KOSSOVIČ, Kaetan Andreevič

KOSSOVIČ, Kaetan Andreevič. (Cajetan Kossovich). Polotsk (now Polack in Belarus) 2.(14.)5.1815 (or 1814, see Vigasin 2008, 94) — St.Petersburg 7.2.(26.1.)1883. (Bela-)Russian Indo-Iranian Scholar. Professor in St.Petersburg. Brother of —> Ignatij K. Son of a Belarusian priest, educated in Polock and at Vitebsk Gymnasium. In 1836-39 studied classical philology and philosophy (Plato) at…

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KOHLBRUGGE, Dina Johanna

KOHLBRUGGE, Dina Johanna (Hanna). Utrecht 25.7.1911 — Utrecht 13.12.1999. Dutch Indologist and Iranian scholar. Gymnasium in Utrecht. Studies of Indology at Utrecht under Gonda. Ph.D. 1938 Utrecht. During the war participated in the resistance movement, during free hours learned Persian and Arabic. After the war further studies in London and…

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KLÍMA, Otakar

KLÍMA, Otakar. Prague 15.11.1908 — Prague 29.11.1988. Czech Iranian Scholar. Research Director in Prague. After school in Prague, in 1927-32 studies of Slavic, Germanic and Oriental languages at Prague, i.al. under Hrozný, Lesný and Rypka, Ph.D. 1931. In 1931-53 taught German at secondary schools (Gymnasium). In 1953-73 Director of the…

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HOVELACQUE, Abel

HOVELACQUE, Alexandre Abel. Paris 14.11.1843 — Paris 22.2.1896. French Iranian Scholar, Linguist and Anthropologist. Born of a family active in textile industry in Lille. Studied first law and took comparative grammar as an additional subject under H. Chavée. In 1869-77 editor of the Revue de linguistique. He became interested in anthropology…

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HERTEL, Johannes

HERTEL, Johannes. Zwickau 13.3.1872 — Leipzig 27.10.1955. German Indologist. Professor in Leipzig. From 1891 Studies at Leipzig, of classics, German, English, French, and Indology (under Windisch). Ph.D. 1897 Leipzig. Taught modern languages as Oberlehrer at Realgymnasium in Zwickau and Döbeln. From 1919 Windisch’s successor as Professor of Indology at Leipzig.…

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JUSTI, Ferdinand

JUSTI, Ferdinand Wilhelm Jakob. Marburg 2.6.1837 — Marburg 17.2.1907. German Iranian and IE Scholar. Professor in Marburg. Son of a minister, Wilhelm J., and Friederike Ruppersberg, grandson of Karl Wilhelm J. (1767-1846), Professor of Philosophy and Theology at Marburg. In 1856-59 studies at Marburg (under Gildemeister), then 1859-60 at Göttingen…

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JACKSON, A. V. Williams

JACKSON, Abraham Valentine Williams. New York 9.2.1862 — New York 8.8.1937. U.S. Indo-Iranian scholar. Professor in New York. Son of David S. Jackson, a merchant, educated in New York. From 1879 studies at Columbia College, began with classics and Anglo-Saxon, but soon also took Sanskrit and Iranian (Perry and Hopkins).…

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HARTMAN, Sven Samuel

HARTMAN, Sven Samuel. Högbo, Gävleborgs län 22.6.1917 — 2.4.1988. Swedish Scholar of Comparative Religion. Professor in Åbo (Turku) and Lund. Son of Carl August H. and Anna Victoria Karlsson. Matriculation from Stockholm in 1937, studies at Uppsala (M.A. 1944, M.Th. 1947, Lic.phil. 1949, Lic.theol. 1953, Th.D. 1954). In Iranian student…

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HARLEZ, Charles-Joseph, chevalier de

HARLEZ DE DEULIN, Charles-Joseph, chevalier de. Huy/Liège 21.8.1832 — Louvain (Leuven) 14.7.1899. Belgian Oriental, especially Iranian scholar. Professor in Louvain. Son of Conrad-Lambert de H. and Marie-Antoinette de Reul de Bonneville, of local nobility of Liège. Concluded law studies at Liège in 1858. Also attended a seminary and became priest…

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DUNCKER, Max(imilian Wolfgang)

DUNCKER, Max(imilian) Wolfgang. Berlin 15.12.1811 — Ansbach 21.7.1886. German Historian and Politician. Son of Carl Friedrich Wilhelm D., a bookseller and publisher, and Fanny Auguste Wolff. After Friedrich-Wilhelm-Gymnasium studies at Berlin under Hegel et al., for a while also at Bonn. Ph.D. 1834 Berlin. After some difficulties PD 1839 and…

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