KRESSLER, Oscar

KRESSLER, August Eduard Oscar. Konstanz 16.4.1876 — Hongkong 1970. German Japanologist, began as Indologist. Son of a postal officer, educated in Aachen, Colmar (Alsace) and Wernigerode. From 1896 studies of Oriental philology at Leipzig (Windisch, et al.), Genève and Strassburg (Leumann). Ph.D. 1904 Strassburg. Worked as teacher, but in 1908…

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