SCHOTERMAN, Jan Anthony

SCHOTERMAN, Jan Anthony. Amersfoort 27.3.1948 — Amersfoort 29.6.1989. Dutch Indologist. Educated in Amersfoort. In 1968-73 studies of Indo-Iranian and Dravidian at Utrecht, travelled in South and South-East Asia. Ph.D. 1982 Utrecht. Taught Indology at Utrecht, for a while also at Department of History and Phenomenology of Religions at University of…

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SCHWARTZ, Christian Friedrich

SCHWARTZ (Swartz), Christian Friedrich. Sonnenburg/Prussia (now Slońsk in Poland) 22.10.1726 — Tanjore (Tañcāvūr) 13.2.1798. German Missionary in India. Son of Georg S., a baker master. Educated in Sonnenburg and Küstrin, then studies at Halle University. In Halle assisted Schultz in editing the Tamil Bible. Ordained 1749 in Copenhagen and went…

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STOROST, Wilhelmas (Vilius Storasta; pseudonym Vydünas, Vîdûnas)

STOROST, Wilhelmas (Vilius Storasta; pseudonym Vydünas, Vîdûnas). Jonaten, Lith. Jonaičinose (Jonaičiai), Šilute, German East Prussia 22.3.1868 — Detmold 20.2.1963. Lithuanian (in Germany) Author and Theosophist interested in Sanskrit. Born in German East Prussia as member of the Lithuanian minority. In 1892 graduated from Ragnit (Ragainė) teachers’ seminary and 1896 from…

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SCHULZE, Wilhelm

SCHULZE, Wilhelm. Burgsteinfurt, Westfalen 15.12.1863 — Neu-Babelsberg (Berlin) 15.1.1935. German IE Scholar, founder of the Berlin School. Professor in Berlin. Son of a post employee, educated at Arnoldinum in Burgsteinfurt, where he also learned Hebrew. Studies of classical philology, Germanistics, Indology, Slavistics, general (H. Steinthal) and IE linguistics (J. Schmidt)…

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STERNBACH, Ludwik

STERNBACH, Ludwik. Cracow 12.12.1910 — Paris 25.3.1981. Polish Indologist. Studied law at Cracow, dr.iuris. Then studied Indology at Lwów (under Stasiak) and Cracow (Willman-Grabowska, 1933-38 her Assistant). Ph.D. 1938. From 1939 Docent or ao. Professor of Indology at Lwów, but emigrated because of the war, ending up in India (Bombay).…

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SCHRADER, Friedrich Otto

SCHRADER, Friedrich Otto. Hamburg 19.3.1876 — Kiel 3.11.1961. German Indologist. Professor in Kiel. Son of a judge, educated in Hamburg. Following father’s wishes he worked in business in 1892-95, but continued then studies privately (matriculation 1897). In 1897-1902 studied Indology at Göttingen (Kielhorn), Strassburg (Leumann) and Kiel. Ph.D. 1902 Strassburg.…

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STENZLER, Adolf Friedrich

STENZLER, Adolf Friedrich. Wolgast/Pommern 9.7.1807 — Breslau 27.2.1887. German Indologist. Professor in Breslau. Born in the then Swedish Pomerania, son of Superintendent Lorenz St. and Charlotte Droysen, educated in Wolgast and Friedland/Mecklenburg. In 1826-29 studies of Theology at Greifswald (also Oriental languages under Kosegarten) and Berlin, where he was Bopp’s…

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STEIN, Otto

STEIN, Otto. Saaz/Bohemia (now Žatec in Czech) 21.10.1893 — Łódz Ghetto ?.4.1942. Czechoslovakian (Jewish) Indologist. Professor in Prague. Son of hops dealer Alois Lazar Stein and Charlotte Gerstl. Studies of Indology and Classics at Prague German University under Winternitz, H. Swoboda, et al. Served in WW I in Italy. Ph.D.…

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STEIN, Mark Aurel

STEIN, Mark Aurel. Budapest 26.11.1862 — Kabul 26.10.1943. Sir. Hungarian Explorer, Indologist, and Archaeologist living in India (since 1888). British citizen (1904). Born to aged parents (mother 45, father more), the father M. Nathan Stein was a merchant, uncle Ignaz Hirschler, archaeologist, physician and politician. School in Budapest and Dresden, studied…

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