sri Lanka and India. Son of Peter and Jane P. In 1826 Wesleyan Methodist Mission ...

  • PERCIVAL, Robert

    PERCIVAL, Robert. 1765 — 1826. British Colonial Officer. Joined Irish Infantry in the U.K., as Captain in 1895-97 participated in the conquest of Dutch Capeland. In 1797 to Ceylon, where he ...

  • PEREIRA, António Pinto

    PEREIRA, António Pinto. 15?? — 1587. S.J. Portuguese Historian of India. From Mogadour, Bragança. Apparently secretary of an officer in Goa. His work dealing with the contemporary history of Portuguese in India was ...

  • PEREIRA, Jacinto

    PEREIRA, Jacinto (Hyacinth). Malaga 1598 — Bajaim 23.11.1657. S.J. Portuguese Priest in India. Director of Goan Seminar and parish priest of Benaulim.

  • PÉREZ-REMÓN, Joaquín

    PÉREZ-REMÓN, Joaquín.1922 — 1985. S.J. Spanish Buddhist Scholar. Jesuit missionary in India. Then taught Oriental philosophy at Universidad Jesuita de Deustro in Bilbao. In his 1980 book he tried to show anatta being ...

  • PERINI, Osvaldo

    PERINI, Osvaldo. Verona (?) 1826 — 1890. Italian Journalist, Author, Historian and Translator interested in Sanskrit Literature. In 1849 expelled as ...

  • PEROGLIO, Celestino

    PEROGLIO, Celestino. Palestro 1824 — Bologna 1909. Italian Historian, interested in Indian Literature. Taught history and geography at technical school in Vercelli (founded ...

  • PERREAUX, Paul-Florentin-Marie

    PERREAUX, Paul-Florentin-Marie. Paris 15.1.1807 — 1???. French Teacher in India. Son of Jean François P. and Marie Jeanne Pouillard. Professot of mathematics at Collège royal de Pondichéry (from before 1838), in ...

  • PERRIN, Marshall Livingston

    PERRIN, Marshall Livingston. Wellesley Hills (now Frantville), Mass. 31.7.1855 — 2.12.1935. U.S. Linguist. Professor in Boston. Son of Noah P. and Philenia Winship ...

  • PERRY, Edward Delavan

    PERRY, Edward Delavan. Troy NY 20.12.1854 — New York NY 28.3. 1938. U.S. Indologist and Classical Scholar. Professor in New York. ...

  • PERRY, Thomas Erskine

    PERRY, Thomas Erskine. Wimbledon 20.7.1806 — London 22.4.1882. Sir British Judge in India. Son of James P., a journalist, ...

  • PERSSON, Per.

    PERSSON, Per. Väst Vingåker, Södermanland 31.12.1857 — Uppsala 27.6.1929. Swedish Classical and IE Linguist. Professor in Uppsala. Son of farmer Per P. and ...

  • PERTOLD, Otakar

    PERTOLD, Otakar. Jaroměř 21.3.1884 — Prague 3.5.1965. Czechoslovakian Indologist and Anthropologist. Professor in Prague. Born in Northern Bohemia as son of ...

  • PERTSCH, Ludwig Karl Wilhelm

    PERTSCH, Ludwig Karl Wilhelm. Coburg 19.4.1832 — Gotha 17.8.1899. German Indologist and Oriental ...

  • PERUSCHI, Giovanni Battista

    PERUSCHI, Giovanni Battista. 1525 — 1598. S.J. Italian Missionary (?). Rector of Collegio di Como, from 1573 in Rome. Derived much of his account from Monserrate.

    Publications: Informatione del regno, e stato ...

  • PETER, Friedrich A.

    PETER, Friedrich A. 1904 — 1988. Son of Friedrich E. Peter (d. 1945), Herrnhutian Bishop in Ladakh. Himself became a priest, living in ...

  • PETER, His Royal Highness, Prince of Greece and Denmark

    PETER, His Royal Highness, Prince of Greece and Denmark. Paris 3.12.1908 — London 15.10.1980. Greek Anthropologist. Son of Georg, Admiral of Greece and ...

  • PETERSEN, Walter

    PETERSEN, Walter. 1881? — 3.10.1939 (when 58). U.S. IE and Classical Scholar. Professor in Gainesville and Chicago. Son of German immigrants, studies in ...

  • PETERSON, Mihail Nikolaevič

    PETERSON, Mihail Nikolaevič. Kerensk (now Vadinsk, Penzenskoj obl.) 22.9.(4.10.)1885 — Moscow 22.11.1962. Russian IE Linguist. Professor in Moscow. Son of Nikolaj Pavlovič P., ...

  • PETERSON, Peter

    PETERSON, Peter. Edinburgh 12.1.1847 — Bombay 28.10.1899. British (Scottish) Indologist in India. Professor in Bombay. Son of John Peterson and Grace ...

  • PETERSSON, John Kristian Herbert

    PETERSSON, John Kristian Herbert. Ålem near Kalmar 25.5.1881 — Lund 12.5.1927. Swedish IE ...

  • PETRIČ, Stanco

    PETRIČ, Stanco. 1??? — 1923. Yugoslavian (Slovenian) Student. Died as a second year student of comparative linguistics at Ljubljana, but had even earlier studied Sanskrit on his own.

    Publications: Translated into ...

  • PETROV, A. A.

    PETROV, Aleksandr Andreevič. 176? — St.Petersburg 1793. Russian translator, friend of —> Karamzin. Probably born in the beginning of the 1760s. From c. 1780 contributed articles to various Russian journals. Living in ...

  • PETROV, Pavel Jakovlevič

    PETROV, Pavel Jakovlevič. St.Petersburg 25.(7.)7.1814 — Moscow 7.(19.)9.1875. Russian Indologist and Arabic Scholar. Professor in Kazan and Moscow. Son of a ...

  • PETROVSKIJ, Nikolaj Fedorovič

    PETROVSKIJ, Nikolaj Fëdorovič. 30.11.(12.12.)1837 — Taškent 19.11.(2.12.)1908. Russian Diplomat and Central Asian Scholar. After an early military career he joined in 1861 Finance ...

  • PETRUNIČEVA, Zorja Nikolaevna

    PETRUNIČEVA, Zorja Nikolaevna. Moscow 26.7.1926 — 27.5.1995. Russian Indologist (Historian and Telugu Scholar). Daughter of an official. Graduated 1948 at Moscow, in history. ...

  • PETTAZZONI, Raffaele

    PETTAZZONI, Raffaele. San Giovanni, Persiceto, near Bologna 3.2.1883 — Rome 8.12.1959. Italian Scholar of Comparative Religion. Professor in Rome. Studies of archaeology, etc. ...

  • PÉTURSON, Sigurður Kristófer

    PÉTURSSON, Sigurður  Kristófer. Klettakoti á Snæfellsnesi 9.7.1882 — 19.8.1925. Icelandic Literate and Self-Taught Amateur Scholar. An Esperantist and a Theosophist. ...

  • PETZ, Gedeon

    PETZ, Gideon. Harka 24.11.1863 — Budapest 21.12.1943. Hungarian Linguist. Studies at Budapest, Freiburg i. Br., Leipzig and Berlin, 1881-87. Ph.D. Teacher at Lutheran gymnasium in Budapest. At Budapest University: PD 1887, ao. ...

  • PETZOLD, Bruno

    PETZOLD, Bruno. Breslau 1873 — 1949. German Journalist and Buddhist Priest in Japan. Studies at Leipzig and Berlin. Worked as newspaper correspondent in Paris and London in 1896/1902-07. In 1908 he ...

  • PEZZI, Domenico

    PEZZI, Domenico. Turin 20.4.1844 — 24.10.1905. Italian IE Scholar. Professor in Turin. Studies at Turin, among other things Sanskrit under Flechia. Ph.D. 1865. ...

  • PEZZONI, Antonino

    PEZZONI, Antonino. Lodi 19.11.1777 — Lugano 4.10.1844. O.F.M.Cap. Italian Missionary in India. Monsignore. Vicar Apostolic of Tibet-Hindustan in Agra and Titular Bishop of Esbus (Esbona, Hesbon) in 1826-42, then retired after ...

  • PFUNGST, Arthur

    PFUNGST, Arthur Joseph. Frankfurt a.M. 9.3.1864 — Frankfurt a.M. 3.10.1912. German Industrialist, Poet and ...

  • PHAYRE, Arthur Purves

    PHAYRE, Arthur Purves. Shrewsbury 7.5.1812 — Bray near Dublin 14.12.1885. Sir. British Colonial Officer ...

  • PHEAR, John Budd

    PHEAR, John Budd. Earl Stonham, Suffolk 9.2.1825 — 7.4.1905. Sir. British Lawyer in India. ...

  • PHILIPPI, Friedrich Wilhelm Martin

    PHILIPPI, Friedrich Wilhelm Martin. Dorpat (Tartu) 3.11.1843 — Rostock 6.3.1905. German (born in Estonia) ...

  • PHILIPPUS A SANCTISSIMA TRINITATE (Philippe de la Très Sainte-Trinité)

    PHILIPPUS A SANCTISSIMA TRINITATE (Philippe de la Très Sainte-Trinité, lay Julien Esprit). Malaucène near Avignon 1603 — Naples 28.2.1671. French Discalced Carmelite Theologian and Missionary. Joined the order in Lyon, 1621, ...

  • PHILIPSBORN, Alexander.

    PHILIPSBORN, Alexander. Berlin 21.11.1882 — London 22.3.1964. German (Jewish) Lawyer and Historian of Medicine. ...

  • PHILLIPS, Godfrey E.

    PHILLIPS, Godfrey Edward. 4.3.1878 — 29.11.1961/63. Rev. British Missionary in India. Studies at Oxford (Mansfield College), M.A. Worked for London Missionary Society in Bangalore, from 1910 teaching at United Theological College ...

  • PHILLIPS, James L.

    PHILLIPS, James Liddell. Balasore 1840 — Mussoorie 1895. U.S. Medical Missionary. Son of —> Jeremiah Ph. Born in India, educated in the U.S.A. Graduated 1860 from Bowdoin College, worked as pastor ...

  • PHILLIPS, Jeremiah

    PHILLIPS, Jeremiah. Plainfield NY 5.1.1812 — 9.12.1879. Rev. U.S. Baptist Missionary in India. Son of Parley Ph. and Hannah Crumb. Graduated from Hamilton Literary & Theological Institution (future Colgate University). In ...

  • PHILLIPS, Maurice

    PHILLIPS, Maurice. Llanboidy, Carmarthenshire 11.4.1839 — Southport 27.8.1910. Rev. British (Welsh) Missionary in India. ...

  • PHILLOTT, Douglas Craven

    PHILLOTT, Douglas Craven. London 28.6.1860 — 11.9.1930. British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel (1906). ...

  • PIČIKJAN, Igor’ Rubenovič

    PIČIKJAN, Igor’ Rubenovič. Tbilisi 3.7.1940 — Berlin 24.7.1997. Russian Archaeologist of Central Asia. Son of an army physician. After studies in Moscow worked in northern Black Sea area and ...

  • PICKFORD, John

    PICKFORD, John. 18?? — 1???. British Indologist. Studies at Oxford (Brasenose College) ...

  • PICTET, Adolphe

    PICTET, Adolphe. Lancy 9/11.9.1799 — Geneva 12/20.12.1875. Swiss Officer and IE Scholar. Teacher and ...

  • PIET, John Henry

    PIET, John Henry. Grand Rapids, Michigan 2.9.1914 — Holland, Michigan 16.10.1992. U.S. Missionary and ...

  • PIGGOTT, Stuart

    PIGGOTT, Stuart Ernest. Petersfield, Hampshire 28.5.1910 — 23.9.1996. British Archaeologist. Son of G. H. P. P., a ...

  • PIGOU, Robert

    PIGOU, Robert. Bengal 1816 — Afghanistan 24.2.1841, when 24. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Henry Minchin P., of Bengal Civil Service, and Elizabeth Bird. Lieutenant of Bengal Engineers. Killed ...

  • PIGULEVSKAJA, Nina Viktorovna

    PIGULEVSKAJA, Nina Viktorovna (née Stebnickaja). St.Petersburg 1.(13.)1.1894 — Leningrad 17.2.1970. Russian Historian of Byzantium ...

  • PIKE, John Gregory

    PIKE, John Deodatus Gregory. Edmonton, Middlesex 6.4.1784 — 4.9.1854. Rev. ...

  • PILLAI, Arunachala Sadasivam

    Arunachala Sadasivam PILLAI, a Sri Lankan Christian Tamil scholar.

  • PIMENTA, Nicolaus

    PIMENTA, Nicolaus. 1546 — Goa 1614. S.J. Portuguese Missionary in India. Joined Jesuits 1562. ...

  • PIMENTEL, Manuel Carvalho

    PIMENTEL, Manuel Carvalho. 16?? — 6.3.1751. S.J. About 30 years missionary in Kerala from 1722.

    Publications: Nothing found.

    Sources: Briefly in A. S. Hernández, Las misiones bajo el patronato portugués. 1. Madrid ...

  • PINCOTT, Frederic

    PINCOTT, Frederic. 1836 — Lucknow 1896. British Indologist. Apparently he was in ...

  • PINNA, Emilio

    PINNA, Emilio. 18?? — 19??. Italian Author interested in Sanskrit, in the 1910s. From ...

  • PIRES, Tomé

    PIRES, Tomé. 1468? — 1540? or little earlier. Portuguese Traveller. Came to India in 1511, as apothecary and not very young, obtained soon official position under Albuquerque and went to Malacca. ...

  • PISANI, Vittore

    PISANI, Vittore. Rome 23.2.1899 — Como 22.12.1990. Italian IE and Classical Scholar ...

  • PISCHEL, Richard

    PISCHEL, Richard. Breslau 18.1.1849 — Madras 26.12.1908. German Indologist. Professor in Kiel, ...

  • PITTMAN, Richard Saunders

    PITTMAN, Richard Saunders. Streator, Ill. 19.2.1915 — Waxhaw, Union NC 21.8.1998. U.S. Linguist. Son ...

  • PIZZAGALLI, Angelo Maria

    PIZZAGALLI, Angelo Maria. 1883 — 1941. Italian Indologist. Greatgrandson of —> Maggi. ...

  • PIZZI, Italo

    PIZZI, Italo. Parma 30.11.1849 — Turin 5/6.12.1920. Italian Indo-Iranian Scholar. Professor in ...

  • PLĀḲIS, Junis

    PLĀĶIS, Juris. Kabile 22.6.1869 — Usol’lag near Perm, Russia 1.8.1942. Latvian IE Scholar. Professor ...

  • PLATNER, Samuel Ball

    PLATNER, Samuel Ball. Unionville, Conn. 4.12.1863 — at sea 20.8.1921. U.S. Classical Scholar also ...

  • PLATTS, John Thompson

    PLATTS, John Thompson. Calcutta 1.8.1830 — London 21.9.1904. British Indologist (Hindī Scholar) ...

  • PLAYFAIR, John

    PLAYFAIR, John. Benvie, Forfarshire 10.3.1748 — Burntisland, Fife 20.7.1819. British (Scottish) Scientist and Mathematician. Son of Rev. James Pl. and Margaret Young, educated at home. Studies at St.Andrews and Edinburgh, began ...

  • PLUNKET, Emmeline Mary

    PLUNKET, Emmeline Mary. 1.10.1835 — 6.4.1924. British Historian of Astronomy. Daughter of John Span, ...

  • PLUNKETT, George Tindall

    PLUNKETT, George Tindall. Islington 8.8.1842 — 1922. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of V. W. Pl., educated at Woolwich Military Academy, entered army 1862. Colonel 1889, retired 1894. Director of ...

  • PLÜTSCHAU, Heinrich

    PLÜTSCHAU (Plütschow), Heinrich. Wesenberg bei Neustrelitz 1676 — Beidenfleth 4.1.1752 (Hantzsch 1847). German Pietist ...

  • POBOŻNIAK, Tadeusz

    POBOŻNIAK, Tadeusz. Cracow 1910 — 26.1.1991 (when 80). Polish Indologist and Gipsy ...

  • POELMEIJER, Ronald Herman

    POELMEIJER, Ronald Herman. Amsterdam 12.7.1946 — Amsterdam 30.6.1993. Dutch Tibetologist. Son of Hermanus P. and Lena Cornelia Hund. Studied Indology and Tibetan at Amsterdam, then Lecturer of Tibetan at Leiden. Never ...

  • POGOR, Vasile

    POGOR, Vasile. Iaşi 20.8.1833 — Iaşi 20.3.1906. Romanian Author, Philosopher and Politician interested in ...

  • POGSON, Wredenhall Robert

    POGSON, Wredenhall Robert. Sutton, Surrey 1.7.1787 — Benares 6.8.1843. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Bedingfield P. (d. 1799) and Elizabeth Pearce. Served in Bengal Army from 1805, finally Colonel. Married 1815 ...

  • POHRT, Hermann

    POHRT, Hermann. 18?? — 19??. German Traveller. Dr. Participated as Grünwedel’s Assistant in the ...

  • POITIERS, Thomas de

    POITIERS, Thomas de. 16?? — ?.4.1742. Father. French Capuchin Missionary in India. Arrived in India in the 1690s, in 1715 in Madras. Supérieur of Capuchin missions on Coromandel coast in Pondichérey from before ...

  • POKORNY, Julius

    POKORNY, Julius. Prague 12.6.1887 — Zürich 8.4.1970. Austrian (Bohemian) IE and Celtic Scholar in ...

  • POLEMAN, Horace Irvin

    POLEMAN, Horace Irvin. Philadelphia 5.9.1905 — Washington DC 8.11.1965. U.S. Indologist. Librarian ...

  • POLEY, Karl August Ludwig (Louis)

    POLEY, Karl August Ludwig (Louis)

  • POLIER, Antoine-Louis-Henri

    POLIER, Antoine-Louis-Henri. Lausanne ?.2.1741 — near Avignon 9.2.1795. Swiss Officer and Traveller in India. ...

  • POLO, Marco

    POLO, Marco. Venice 1254 (or 1250?) — Venice 1324. Famous Italian (Venetian) Traveller in ...

  • POLOMÉ, Edgar C.

    POLOMÉ, Edgar Ghislain Charles. Molenbeck-Saint-Jean near Brussels 31.7.1920 — Houston 11.3.2000. Belgian Linguist in the U.S.A. Professor in Austin, Texas. Son of a Walloon father (Marcel P.) and Flemish mother (Berthe). Studies at ...

  • PONS, Jean François

    PONS, Jean François. Rodez 6.12.1698 — Chandernagor 1752/53. S.J. French Missionary in India. Novice ...

  • POPE, George Uglow

    POPE, George Uglow.

  • POPE, John Van Someren

    POPE, John Van Someren. Plymouth 3.1.1850 — London 10.11.1936. British Teacher and Oriental Scholar. Son of —> G. U. Pope. Studies at Cambridge, M.A. Teacher in Calcutta: Professor at Presidency College (1877). ...

  • POPLEY, Herbert Arthur

    POPLEY, Herbert Arthur. Richmond, Surrey 1878 — Coonoor, India 9.5.1960. Rev. British Missionary and ...

  • POPOV, Aleksandr Vasil’evič

    POPOV, Aleksandr Vasil’evič. Druželjubovka village, Kupjansk dt., Harkiv govt. 16.11.1855 — 26.9.1880. ...

  • POPPE, Nicholas N.

    POPPE, Nicholas N. (Nikolaj Nikolaevič, Nikolaus). Chefoo (Chih-fu, now Yantai in Shandong), China 8.8.1897 — ...

  • POŘÍZKA, Vincenz

    POŘÍZKA, Vincenz. Drahany na Morave 9.11.1905 — Prague 22.8.1982. Czech Indologist (Scholar ...

  • PORRU, Giulia

    PORRU, Giulia. 1913 — 2000 (?). Italian Linguist. Studies at Florence, i.a. under Devoto. Ph.D. 1937 Florence, PD in glottologia 1943. From 1946 Professore indaricato di filologia Germanica at Florence, also ...

  • PORTMAN, Maurice Vidal

    PORTMAN, Maurice Vidal. London, Ontario 21.3.1860 — Axbridge, Somerset 14.2.1935. British (of Canada) Naval ...

  • PORTNJAGIN, Pavel Konstantinovič

    PORTNJAGIN, Pavel Konstantinovič. Vladivostok 1903 — Samarkand 1977. Russian Traveller. Interested early in Theosophy and eastern religions. In 1925-26 travelled in China and Mongolia, in 1926 joined in Urga the Roerich ...

  • PORZEZIŃSKI, Wiktor Jan

    PORZEZIŃSKI, Wiktor Jan (Russian Viktor Karlovič Poržezinskij). Moršansk (or Temnikovo), Russia 23.7.(4.8.)1870 — Warsaw ...

  • PORZIG, Walter

    PORZIG, Walter. Ronneburg/Thüringen 30.3.1895 — Mainz 14.10.1961. German IE Scholar. Professor in ...

  • POSCH, Udo

    POSCH, Udo. 1922 — 1965. Austrian Turcologist and Tibetologist in the U.S.A. Originally he ...

  • POŠKA, Antanas Jonas

    POŠKA, Antanas Jonas (until 1929 Paškevicius). Gripkeliai, dt. Panévezys 24.3.1903 — Vilnius 16.10.1992. Lithuanian ...

  • POSTANS, Marianne, see under —> Thomas POSTANS
    POSTANS, Marianne, see under —> Thomas POSTANS
  • POSTANS, Thomas

    POSTANS, Thomas. 1808 — Deesa, Gujarat 11.12.1846. British Colonial Officer interested in Ethnology and ...

  • POTEBNJA, Oleksandr Opanasovyč

    POTEBNJA, Oleksandr Opanasovyč (Russian Aleksandr Afanasevič). Gavrilovka (Havrylivka), dt. Poltava 10/22.9.1835 — Harkiv 29.11./11.12.1891. ...

  • POTT, August Friedrich

    POTT, August Friedrich. Nettelrede (now Nesselröden) near Hannover 14.11.1802 (or 14.9.) — ...

  • POTT, Pieter Hendrik

    POTT, Pieter Hendrik. Groningen 3.10.1918 — Driebergen 29.7.1989. Dutch Archaeologist, Indologist, Tibetologist ...

  • POTTINGER, Henry

    POTTINGER, Henry. Ballymacarrett, co. Down 3.10.1788 — Malta 18.3.1855. Sir (Bart). British Colonial Officer ...

  • POUCHA, Pavel

    POUCHA, Pavel. Vienna 29.12.1905 — Prague 15.1.1986. Czech Indo-Iranian, Mongolian and Tocharian ...

  • POULTNEY, James Wilson

    POULTNEY, James Wilson. Chattolanee MD 21.9.1907 — Baltimore 8.6.1993. U.S. IE Linguist and Classical ...

  • PRÁŠEK, Justin Václav

    PRÁŠEK, Justin Václav. Brandýs nad Labem 7.8.1853 — Klánovice 23.12.1923 (Kdo byl kdo, Wikipedia has Brandýs 24.12.1924). Czech Historian of Ancient Iran. Studied history and classics at Prague, Ph.D. 1882. Worked ...

  • PRATT, James B.

    PRATT, James Bissett. Elmira NY 22.6.1875 — Williamstown MA 15.1.1944.U.S. Philosopher and Scholar of Religion.  The only child of Daniel Ransom Pratt and Katharine Graham Murdoch. Graduated 1893 from Elmira Free ...

  • PRATT, John H.

    PRATT, John Henry. London 4.6.1809 — Ghazipur 28.12.1871. Rev. British Clergyman, Astronomer and Mathematician ...

  • PRELLWITZ, Walther

    PRELLWITZ, Walther. Tilsit (now Sovetsk in Russia) 4.2.1864 — 19??. German Greek and IE ...

  • PRENDERGAST, M. H.

    PRENDERGAST, M. H. 18?? — 1???. In 1880 he was Assistant Superintendent of Police in Yizigapatam of the Madras Province.

    Publications: “Short Vocabulary of the Savara Language”, JRAS N.S. 13, 1881, 425-428.

    PRENDERGAST, Thomas

    PRENDERGAST, Thomas. Madras 22.4.1806 — Cheltenham 14.11.1886. Sir. British Civil Servant and Linguist in ...

  • PRESLER, Henry Hughes

    PRESLER, Henry Hughes. Valley City, Barnes County, North Dakota 8.11.1908 — Fargo North Dakota ...

  • PRIAULX, Osmond de Beauvoir

    PRIAULX, Osmond de Beauvoir. Guernsey 1805 — London 15.1.1891. British Classical Scholar interested in ...

  • PRICE, David

    PRICE, David. Merthyr Cynog near Brecon 1762 — 16.12.1835. British Colonial Officer in India, ...

  • PRICE, John Frederick

    PRICE, John Frederick. Hobart, ...

  • PRICE, William (elder)

    PRICE, William. Worcester 1780 (or 1771 acc. to G.-V.) — ?.6.1830. British Colonial Officer and Oriental Scholar in India. In 1811-12 Assistant Secretary and Interpreter of Gore Ouseley’s ...

  • PRICE, William (younger)

    PRICE, William. 17?? — 18??. British Colonial Officer and Oriental Scholar in India. Lieutenant (1807), then Captain (1823) and Major (1831) in the 5th native regiment in Bengal. Taught Bengali, Marathi ...

  • PRINCE, John Dyneley

    PRINCE, John Dyneley. New York 17.4.1868 — New York 10.10.1945. U.S. Assyriologist, Slavist and ...

  • PRINGLE, Arthur Torrens

    PRINGLE, Arthur Torrens. 1852? — Madras ?.1.1904. British Civil Servant in India. “Assistant Secretary ...

  • PRINSEP, Henry Thoby

    PRINSEP, Henry Thoby. Thoby Priory, Essex 15.7.1792 — Freshwater, Ile of Wight 11.2.1878. British ...

  • PRINSEP, James

    PRINSEP, James. London 20/29.8.1799 — London 22.4.1840. British Civil Servant, Numismatist and ...

  • PRINTZ, Wilhelm

    PRINTZ, Wilhelm. Karlsruhe 9.8.1887 — Halle 23.2.1941. German Indologist. Librarian in Halle. ...

  • PROCHÁZKA, Václav

    PROCHÁZKA, Václav. 18?? — 19??. Czechoslovakian.

    Publications: Translated: Bhagavad-Gita čili vznešena piseň o nesmrtelnosti. Prague 1900.

    Sources: Google knows only the footballer V.Pr.

  • PROCHNOW, Johann Detloff

    PROCHNOW, Johann Detloff. Lassan, Pomerania 24.2.1814 — Berlin 17.10.1888. Rev. German Missionary in India. Son of Johann Christian Pr. and Johanna Detlof. Studies of theology in 1837-40 at Griefswald, was accused ...

  • PROCTER, Thomas

    PROCTER, Thomas. 1797 — Bath 16.6.1836. Rev. British Clergyman in India. Son of an officer. From 1818 studies at Oxford (Jesus College), B.A. 1821, M.A. 1824. Fellow of Queen’s College 1824-26. ...

  • PROENÇA, Antem de

    PROENÇA, Antem de (Antão, Antero Pr., A. de Provenza). 1624/25 — Ramnad 1666. Father. ...

  • PROOIJE-SALOMONS

    PROOIJE-SALOMONS —> SALOMONS.

  • PRYM, Eugen

    PRYM, Eugen. Düren 15.12.1843 — Bonn 6.5.1913. German Semitic Scholar. Professor in Bonn. Son of Richard Prym, a cloth manufacturer, and Ernestine Schoeller. Gymnasium in Düren. Studies of comparative linguistic and ...

  • PRYSE, William

    PRYSE, William. Llanwrtydd, Breconshire 1820 — Sylhet (?) 2.8.1869.Rev. British (Welsh) Missionary in India. Studies in 1842-46 at Trevecca Coogege. For a while pastor of Narbeth church, in 1848 ordained as ...

  • PRZIKRIL (PŘIKRYL), Karel

    PRZIKRIL (PŘIKRYL), Karel. Prague 7.12.1718 — Hradec (?) 1785. S.J. Czech Jesuit Scholar in ...

  • PRZYLUSKI, Jean

    PRZYLUSKI, Jean (Jan Przyłuski). Le Mans 17.8.1885 — Mareil-sur-Loir 27.10.1944. 

  • PUGLISI PICO, Mario

    PUGLISI PICO, Mario. Aci S.Antonio near Catania 31.12.1867 — Parma 11.12.1954. Italian Philosopher, Theologian and Ecumenical Methodist. Professor.

    Publications: Translated: Consigli ai cattivi poeti, poema Indostanica. Palermo 1891 (Mīr Taqī Mīr’s Ajgarnāma).

    – ...

  • PUINI, Carlo

    PUINI, Carlo. Leghorn 29.5.1839 — Florence 4.6.1924. Italian Sinologist and Buddhist Scholar. ...

  • PULLAN, Ayrton

    PULLAN, Ayrton. Staveley, Derbyshire 31.3.1834 — Clifton 30.4.1891. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Rev. Benjamin William P., educated at Cheltenham College. In 1756 joined Bengal Native Infantry. Participated in ...

  • PULLÈ, Francesco Lorenzo

    PULLÈ, Francesco Lorenzo Ubaldo Cesare Francesco, conte di San Florian. Modena 17.5.1850 ...

  • PUTJATA, Aleksej Dmitrievič.

    PUTJATA, Aleksej Dmitrievič. Smolensk gub. 13.1.1855 — Melbourne 16.12.1894. Russian Diplomat and former Student ...

  • PUXLEY, Edward Lavallin

    PUXLEY, Edward Lavallin. 1836 — Croydon 30.6.1909. Rev. British (Irish?) Missionary in India. Son of John Lavallin P. and Fanny White. Worked among Santals for Church Mission Society, said to have been ...

  • PYRARD DE LAVAL, François

    PYRARD DE LAVAL, François. Laval c. 1578 — Paris c. 1623. French Traveller in ...


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