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  • RAABE, Christine Henriette

    RAABE, Christine Henriette. Utrecht 1878 — Utrecht 17.2.1959. Dutch Student of Indology. Daughter of Adam Hendrik Raabe and Christina Henriette Raabe (née Marth). ...

  • RABE, Carl

    RABE, Carl. Breslau 1814 — 18??. German Student of Indology. Son of a farmer, educated in Breslau. Ph.D. Breslau 1845 (under Stenzler). Could ...

  • RABIN, Chaim Menachem

    RABIN, Chaim Menachem. Giessen 22.11.1915 — Jerusalem 13.5.1996. Israeli (born in Germany) Linguist and Semitic Scholar. Son of Israel and Martle Rabin. In ...

  • RADCLIFFE-BROWN, Alfred Reginald

    RADCLIFFE-BROWN, Alfred Reginald (born A. R. Brown). Birmingham 17.1.1881 — London 24.10.1955. English Anthropologist. Son of Alfred Brown (d.1886), a manufacturer’s clerk, and ...

  • RAE, George Milne

    RAE, George Milne. Aberdeenshire 2.9.1840 — Edinburgh 24.3.1917. British (Scottish) Missionary in South India. Son of John Rae and Isobel Milne. Studies at Aberdeen. Taught at Madras Christian College and Madras University. Retired ...

  • RAFFLES, Thomas Stamford

    RAFFLES, Thomas Stamford (Sir Stamford). on sea near Jamaica 6.7.1781 — near London 5.7.1826. British Colonial Servant and Scholar. Born on board of ...

  • RAGOZIN, Zenaide Alekseevna

    RAGOZIN, Zenaide Alekseevna (born Zenaida Alekseevna Verderevskaja). Rjazan govt. 16.6.1838 (1835?) — Leningrad 18.5.1924. Russian Traveller and Authoress of Popular Histories in the ...

  • RAHDER, Johannes

    RAHDER, Johannes. Loeboeg Begalong (Lubuk Begalung), Sumatra 27.12.1898 — 3.3.1988. Dutch Japanologist and Buddhist Scholar in the U.S.A. Born in Indonesia ...

  • RAHMANN, Rudolph

    RAHMANN, Rudolph. Niederense, Westfalen 20.9.1902 — Troisdorf 23.9.1985. SVD. German Ethnologist. Catholic Priest. Studies in the Netherlands and at Missionshaus St.Gabriel in Mödling ...

  • RALSTON, William Ralston Shedden

    RALSTON, William Ralston Shedden (born W. R. Shedden). London 4.4.1828 — London 6.8.1889. British Author, Translator and Russian Philologist. Son of William Patrick Ralston Shedden, a wealthy merchant who had long been ...

  • RAMOS DE ANDRES, Justo

    RAMOS DE ANDRÉS, Justo. 1904 — 1965. Spanish Linguist. Taught Sanskrit in Madrid from 1934 and still in the late 1950s.

  • RAMPOLLA DEL TINDARO, Mariano

    RAMPOLLA DEL TINDARO, Mariano. 1893 — 1945. Monsignor. Italian Indologist. Born in a Sicilian noble family. Student of O. Nazari at ...

  • RAMSAY, E. Wardlaw

    RAMSAY, E. Wardlaw. 18?? — 19??. Miss. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. Worked many years among Korkus in Central India. E. Stock, History of the Church Missionary Society. Suppl. vol. L. 1916, ...

  • RAMSAY, Horatio Nelson

    RAMSAY, Horatio Nelson. London 13.12.1805 — Malligaum, New South Wales 20.5.1847. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Thomas R. and Jane Sills. Served in Bombay Native Infantry, later went to ...

  • RAMSAY, William

    RAMSAY, William. 15.6.1834 — 20.6.1867?. British (Scottish) Civil Servant in India. Son of Sir George R. and Emily Eugenia Lennon. In Bombay Civil Service. In 1866 in Baitul, Central India (Betul ...

  • RAMSTEDT, Gustaf John

    RAMSTEDT, Gustaf John. Tammisaari 22.10.1873 — Helsinki 25.11.1950. Finnish Altaic Scholar. Studies of classics, Sanskrit (under Donner and Reuter) ...

  • RANDLE, Herbert Niel

    RANDLE, Herbert Niel. Bombay 19.10.1880 — 8.7.1973. British Indologist. Civil servant (teacher) in ...

  • RANKE, Kurt

    RANKE, Kurt. Blankenburg, Harz 14.4.1908 — Stadensen bei Uelzen 6.6.1985. German Germanist and Folklore Scholar interested in IE Linguistics. Professor in Kiel and ...

  • RANKING, George S. A.

    RANKING, George Speirs Alexander. Hastings, Sussex 1.1.1852 — Caversham, Berkshire 14.6.1934. British Physician and Oriental Scholar in India. Son of Robert and Isabella R. Educated in Cambridge, studied medicine in London. In 1875-1905 ...

  • RAPSON, Edward James

    RAPSON, Edward James. Leicester 12.5.1861 — Cambridge 3.10.1937. British Indologist. Professor in Cambridge. ...

  • RASK, Rasmus Christian

    RASK, Rasmus Kristian (bapt. Rasmus Christian Rasch). Brændekilde near Odense 22.11.1787 — Copenhagen 14.11.1832. Danish Linguist and Traveller, also interested in ...

  • RASMUSSEN, Harald

    RASMUSSEN, Harald. Haderslev 28.8.1853 — Copenhagen 25.12.1904. Danish Schoolteacher and Oriental Scholar. Son of Harald Valdemar R., a minister and scholar of Danish, ...

  • RAU, Heimo

    RAU, Heimo. Breslau 30.12.1912 — Filderstadt 30.12.1993. German Art Historian and Indologist. Long time in India. Son of Stadtbaurat Ernst Rau ...

  • RAU, Wilhelm

    RAU, Wilhelm. Gera 15.2.1922 — Gera 29.12.1999. German Indologist. Professor in Marburg. Son of Rudolf Rau, a schoolteacher, and Johanna Seifarth, ...

  • RAVENSHAW, Edward Cockburn

    RAVENSHAW, Edward Cockburn. 1804 —?.4.1877. British Civil Servant in India. Son of John Goldsborough R. (1777–1854), the chairman of E.I.C., and Hannah Bond. In ...

  • RAVERTY, Henry George

    RAVERTY, Henry George. Falmouth, Cornwall 31.5.1825 — Grampound Road, Cornwall 20.10.1906. British Colonial ...

  • RAWLINSON, George

    RAWLINSON, George. Chadlington, Oxfordshire 23.11.1812 — Canterbury 6.10.1902. Rev. Canon. British Classical Scholar and Historian. Son of Abraham Tyson R. and Eliza Creswicke, ...

  • RAWLINSON, Henry Creswicke

    RAWLINSON, Henry Creswicke (Sir Henry). Chadlington Park, Oxfordshire 11.4.1810 — London 5.3.1895. Bart. British Pioneer of Near Eastern Archaeology. Son of ...

  • RAWLINSON, Hugh George

    RAWLINSON, Hugh George. Middlesbrough 12.5.1880 — Isle of Wight 8.6.1957. British Civil Servant and Historian in India. Son of Rev. George ...

  • RAWSON, Joseph Nadin

    RAWSON, Joseph Nadin. Hyson Green Radford, Nottinghamshire 8.5.1880 — Calcutta 19.4.1940. British Scholar of Religion. Son of Joseph R. ...

  • RAWSON, Philip Stanley

    RAWSON, Philip Stanley. Middlesborough 13.1.1924 — 6.11.1995. British Artist and Art Historian. Son of Stanley Walter Rawson, an industrialist, and Phyllis Adeline Bargate. ...

  • REA, Alexander

    REA, Alexander. Dundee 17.10.1858 — Bangalore 4.2.1921 (or 1924?). British (Scottish) Archaeologist and Photographer in India. Son of David Rea and ...

  • RECZEK, Józef

    RECZEK, Józef. 16.2.1936 — 13.2.1988. Polish Indo-European, Slavonic and Iranian Linguist. Studies at Cracow in 1953–59. Taught at Cracow University as Docent.

  • REES, John David

    REES, John David. London 16.12.1854 — London 2.6.1922. First Baronet (1919). British Civil Servant in India. Son of Lodwich William Rees and Ann ...

  • REEVE, William

    REEVE, William. 1794 — Bristol 1850. British Missionary in India. Born in Northern England. Ordained 1816, married and left for India. Worked for ...

  • REGAMEY, Constantin

    REGAMEY, Constantin (Konstanty). Kiev (now Kyiv in Ukraina) 15.(28.)1.1907 — Lausanne 27.12.1982. Polish/Swiss Indologist, Tibetan and Buddhist Scholar and Componist. Professor in ...

  • REGEL, Johann Albert

    REGEL,  Johann Albert (Russian Ioann-Al’bert Regel’). Zürich 12.12.1845 — Odessa 6.7.1908. Swiss Physician, Botanist and Exporer in Russia. Son of Eduard R. (1815-1892, 1873 Russian title of nobility), a garden architect and botanist, ...

  • REGNAUD, Paul

    REGNAUD, Paul. Mantoche (Haute-Saône) 19.4.1838 — Sanary-sur-Mer (Var) 18.11.1910. French Indologist. Professor in Lyon. Studies at Paris under Bergaigne and Hauvette-Besnault. ...

  • RÉGNIER, Adolphe

    RÉGNIER, Jacques-Auguste-Adolphe. Mainz 7.7.1804 — Fontainebleau 20.10. 1884. French Indologist. Born in a ...

  • REHATSEK, Edward

    REHATSEK, Edward (Ede). Illack (now Ilok in Croatia) 3.7.1819 — Bombay 11.12.1891. Hungarian Oriental Scholar in India. Son of the forest inspector of princess ...

  • REICHELT, Hans

    REICHELT, Hans. Baden bei Wien 20.4.1877 — Ibid. 11/12.5.1939. Austrian Indo-Iranian Scholar. Professor in Graz. Son of Leo R., the owner ...

  • REINAUD, Joseph-Toussaint

    REINAUD, Joseph-Toussaint. Lambesc (Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence) 4.12.1795 — Paris 14.5.1867. Abbé. French Oriental (Arabic and Persian) Scholar and Historian. Professor in Paris. ...

  • RELAND, Adriaan (Hadrianus Relandus)

    RELAND, Adriaan (Hadrianus Relandus, Reelant). De Rijp, North Holland 17.7.1676 — Utrecht 5.2.1718. Dutch Oriental Scholar. Professor in Utrecht. Son of Johannes R., ...

  • REMPIS, Christian Herrnhold

    REMPIS, Christian Herrnhold. 18.8.1901 — 4.6.1972. German Iranian and Persian Scholar. Professor in Tübingen. In 1921-32 worked as schoolteacher, then studies at Tübingen ...

  • REMUSAT

    REMUSAT —> ABEL-REMUSAT.

  • REMY, Arthur Frank Joseph

    REMY, Arthur Frank Joseph. Elberfeld 26.6.1871 — 24.10.1954. U.S. (of German Origin) Germanic Scholar interested in Indo-Iranian. Professor in ...

  • RENAUDOT, Eusèbe

    RENAUDOT, Eusèbe. Paris 20.7.1646 — Paris 1.9.1720. Abbé. French Theologian and Oriental Scholar. Born as the eldest of the 14 children of a ...

  • RENNEL, James

    RENNEL, James. Chudleigh, Devonshire 3.12.1742 — London 29.3.1830. British Colonial Officer and Geographer in India. Son of Captain John R. (of artillery), who died in ...

  • RENOU, Louis Marie Joseph

    RENOU, Louis Marie Joseph. Paris 28.10.1896 — Vernon (Eure) 18.8.1966. French Indologist. Professor in Paris. School and studies in Paris. The ...

  • RERIH

    RËRIH —> ROERICH.

  • REUTER, Julio Natanael

    REUTER, Julio Natanael. Turku 7.1.1863 — Helsinki 9.1.1934. Finnish Indologist. Professor in Helsinki. Son of the school director Edvin Titus Feodor ...

  • REVILLA Y MORENO, Manuel de la

    REVILLA Y MORENO, Manuel de la. Madrid 24(26?).10.1846 — El Escorial 13.9.1881. Spanish Literate, Poet, Literary Historian, Philosopher. Studies ...

  • RÉVILLE, Albert

    RÉVILLE, Albert. Dieppe 3/4.11.1826 — Paris 25.10.1906. French Theologian and Scholar of Religion, a Protestant Priest. Professor in Paris. Son of the Rev. ...

  • REYNOLDS, M. C.

    REYNOLDS, M. C. 1??? — 1???. Mrs. “An old resident”. We may perhaps conclude that she was married with an officer or civil servant and therefore probably a Britishwoman.

    Publications: Household Hindustani. A Manual for New-comers, ...

  • RHEEDE TOT DRAKENSTEIN, Hendrik Adrian van

    RHEEDE TOT DRAKENSTEIN, Hendrik Adrian vanUtrecht 13.4.1636 — on sea off Bombay 15.12.1691. Dutch Colonial Administrator and Botanist. Son of Ernst van Rheede and Elisabeth van Utenhove (d. 1637), a noble ...

  • RHENIUS, Karl Theophilus Ewald

    RHENIUS, Karl Theophilus Ewald (Charles Theophilus/Gottlieb E. Rh.). Graudenz, West Prussia 5.11.1790 — Tirunelvēli/Palayamkottai 5.6.1838. German Missionary and Tamil Scholar in South India. ...

  • RHODE, Johann Gottlieb

    RHODE, Johann Gottlieb.1762 — 23.8.1827. German Literate, Teacher and Dramaturge. Studies at Helmstedt, then worked as tutor in Marienthal, Braunschweig and Estonia. In 1789-97 living in Göttingen, then in Hamburg and soon in ...

  • RHYS DAVIDS, Caroline Augusta Foley

    RHYS DAVIDS, Caroline Augusta Foley. ...

  • RHYS DAVIDS, Thomas William

    RHYS DAVIDS, Thomas William. Colchester 12.5.1843 — Chipstead 27.12.1922. ...

  • RHYS, Ernest Percival

    RHYS, Ernest Percival. Islington, London 17.6.1859 — London 25.5.1946. British Publisher and Poet. Son of John Rees (as he wrote it) of Wales and Emma Percival. The family moved soon to Carmarthen ...

  • RIBBACH, Samuel Heinrich

    RIBBACH, Samuel Heinrich. Hebron, Labrador 10.2.1863 — 31.5.1943. German Missionary. In 1892-1913 in Moravian Mission in Ladakh and Lahul. Later worked in Museum für Völkerkunde in Hamburg.

    Publications: An den Grenzen Tibets ...

  • RIBEIRO, João

    RIBEIRO, João. Baptized Lisbon 17.5.1622 — ?.11.1693. Portuguese Officer in South Asia. Son of a cap-maker. Left for India as private soldier in ...

  • RIBEZZO, Francesco

    RIBEZZO, Francesco. Francavilla Fontana near Brindisi 8.5.1875 — Lecce 19.10.1952. Italian IE Scholar. Professor in Palermo. Educated in Lecce, studies at Naples (Kerbaker) ...

  • RICCAZ, Alexis

    RICCAZ, Alexis. Saint-Jean-d’Arves 26.1.1834 — Nagpur 8.9.1892. Monseigneur. French Catholic Missionary in India. Ordained in 1861 as priest of Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales d’Annecy and arrived in India next ...

  • RICE, Benjamin Holt

    RICE, Benjamin Holt. 28.5.1814 — Bangalore ?.2.1887. Rev. British Missionary in South India, a Kannada Scholar. Worked in the family business, but soon ...

  • RICE, Benjamin Lewis

    RICE, Benjamin Lewis. Bangalore 17.7.1837 — 10.7.1927. British Schoolteacher, Historian and Indologist in India. Born in South India, where his father, ...

  • RICE, Edward Peter

    RICE, Edward Peter. 1846? — 1936. British Missionary and Scholar of Kannaḍa, in India. The youngest son of —> Benjamin Holt ...

  • RICE, Henry

    RICE, Henry. 1846 — 19??. Rev. British Missionary in South India. Son of —> Benjamin Holt Rice. Studies and ordination in London. Worked ...

  • RICE, Stanley

    RICE, Stanley. 1869 — 1944. British Civil Servant in India, interested in Sanskrit. Served in Madras, retired before 1924 and became ...

  • RICHARDS, Frederick John

    RICHARDS, Frederick John. 26.6.1875 — 19??. British Civil Servant and Archaeologist in India. Son of John R. and his wife Sarah. M.A. Joined I.C.S. in 1898, served in Madras Presidency. Long time ...

  • RICHARDSON, David Thomas

    RICHARDSON, David Thomas. Langholm, Dumfriesshire 176? — on sea ?.11.1808. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer in India. Like several his brothers he went to India as cadet in 1779. Learned soon Persian and ...

  • RICHARDSON, Hugh Edward

    RICHARDSON, Hugh Edward. St.Andrews 22.12.1905 — St.Andrews 3.12.2000. British (Scottish) Tibetologist. Son of an army medical officer, Colonel Hugh R., and ...

  • RICHTER, Paul Oswald

    RICHTER, Paul Oswald. 1873 — 19??. German Student of Indo-Iranian. Ph.D. 1897 Leipzig. One POR died in WW I ...

  • RICKMERS, Mrs.

    RICKMERS, Mrs. —> DUFF, C. M.

  • RIDDING, C. Mary

    RIDDING, Caroline Mary. Meriden, Warwickshire 30.8.1862 — Cambridge 9.11.1941. Miss. British Indologist. Daughter ...

  • RIEKER, Hans-Ulrich

    RIEKER, Hans-Ulrich. 1.2.1920 — 26.10.1979. German Bauddha and Student of Yoga. An actor. Studies of Yoga under a Guru in India, where he ...

  • RIEU, Charles Pierre Henri

    RIEU, Charles Pierre Henri. Geneva 8.6.1820 — London 19.3.1902. Swiss Indologist and Oriental Scholar in the U.K. Professor of Arabic in ...

  • RIMKA, Albinas

    RIMKA, Albinas. Skerpieviai 16.2.1886 — Vilnius 27.2.1944. Lithuanian Politician, Economist, Statistician and  Tagore Scholar. Educated in Lankeliskiu, studied economics in Germany and Netherlands. ...

  • RINGBOM, Lars-Ivar

    RINGBOM, Lars-Ivar. Turku 23.7.1901 — Turku 21.5.1971. Finnish Art Historian interested in Iranian Mythology. Son of Lars Ivar R., a physician, and Elin Elisabeth Granit. Educated in Turku, also art studies ...

  • RISCH, Ernst

    RISCH, Ernst. Moscow 9.10.1911 — Kilchberg, Zürich 1.9.1988. Swiss IE and Mycenaean Linguist. Professor in Zürich. Born in Russia in a Swiss family, ...

  • RISLEY, Herbert Hope

    RISLEY, Herbert Hope. Akeley, Buckinghamshire 4.1.1851 — Wimbledon 30.9.1911. Sir. British Civil Servant and Anthropologist in India. Son of ...

  • RITTER, Pavlo Grigorovič (Pavel Grigor’evič Ritter)

    RITTER, Pavlo Grigorovič (Russian Pavel Grigor’evič Ritter). Čutove, Poltava obl. 5.4.1872 — 17.4.1939. Ukrainian Indologist, Literary Historian, Critic, etc. Professor in Harkiv. ...

  • RIVARA, Joaquim Heliodoro da Cunha

    RIVARA, Joaquim Heliodoro da Cunha. Arraiolos 23.6.1809 — Évora 20.2.1879. Portuguese Physician, Colonial Civil Servant and Oriental Scholar, Specialist of Konkani ...

  • RIVERO GODOY, Francisco María

    RIVERO GODOY, Francisco María (also R. y Godoy). 18?? — 1???. Spanish Diplomat and Sanskrit Scholar. Son of Nicolás María Rivero, a politician and diplomat. Grew up in Málaga, studied ...

  • RIVERS, W. H. R.

    RIVERS, William Halse Rivers. Luton near Chatham, Kent 12.3.1864 — Cambridge 4.6.1922. British Physician and ...

  • RIVETT-CARNAC, John Henry

    RIVETT-CARNAC, John Henry (Harry). London 16.9.1838 — Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland 11.5.1923. British Colonial Officer and Scholar of Indian Prehistory. ...

  • ROADARMEL, Gordon C.

    ROADARMEL, Gordon Charles. Kharagpur, West Bengal 1932 — Berkeley 15.6.1972. U.S. Indologist (Hindi Scholar). Son of missionary parents, grew up in India, educated ...

  • ROBERTS, Emma

    ROBERTS, Emma. Methley near Leeds 1793? — Poona 16.9.1840. British Journalist and Poet in India. Daughter of an officer (Captain), who died before her birth, grew up with her mother in ...

  • ROBERTS, Ernest Stewart

    ROBERTS, Ernest Stewart. Swineshead, Lincolnshire 1847 — Cambridge 16.6.1912. Rev. British Linguist. Lecturer in Cambridge. Son of Dr. Stewart Blacker R. and Selina Milson. Educated at Boston ...

  • ROBERTS, Hugh

    ROBERTS, Hugh. Pontyraran, Dolgellau, Merionethshire 23.6.1841 — Ruabon near Wrexham 1916. Rev. British (Welsh) Missionary in India. Ordained priest 1865, a Calvinistic Methodist. Arrived in India with his wife in 1866, ...

  • ROBERTS, R. E.

    ROBERTS, R. E. 17?? — 18??. British Colonial Officer in India. As Major in 1777 visited Burma, in the mid-1780s called Persian interpreter. In 1798 Lieutenant-Colonel, 180? Colonel. Member of Asiatic ...

  • ROBERTS, Sydney Gordon

    ROBERTS, Sydney Gordon. 18?? — 19??. British Civil Servant in South India. In 1899 already there, 1915-18 District Judge ...

  • ROBERTS, T. Theo

    ROBERTS, T. Theo. 17?? — 18??. British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant. His Glossary was intended to help newcomers, consisting mainly of Indian words and names adopted in English usage in ...

  • ROBERTSON, Elphinstone Pourtales

    ROBERTSON, Elphinstone Pourtales.1831 — Middlesex 30.1.1912. British Civil Servant in India. Educated at Haileybury. Arrived at Bombay in 1851, worked in Surat, Ahmedabad, Colaba, etc. in Gujarat, from 1869 in Dharwar. ...

  • ROBERTSON, George Scott

    ROBERTSON, George Scott. London 22.10.1852 — 2.1.1916. Sir. British (Scottish) Physician in India. Surgeon Major. Served and travelled in the North-West. “Son of ...

  • ROBERTSON, William

    ROBERTSON, William. Borthwick, Midlothian 19.9.1721 — Edinburgh 11.6.1793. British (Scottish) Historian. Son of Rev. William R. and Eleanor Pitcairn, educated in Borthwick and ...

  • ROBINSON, Richard H.

    ROBINSON, Richard H. Carstairs, Alberta 21.6.1926 — Madison 6.8.1970. Canadian Buddhist Scholar in the U.S.A. Professor in Madison. School in Carstairs, ...

  • ROBINSON, William

    ROBINSON, William. Bencoolen (?) 4.9.1819? — Assam 27.8.1863. British Baptist Missionary in India. Son of Rev. William R. (Olney, Buckinghamshire 18.1.1784 — Dacca 2.9.1853), a shoemaker turned into missionary and working ...

  • ROBINSON, William Henry

    ROBINSON, William Henry.1829? — Edmonton 1910 (when 81) – says JRAS, but the editor’s preface in his book has Westminster 1824 — 1906. Britishman, interested in Indology. Of modest background, grew ...

  • ROBSON, John

    ROBSON, John. Lasswade 1836 — Aberdeen ?.8.1908, when 72. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. Son of Dr. John R. M.A. D.D. United Presbyterian Missionary in Ajmer in 1861-72, retired because of health ...

  • ROCA LÓPEZ, Pedro.

    ROCA Y LÓPEZ, Pedro.Tarancón (Cuenca) 9.10.1856 — Madrid 21.1.1903. Spanish Scholar. Dr. In Sanskrit student of Gelabert y Gordiola, as librarian of Barcelona University gave first Sanskrit teaching there. Later ...

  • ROCCA, Vittorio

    ROCCA, Vittorio. Livorno 1.10.1862 — 19??. Italian Indologist. Docent in Rome. Studies at Pisa. From 1905 libera docenza in sanscrito at ...

  • ROCK, Joseph Francis

    ROCK, Joseph Francis Charles (Josef Franz Karl). Vienna 13.1.1884 — Honolulu 5.12.1962. Austrian-born U.S. Botanist, Geographer and Central Asian Scholar. Son of the ...

  • ROCKHILL, William Woodville

    ROCKHILL, William Woodville. Philadelphia, Pa. 1.4.1854 — Honolulu 8.12.1914. U.S. Diplomat, Traveller, Sinologist, ...

  • RODET, Léon

    RODET, Léon. 1832? — 1895. French Oriental Scholar and Historian of Mathematics. Several internet sources (e.g. wikidata) give the impossible 1850 ...

  • RODGERS, Charles James

    RODGERS, Charles James. Wilne Mills, Derbyshire 1838 — Lahore 20.11.1898. British Teacher and Oriental Scholar in India. “Educated at Shardlow and Milford in ...

  • RODRÍGUEZ PINILLA, Tomás

    RODRÍGUEZ (Y) PINILLA, Tomás. 1814/15 — 1886. Spanish Historian. Professor at Salamanca.

    Publications:

  • ROE, Charles

    ROE, Charles Arthur. Blandford Forum, Dorset 4.9.1841 — Oxford 28.1.1927. Sir. British Civil Servant in India. Son of John Bannister Roe and Mary ...

  • ROE, Thomas

    ROE, Thomas. Low Leyton near Wanstead in Essex 1580/81 — Bath 6.11.1644. Sir. British Diplomat in India. Son of Sir Robert Rowe and ...

  • ROEBUCK, Thomas

    ROEBUCK, Thomas. Linlithgowshire ?.12.1784 — Calcutta 8.12.1819. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer and Linguist in India. Son of an iron-works manufacturer, educated at Alloa and Edinburgh. Came to India in 1801 and served ...

  • ROENAU, Ernst

    ROENAU, Ernst —> Ernst ROSENBAUM

  • RÖER, Johann Heinrich Eduard

    RÖER, Johann (Hans) Heinrich Eduard. Braunschweig 26.10.1805 — Braunschweig 17.3.1866. German Indologist in ...

  • ROERICH (Rerih), Nikolai Konstantinovič

    ROERICH, Nicholas (Nikolaj Konstantinovič Rërih). St.Petersburg 9.10.1874 — Naggar, Himachal Pradesh 1.3.1948. Russian Painter, lay Archaeologist, Theosophist and Central Asian Traveller. Father of ...

  • ROERICH, Georg N. (Jurij Nikolaevič Rerih)

    ROERICH, Georg N. (Jurij Nikolaevič Rërih, George Nicolas de Roerich). Okulovka, Valdajskij raion, obl. Novgorod 3.(16.)8.1902 — Moscow 21.5.1960. Russian Tibetologist, ...

  • ROGER, Abraham

    ROGER, Abraham (A. Rogerius). Haarlem (?) 1609 — Gouda 1649. Dutch Reformed Priest in India and Indonesia. Studies at Leiden, in ...

  • ROGERS, Alexander

    ROGERS, Alexander. 1825/26 — 27.11.1910. British Civil Servant and Persian Scholar in India. Educated at Haileybury, in 1845 joined Bombay Civil Service, served in Northern Division. Collector and Magistrate 1860, Commissioner ...

  • ROGERS, E. H.

    ROGERS, E. H. 18?? — 1899?. Head Master of the Lawrence Military Asylum in Sanawar, Himalayas (1858), then Sub-Inspector of Army Schools (1879), retired.

    Publications: How to speak Hindustani, being an ...

  • ROGERS, George Gordon

    ROGERS, George Gordon. Dharamsala ?.4.1893 — Maidenhead ?.5.1966. British Officer in India. Son of G. W. Rogers, Colonel of Gurkha Rifles. Educated at ...

  • ROGERS, Henry Thomas

    ROGERS, Henry Thomas. ?.1.1830 — St.Leonards-on-sea ?.11.1898. British Officer in Burma. In 1848-49 at Addiscombe, then joined Madras Engineers. ...

  • ROLLAND, Pierre

    ROLLAND, Pierre. Santec (Finistère) 2.5.1940 — 28.5.1974. French Indologist. Studies of Indology and comparative linguistics at Paris, Aix-en-Provence, Göttingen (as Alexander ...

  • ROLLAND, Romain

    ROLLAND, Romain. Clamecy, Nièvre 29.1.1866 — Vézelay 30.12.1944. French author interested in Indian Thought, Personal Friend of Gandhi and Tagore. Also a firm ...

  • ROMER, John

    ROMER, John. Ancroft, co. Durham 1780 — 18??. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Robert R. and Frances Marshall. In 1816/23 he ...

  • RONA, Jose Pedro

    RONA, Jose Pedro. Lucanec 20.3.1923 — 16.7.1974. Uruguayan IE Scholar. Son of Alejandro Rona and Lea Vajda. Studies at University of Montevideo. Ph.D. 1965 University of Porto Alegre, Brazil, in linguistics. ...

  • RÖNNOW, Kasten Anders

    RÖNNOW, Kasten Anders. Stockholm 24.1.1897 — Uppsala 2.5.1943. Swedish Indologist and Historian of Religions. Son of director August R. and Hilda ...

  • ROOKE, George Harry

    ROOKE, George Harry. 18?? — 19??. British Officer and Theosophist. In 1909 in Adyar. In 1939 Major G.H.R. is ...

  • ROOS-KEPPEL, George

    ROOS-KEPPEL, George Olaf (also referred to as Ross-Keppel). London 7.9.1866 — London 11.12.1921. Sir. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel. Son of ...

  • ROSE, Horace Arthur

    ROSE, Horace Arthur. East Grinstead 25.11.1867 — Saint Brélade, Jersey 18.9.1933. British Civil Servant in India. Son of a merchant. Educated at St.Paul’s ...

  • ROSEN, Friedrich

    ROSEN, Friedrich Felix Balduin. Leipzig 30.8.1856 — Peking 27.11.1935. German Diplomat and Oriental (Persian and Urdu) Scholar. Son of the diplomat Georg R. (1820–1891), from Lippe, and ...

  • ROSEN, Friedrich August

    ROSEN, Friedrich August. Hannover 2.9.1805 — London 12.9.1837. German Indologist and Oriental Scholar in the U.K. Professor in London. Son of ...

  • ROSEN, Valentina —> V. STACHE-ROSEN
    ROSEN, Valentina —> V. STACHE-ROSEN
  • ROSENBAUM, Ernst

    ROSENBAUM, Ernst (nom-de-plume Dr. Ernst Roenau). 1888 — 1938?. Austrian Translator. Dr.iuris. Worked in graphic industry and translated narrative literature as E. Roenau ...

  • ROSENBERG, F

    ROSENBERG, F. —> ROZENBERG, F. A.

  • ROSENBERG, O.

    ROSENBERG, O. —> ROZENBERG, O. O.

  • ROSENMÜLLER, Ernst Friedrich Karl

    ROSENMÜLLER, Ernst Friedrich Karl. Heßberg bei Hildburghausen 10.12.1768 — Leipzig 17.9.1835. German Arabist and Protestant Theologian. Son of Johann Georg R., a minister and rationalist theologian. Studies at Leipzig.  PD 1792, in 1796-1813 ...

  • ROSS, Edward Denison

    ROSS, Edward Denison. London 6.6.1871 — Istanbul 23.9.1940. Sir. British Oriental (Persian) Scholar in India. Professor in London. Son of Rev. Alexander J. ...

  • ROST, Reinhold

    ROST, Ernst Reinhold. Eisenberg, Sachsen-Altenburg 2.2.1822 — Canterbury 7.2.1896 (thus both Wikip., Weise & Wollaston; Stache-W. 2007 d. London 15.2.1896). German Indologist and ...

  • ROTH, Heinrich

    ROTH, Heinrich (Henricus Rodius). Dillingen 18.12.1610 — Agra 20.6.1668. S.J. German Missionary and Precursor of Indology. Son of Konrad Roth, a lawyer, ...

  • ROTH, Walter Rudolf (von)

    ROTH, Walter Rudolf (von). Stuttgart 3.4.1821 — Tübingen 23/24.6.1895. German Indologist. Professor in ...

  • ROTHKIRCH-PANTHEN, Hugo von

    ROTHKIRCH-PANTHEN, Hugo Bernhard Sigismund von. Breslau 22.4.1812 — Breslau 16.3.1868. German Astronomer, also interested in Linguistics. Of Silesian nobility. After Ritterakademie Liegnitz and Elisabet-Gymnasium in Breslau studies at Breslau. Began with law, but ...

  • ROTTLER, Johann Peter

    ROTTLER, Johann Peter. Strassburg (Strasbourg) ?.6.1749 — Madras 24/27.1.1836. German Missionary and Tamil Scholar in India. Educated at gymnasium and university in Strasbourg, ...

  • ROUSE, George Henry

    ROUSE, George Henry. Melton, Suffolk 1838 — Worthing, Sussex 2.4.1909. Rev. British Baptist Missionary in India. Son of Rolla Rouse and Elizabeth Jane Meadow. Became Baptist when 16. After Stepney College ...

  • ROUSE, William Henry Denham

    ROUSE, William Henry Denham. Calcutta ...

  • ROUSSEAU, Samuel

    ROUSSEAU, Samuel Kent. London, bapt. 20.9.1763 — London 4.12.1820. British Printer and Oriental Scholar. Distant relative of J. J. Rousseau, of the English Huguenot branch of the family, descending from JJR’s great uncle, ...

  • ROUSSEL, Alfred

    ROUSSEL, Alfred. Méloit des Ondes, Brétagne 17.1.1849 — 6.8.1921. French Indologist in Swizerland. Professor in Fribourg. Studies of Indology in Paris ...

  • ROVIRALTA BORREL, José

    ROVIRALTA BORREL, José. 1856 — 1926. Spanish Physician and Theosophist. In 1889 he was one of the founders of Sociedade Teosófica da Espanha.

  • ROWLAND, Benjamin Jr.

    ROWLAND, Benjamin, Jr. Overbrook near Philadelphia 2.12.1904 — Cambridge Mass. 3.10.1972. U.S. Art Historian. Professor in Cambridge, Mass. Educated at St.Paul’s School in ...

  • ROWLANDS, Jane Helen

    ROWLANDS, Jane Helen (Helen o Fôn). Menai Bridge, Anglesey 3.4.1891 — Karimganj 12.2.1955. British (Welsh) Missionary in Assam. Daughter of Captain Jabez and ...

  • ROXBURGH, William

    ROXBURGH, William. Underwood near Craigie, Ayrshire 3. or 29.6.1751 — Edinburgh 18.2.1815. British (Scottish) Physician and Scientist in India, Pioneer of Indian Botany. ...

  • ROYLE, John Forbes

    ROYLE, John Forbes. Cawnpur (Kanpur) 10.5.1799 — Acton near London 2.1.1858. British (Scottish) Physician, Botanist and Scientist in India. Son of Capt. William ...

  • ROZENBERG, Fridrik Aleksandrovič

    ROZENBERG, Fridrih (Fëdor) Aleksandrovič (Friedrich Rosenberg). Fellin, Livonia (near Viljandi in Estonia) 1.(13.)3.1867 — Leningrad 5.6.1934. Russian (German of Livonia) Iranian Scholar. Graduated ...

  • ROZENBERG, Otton Ottonovič

    ROZENBERG, Otton Ottonovič (Otto Karl Julius Rosenberg). Friedrichstadt, Kurland (Jaunjelgava, Latvia) 7.7.1888 — Tallinn 26.11.1919. Russian Buddhologist. Son of city archivist ...

  • ROZWADOWSKI, Jan Michał

    ROZWADOWSKI, Jan Michał. Czarna near Tarnów 7.12.1867 — Warsaw 14.3.1935. Polish IE and Slavic Linguist and Gipsy Scholar. Professor in Cracow. ...

  • RUBEN, Walter

    RUBEN, Walter. Hamburg 26.12.1899 — Berlin 7.11.1982. German (East) Indologist. Professor in Berlin. Son of Albert R., a merchant, and Emmi ...

  • RUBINO, Giovanni Antonio

    RUBINO, Giovanni AntonioStrambino (Turin) 1.3.1578 — Mount Unzen (Nagasaki), Japan 16.3.1643. S.J. Italian Missionary in India. Novice 1596, studies in Milano. Sailed from Lisbon in 1602. Ordained priest 1605 ...

  • RÜCKERT, Friedrich

    RÜCKERT, Friedrich. Schweinfurt 16.5.1788 — Neusess bei Coburg, Franken 31.1.1866. German Poet, Translator, Oriental Scholar and Indologist. Professor in Erlangen and ...

  • RUDENKO, S. I.

    RUDENKO, S. I. 1885 — 1969. Russian Art Historian and Archaeologist. A specialist of Scythian antiquity.

    Publications:

  • RUDICH, Berta

    RUDICH, Berta. 18?? — 19??. Art Historian. Ph.D. 1920 Vienna (under Strzygowski). geni.com has an unlikely Ukrainian candidate (who was born in the then Austrian territory): Berta Rudich (Branie Rudih, née ...

  • RÜDIGER, Johann Christian Christoph

    RÜDIGER, Johann Christian Christoph. Burg near Magdeburg 9.5.1751 — 21.10.1822. German Cameralist. From 1768 studies at Halle. PD 1777 and from 1791 ao. ...

  • RUDIN, Semën Gesselevič.

    RUDIN, Semën Gesselevič. Leningrad 21.7.1929 — 22.8.1973. Russian Indologist (Tamil Scholar). Son of an official. In 1947-52 studied Indology in Leningrad. ...

  • RUDNICKI, Mikołaj

    RUDNICKI, Mikołaj. Sokołow Podlaski 6.12.1881 — Puszczykowo 28.6.1978. Polish Linguist. Studies at Cracow. PD 1911 Cracow. From 1919 Professor of IE Linguistics at ...

  • RUELL, Johannes

    RUELL (de Ruël), Joannes. Leiden 1659/60 or 1663/64 — Colombo ?.5.1701. Dutch Priest in Ceylon, worked there as predikant in Colombo from 1692 ...

  • RUNDALL, Frank Montagu

    RUNDALL, Frank Montagu. Madras 18.5.1851 — 25.4.1930. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of General Francis Hornblow R. (1823–1908), irrigation engineer in India, ...

  • RUNKLE, Catharine Bird

    RUNKLE, Catharine Bird. 7.2.1863 — 24.12.1943. U.S. Student of Sanskrit. Daughter of John Daniel Runkle and Catharine Robbins. Studied from 1886 at Harvard Annex for women (now Radcliffe College), learned Sanskrit under Lanman. In ...

  • RUPP, Joseph

    RUPP, Joseph. Hamberg near Priem 14.3.1822 — Freising 24.9.1894. German Roman Catholic Priest and Schoolteacher interested in Indology. Studies of theology at Freising ...

  • RUSSELL, Robert Vane

    RUSSELL, Robert Vane. 8.8.1873 — off the coast of Crete 30.12.1915. British Ethnologist in India. Son of Charles Robert Tilden R., a navy officer, educated at Winchester College, the studies at ...

  • RUTGERS, Antonie

    RUTGERS, Antonie. Groningen 8.3.1805 — the Hague 18.10.1884. Dutch Oriental Scholar and Reformed Theologian interested in Sanskrit. Professor in Leiden. Son of Rev. ...

  • RYDER, Arthur William

    RYDER, Arthur William. Oberlin, Ohio 8.3.1877 — Berkeley 21.3.1938. U.S. Indologist. Professor in Berkeley. Son of William Henry R. and Mary ...

  • RYDH, Hanna

    RYDH, Hanna Albertina. Stockholm 12.2.1891 — Solna 29.6.1964. Swedish Archaeologist. Daughter of director Johan Albert Ryd and Matilda Josefina Westlund, teacher at elementary school. School and studies in Stockholm, graduated 1915 in ...

  • RYLANDS, Cyril Alexander

    RYLANDS, Cyril Alexander. 18?? — 197?. British Indologist. In the early 1920s studied at Cambridge (M.A.). In the 1930s/1950s Lecturer in ...

  • RYSIEWICZ, Zygmunt

    RYSIEWICZ, Zygmunt. Krosno 5.1.1911 — Warsaw 14.4.1954. Polish Indologist and Linguist. From 1929 studies of Polish, Slavics and philosophy at Jan ...

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