ABRAMJAN, Rafik (Ajrik) Ašotovič

ABRAMJAN, Rafik (Ajrik) Ašotovič. Kušči 12.11.1929 — 1998. Armenian Historian. Son of Ašot A., an Armenian scholar. Graduated 1952 at Erevan, taught there from 1958. Kand. ist. nauk 1963, dr. ist. nauk 1982. From 1954 naučnyj sotrudnik, 1970 staršij naučnyj sotrudnik,  Docent 1978, Professor 1985 in Erevan. Publications: Dr.diss. Arm.-ind. vzaimootnošenija…

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FAIRBANKS, Gordon H.

FAIRBANKS, Gordon Hubert. Calgary, Alberta 22.3.1913 — Honolulu, Hawaii 13.7.1985. Canadian Linguist in the U.S.A., NIA, IE, Russian and Armenian Scholar. Citizen of the U.S.A. Professor in Ithaca, Manoa and Urbana. Son of Hubert F. and Constance Maude Bullock. Educated at Mount Royal College in Calgary, studies at at University…

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MARKWART (Marquart), Josef

MARKWART, Josef (until 1922 Marquart). Reichenbach am Heuberg, Württemberg 9.12.1864 — Berlin 4/5.2.1930. German German Oriental Scholar. Professor in Berlin. Born in a Catholic peasant family, son of Anton M. (1834–1909) and Maria Magdalena Moser (1845–1909). Studies of Catholic theology at Tübingen, but soon Oriental languages (especially Arabic and Armenian),…

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GEHMAN, Henry S.

GEHMAN, Henry Snyder. Ephrata, Lancaster Co., Pa. 1.6.1888 — Princeton, NJ 13.5.1981. Rev. U.S. Classical scholar, Semitist and Sanskritist. Professor in Princeton. Son of Christian Eberly G. and Amanda Minerva Snyder, a family with Mennonite background. Educated at Franklin and Marshall College (1909 A.B., 1911 A.M.). In 1905-06 taught at…

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BUGGE, Sophus

BUGGE, Elseus Sophus. Larvik 5.1.1833 — Tønset 8.7.1907. Norwegian Linguist, mainly Scandinavian, but also IE, Anatolian and Etruscan Scholar. Professor in Christiania (Oslo). Son of Alexander B. (1790–1854), a merchant and former lieutenant, and Maren Kirstine Sartz (1799–1836). After school in Larvik he started 1848 studies of classical philology at…

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ABRAMJAN (Abramian), Ruben Tadesovič

ABRAMJAN (Abramian), Ruben Tadesovič. Gnišik, Turkish Armenia 9.(21.)2.1881 — 26.10.1951. Armenian Iranian and Armenian Scholar. Son of a civil servant. In 1911 graduated from Oriental Faculty in St. Petersburg. Dr. philol. nauk 1935. In 1935-46 he taught at Tehran University, in 1946-51 naučnyj sotr. at Linguistic Institute of Armenian Academy…

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