KIELHORN, Franz

KIELHORN, Lorenz Franz. Osnabrück 31.5.1840 — Göttingen 19.3.1908. German Indologist. Professor in Pune and Göttingen. Son of Johann Andreas Christian K., a stonemason, and Anna Marie Hildebrandt. After school in Bernburg (Anhalt) studies of Indology, etc. at Göttingen (Benfey), Breslau (Stenzler) and Berlin (Weber). Ph.D. 1861? Leipzig when 21. In…

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JACOBI, Hermann

JACOBI, Hermann Georg. Köln 11.2.1850 (or 1.2.?) — Bonn 19.10.1937. German Indologist. Professor in Bonn. Son of a steam mill owner, Friedrich Heinrich Otto J. (1803–1880) and Caroline Zeiz. Roman Catholic, educated in Köln. From 1868 studies of mathematics at Berlin, switched soon to Sanskrit and IE. Through Weber he…

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GINZEL, Friedrich Karl

GINZEL, Friedrich Karl. Reichenberg (Liberec in Czech) 23.2.1850 — Berlin 29.6.1926. Austrian (Bohemian) Astronomer in Berlin. Son of Friedrich G. and his wife Helene. From 1877 Assistant at Th. von Oppolzer’s observatory in Vienna, in 1886 moved to Berlin, worked there at Astronomische Rechen-Institut. Professor’s title 1899. Married, widower 1919.…

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